Our Volcan Colima & Balsas drainage Extension starts in Manzanillo where we search out Citreoline Trogon, San Blas Jay, Happy & Sinaloa Wren, Blue Mockingbird and Red-breasted Chat before heading to the volcanic slopes of Volcan de Colima for West Mexican Chachalaca, Banded Quail, Balsas Screech Owl, Colima Pygmy Owl, Long-tailed Wood Partridge, Chestnut-sided Shrike Vireo, Dwarf Vireo and Lesser Roadrunner.
Citreoline Trogon, Black-chested Sparrow, San Blas, Transvolcanic & White-throated Magpie Jay, Happy, Grey-barred, White-bellied & Sinaloa Wren, Blue Mockingbird, Green-striped Brushfinch, Red-breasted Chat, West Mexican Chachalaca, Banded Quail, Balsas Screech Owl, Colima Pygmy Owl, Long-tailed Wood Partridge, Chestnut-sided Shrike-Vireo, Dwarf Vireo, Orange-breasted Bunting, Russet-crowned Motmot, Mexican Violetear, Rivoli’s, Amethyst-throated, Broad-billed & White-eared Hummingbird, Aztec Thrush and Lesser Roadrunner.
semi-deciduous forest, mixed pine and oak forests, volcanic slopes, coastline, scrub, rivercourses, canyons, thorn scrub
hot with varying levels of humidity
Max Group Size
8 with 1 Rockjumper leader & local birding leader
Tour Pace & Walking
Ease of Birding
mostly easy with some tougher species
Volcan de Colima, Mexican architecture, incredible Mexican food
good to excellent