Time of year
Brilliant sightings, helpful farmer (calls the wild birds to come out of the forest which enables you to take photos) and delicious breakfast
This would have been 5 stars, but there were a lot of people (with lots of big cameras) the morning we took this trip, which made it hard to see the Cock of the Rock. A quieter morning would have been better. We also got to see antpittas and many lovely birds at the outdoor…
we thought this would be a lame stop but it was a pleasant surprise, well worth the visit on your way to other stops.
This is a fabulous place for serious birders. Can see an active Cock of the Rock lek. On the morning tour there are many good birds, including hard to see antpittas at close range. Also saw golden-headed quetzal, masked trogon, dark-backed woodquaill and various hummingbirds…
We stayed for one night. This is a small, family run place that is a challenge to find but completely worth it. The lodge is on the side of a mountain with hummingbird feeders and a bird viewing platform. Even in the rain you can spot birds all day long. We had the suite with…