your guide Roque Santiago
Welcome to the OAXACA BIRDING TOURS Website!

Our company is dedicated to personal birding & cultural tours throughout this amazing state of Oaxaca. We have been offering to our guests the best of Oaxaca Birding. We specialize in customized birding & cultural tours, for individuals & small groups, our emphasis is on professionalism, reliability & personal attention. All of our program is available throughout the year and is flexible to accommodate your special needs. We will do our utmost to provide your with the necessary service to make your holiday a supreme birding experience. All in good health, regardless of age, can participate in Oaxaca Birding & Cultural tours will offer you some of the worlds finest birding experiences.

OAXACA VALLEY. This rich area of interesting landscape with its surrounding mountains holds some of the most interesting species found nowhere else including, Beautiful & Dusky Hummingbird, Pileated Flycatcher, Ocellated Thrasher, Slaty & Dwarf Vireo, Oaxaca & Bridled Sparrow.

THE CLOUD FOREST. Crossing Sierra Juarez, this rich pine/oak forest holds great number of species including, Bumblebee Hummingbird, Dwarf Jay, Aztec Thrush, Chestnut-sided Shrike Vireo, Red Warbler & Collared Towhee from high elevation cloud forest, dropping to the tropical evergreen forest of Atlantic slope, we go through areas of highest bird density appreciating some of the best birds found nowhere else including, Long Tailed Wood partridge, Rufous Breasted Spinetail, Azure hooded jay, Sumichrast´s Wren, Blue Crowned Chlorophonia & Yellow Tailed Oriole.

Oaxaca Birdwatching

SIERRA SUR. Found on the pacific slope of Oaxaca, this large tropical semi-decidous forest holds amazing numbers of species including, Great Swallow tailed Swift, Mexican Hermit, Blue capped, Cinnamon-Sided & Green Fronted Hummingbird, Wagler´s Toucanet, Grey Crowned Woodpecker, White throated Jay.

THE PACIFIC COASTAL LOW LANDS. Rivers draining the adjacent mountains form bays & lagoons, providing excellent habitat for species including, Double day´s Hummingbird, Citroline Trogon, Russet Crowned Motmot, Golden Cheeked Woodpecker, & Red Breasted Chat.

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Spotted Nightingale Thrush

THE ISTHMUS OF TEHUANTEPEC & STRETCHING INTO CHIAPAS. A natural Barrier & the shortest distance between oceans holding numerous of localized endemics including Pacific Parakeet, Lesser Ground Cuckoo, Pacific Screech Owl, Giant Wren, Orange Breasted & Rositas Bunting, Ruddy breasted Seedeater, Sumichrast´s Sparrow.

Roque is an experienced birder & naturalist guide, who has organized & led many nature & cultural tours, originaly from Oaxaca his interest in bird & knowledge of his home country is unrivalled, there is nobody with better knowledge of where to find the specialties of the area.

My name is Roque Antonio Santiago, I will be guiding you on your personalized birding & cultural tour in Oaxaca, the birdiest state in Mexico. Come with us to discover the incredibly rich avifauna & experience this country´s diverse natural history.

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Roque Antonio Santiago
Cuauhtemoc #5 Teotitlan del Valle
Oaxaca, Mexico, C.P 70420