Birding Manaus and surroundings, Amazonas, Brazil (Full Day)

     

Birding at Manaus at the Musa Tower is an unforgettable experience, watching birds in and around Manaus. We will leave early, at 5am in the morning going to Adolpho Ducke Botanical Garden. It was established on October 24, 2000 and is located on the edge of the Biological Reserve which has the same name. It has 5 square kilometers of area, spread over a strip of 500 meters wide by 6 km long along the southern border and 4 km along the western edge of the Reserve. The tower of the Musa allows a privileged view above the treetops. It has a firm, stable, wide and safe structure, made of galvanized steel with 42 meters of height. It has capacity to accommodate 15 people and is currently the largest forest in urban area of ​​Manaus. Our Birding Tour at Manaus area include  várzea of Solimões river at Iranduba Town, at riverside Solimões river.

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Minimum: 1 pax, Maximum: 8 pax,
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Our tour goes start at 5:00 am, when we pick you at Urban hotel going to the Musa Tower. We go watching birds at Musa tower until the 9 AM. After, we will go down to breakfast. Following, we go watching birds around of the Botanical Garden. At 11 am, we will have lunch in a restaurant in Manaus.

Birding Manaus at Musa Tower – what to watch?

In our Birding Manaus  Musa tower, we can to watch birds such as: Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture, Greater Yellow-headed Vulture, King Vulture, Gray-headed Kite, Little Chachalaca, Double-toothed Kite, Scarlet Macaw, Blue-and-yellow Macaw, Green-rumped Parrotlet, Red Fan Parrot, Black-tailed Trogon, Black-fronted Nunbird, Ringed Woodpecker, Cream-colored Woodpecker, Striped Woodcreeper, Pompadour Cotinga, Spangled Cotinga, Plum-throated Cotinga, Dull-capped Attila and others. With luck, we can to watch: Crested Eagle, Harpy Eagle and Ornate Hawk-Eagle. For you know which the birds will be possible watching, please click for see Musa Tower Checklist.

Go Birdwatching Manaus includes varzea Specialties

Our birdwatching in Manaus and surroundings includes Varzea Specialties, we will leave at 13:30 in Manaus, cross the bridge over the Negro river, to the Manoel Urbano highway by road that will take us to the city of Iranduba, in the Amazon. Arriving there, we will watch birds in the Várzea de Iranduba, on the banks of the Solimões River, walking around the várzea forest. Let’s explore an area of ​​várzea located near the fluvial port, behind the city. During the flood season, birds can be seen on the floodplain road that borders the Solimões River. There are several private sites with lakes and lagoons in the interior, where you can observe interesting birds from the Várzea environment. On this road there are several private sites and farms with lakes and ponds that form during the flood season (March to May), where we can observe birds observing interesting birds of the Várzea environment. From May, the waters of the river Solimões advance and cross the road not allowing passage. During the dry season (September to February), there are very interesting pasture areas and access to the road is easier on foot or by car. Bird watching Manaus Includes also looking for Specialties birds at Iranduba Varzea.

Bird watching in the várzea, near Manaus – What watch?

For Bird watching in the várzea forest near close Manaus, among the species that will be possible to watch are: White-footed Boar, Muskrat, Chachalaca de Croup, Heron, Little Blue Heron, Snail, Tawny Parakeet, Orange-winged Parrot, Hoatzin, Greater Ani, Arapaçu-de-zimbros, Arapaçu-de-pico Long-Shouldered Spinel, Red-and-White Spinetail, Yellow-browed Tody-Flycatcher, Black-capped Attila Donacobius, Hooded Tanager, Masked Crimson Tanager, Red-capped Cardinal , Russet-backed Oropendola, Green Oropendola, Blackbird Oriole, Red-breasted Blackbird and many others.At Iranduba várzea in our Birding we can to watch… White-faced Whistling-Duck, Muscovy Duck, Buff-browed Chachalaca, Capped Heron, Little Blue Heron, Snail Kite, Slender-billed Kite, Slate-colored Hawk, Sunbittern, Azure Gallinule, Sungrebe, Canary-winged Parakeet, Tui Parakeet, Orange-winged Parrot, Hoatzin, Greater Ani, Zimmer’s Woodcreeper, Long-billed Woodcreeper, Pale-breasted Spinetail, Yellow-chinned Spinetail, Red-and-white Spinetail, Yellow-browed Tody-Flycatcher, Dull-capped Attila, Lesser Kiskadee, Black-capped Donacobius, Hooded Tanager, Masked Crimson Tanager, Red-capped Cardinal, Russet-backed Oropendola, Green Oropendola, Oriole Blackbird, Red-breasted Blackbird and many others. For you know which the birds will be possible watching, please click see Iranduba Varzea Checklist.

At 5:00 p.m. we will return to Manaus, ending our birdwatching trip in Manaus and his surroundings. If you plan to spend a full day watcing birds in Manaus, then this touand fantastic experience in Brazil. For complete information, send us an e-mail. For full information, please send us e-mail.

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