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


Birding at Manaus on Musa Tower and surroundings, Amazonas, Brazil. It is an unforgettable experience in Birdwatching at Manaus. We will leave early, at 5 AM going to the in Adolpho Ducke Botanical Garden. It went created on October 24, 2000, and is located on the edge of Biological Reserve that has the same name. It has 5 square kilometers of area, distributed over a range of 500 meters wide by 6 km in length along the southern border and 4 km along the western edge of the Reserve. The Musa tower allows a privileged view above the treetops. It has firm, stable, wide and safe structure, made in galvanized steel with 42 meters high. It has capacity to accommodate 15 persons and currently is a largest forest in the urban area. Our Birding Tour at Manaus area include watching birds at várzea of Solimões river at Iranduba Town, at riverside Solimões river.

Available Any Time under request
Minimum: 1 pax, Maximum: 8 pax,
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We have special prices for groups more than four pax. Please request us.

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 watch birds around the Botanical Garden and inside forest. At 11 am, we will have lunch in a restaurant in Manaus.

Birdwatching at Musa Tower at Manaus – what to watch?

Birdwatching from Musa tower at Manaus, we can to watch 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.

Going Birdwatching at Iranduba Várzea Forest

At 1:30 pm, we will leave Manaus, we will cross the bridge over the black river, bound for highway Manoel Urbano by highway that will lake us at Iranduba Town, at Amazonas. Arriving there, we go to stop and we go Birdwatching at Iranduba Várzea forest from Solimões river, walking around of várzea forest. At Iranduba Town, we will explore an area of várzea located near the port, behind of city.

Birding at Iranduba Várzea Forest – What are Specialties

In this place, we will go birding aT Iranduba Varzea Forest behind the city and near the river port. There is also a mud road called the “Estrada da Várzea” (Várzea Road). On this road there are several private sites and farm with lakes and ponds that form during the flood season (March to May), where we can watching birds watching interesting birds from the Várzea environment. From May, the waters of the river Solimões advance and cover the road not allowing the passage. During the dry season (September to February), there are very interesting pasture areas and access to the road is easier by walking or car. 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 pm, we will back to Manaus, finishing our birding trip at Musa Tour and Iranduba Várzea around of Manaus. If youu intend to spend a full day going bird watching around of Manaus, then this tour was designed for you. Then come with us to live this exciting and fantastic experience in the Brazil For full information, please send us e-mail.