Northern Chile Pre-Extension: Birding the High Andes, Lowland Valleys and Coastal Pelagic
This tour reaches the highest altitudes in our Chile birding offerings in northern Chile. This trip is an exciting birding journey designed to discover the endemics and specialties of the northern part of Chile. Besides enjoying birds and other wildlife, we will explore and enjoy Chile's marvelous landscapes, excellent infrastructure, and great cuisine.
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These truly diverse ecosystems are home to many interesting bird species such as Chilean Woodstar (very range restricted endemic), Andean Swift, Diademed Sandpiper-Plover, Slender-billed Finch, James's Flamingo and many more. You will spend several days birding each of these areas to find some of the rarest and/or range-restricted specialties. More details on top bird species are indicated below, and more details in our detailed itinerary.
Pricing: $2,090 US Dollars or £1,670 GBP for 6 Days and 5 Nights.
Group Size: Most tours viable at 6 to 8 participants.
October 21 to 26, 2021
December 30 (in 2021) to January 4, 2022
Our knowledgeable local guides will lead you on the optimal route to see the largest number of species possible. You will visit a number of different parks and reserves to view a nice variety of habitat, wildlife, and amazing scenery.
Chilean Woodstar, Peruvian Thick-knee, Chilean Flamingo, Andean Flamingo, James’s Flamingo, Andean Swift, Lesser Rhea, Puna Tinamou, Puna Plover, Andean Lapwing, Andean Avocet, Puna Teal, Andean Hillstar, Creamy-breasted Canastero, Canyon Canastero, Hooded Siskin, Band-tailed Seedeater, Black-hooded Sierra-Finch, Mourning Sierra-Finch, Ash-breasted Sierra-Finch, Puna Ibis, Andean Goose, Rufous-bellied Seedsnipe, Gray-breasted Seedsnipe, Diademed Sandpiper-Plover, Peruvian Sheartail, Oasis Hummingbird, Tamarugo Conebill, Peruvian Diving-Petrel, Elliot’s Storm-Petrel, Markham’s Storm-Petrel