Belize, and especially the Cayo District, is a birdwatchers paradise. The gardens and jungle around the Belize Jungle Dome are home to many types of Toucans, parrots, hummingbirds, owls, and more.
For example, here is the list of birds spotted on a single morning birding walk from the Belize Jungle Dome (42 different species spotted in less than two hours):

  • Amazon Kingfisher
  • American Red Start
  • Barred Antshrike
  • Black-cowled Oriole
  • Black Vulture
  • Black-crowned Tityra
  • Black-headed Saltador
  • Brown Jay
  • Cattle Egret
  • Clay-colored robin
  • Cormoran
  • Cuckoo
  • Dove
  • Frigate Bird
  • Gold-fronted Woodpecker
  • Great Kiskade
  • Green Heron
  • Grossbeak
  • Hawks (multiple)
  • Hummingbirds (multiple)
  • Keel-billed Toucan
  • Little Blue Heron
  • Mangrove Swallow
  • Melodious Blackbird
  • Osprey
  • Passerini’s Tanager
  • Plain Chachalaca
  • Sandpiper
  • Social Flycatcher
  • Thrushes (multiple)
  • Tropical Mockingbird
  • Warblers (multiple)
  • White fronted parrot
  • Wrens (multiple)
  • Black-headed Siskin

We can customize a birding itinerary to suit your needs, with as many different birding expeditions as you request. Optional extras to the birding itinerary can include:

  • A visit to the Belize Zoo, which is Belize’s own little wildlife rescue center, home to some incredible Harpy Eagles, Jabiru Storks, Macaws, and \
  • A visit to the Belize Bird Rescue Center (with some optional volunteering and/or a presentation/talk on local birds of prey)

Contact us for more information and to create your own custom birding package with us.