All our Guides live in Puerto Rico.  Not only we know the best spots to find
the birds,
but we also know our history, culture, and natural resources.
For nature, adventure, and cultural tours, please visit our sister website at AdvenTours PUERTO RICO
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Birding Association´s PRINCIPLES
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information on the
LINKS section.
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Located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea,
Puerto Rico is the smallest of the Greater Antilles, part of the
Caribbean Biodiversity Hotspot, and a BirdLife´s Endemic
Bird Area (EBA 029 - Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands).  
Endemics, Antillean and Caribbean specialties, migratory
species, rare birds, native and resident species are waiting for
you to be discovered.
We are open 7 days a week!
With a limited geographic
area, our avifauna consists
of 349 species of birds, of
which 17 are endemic
species. Near 120 species
breed in our territory,
others overwinter in our
archipelago.  While the
Caribbean region hosts
208 endemic bird species,
we have 12% of those
endemic species, plus
other Caribbean
"Winter" in Puerto Rico
This is why Puerto Rico
makes an ideal birding

"Puerto Rico is an incubator of
evolution, with 16 surviving
endemic bird species on an
island only 100 by 35 miles in
size. In the USA by
comparison, the 48 contiguous
US states have more than 800
times as much land area, but
only 11 surviving endemic bird
species. In addition 25 species
of birds endemic to the West
Indies occur in Puerto Rico."

Half, full, and multi-day birding trips!
After 20 years in business, all birding trips are now offered
using our new brand name for the birding programs:
Puerto Rico
by AdvenTours.  Our initial objective is still
alive:  to offer a high quality service on all our personalized
Since 1992 AdvenTours has been pioneer offering private
birding trips in Puerto Rico.  

We are a fully licensed birding tour operator with Certified
Guides/Drivers by the Government and
with all necessary
permits and endorsements from the Government to offer
our services
, including bird watching and night owling
at El Yunque National Forest
Join one of our birders around our national territory. Whether
you are for a few hours, one day or just planning your next
trip to Puerto Rico,  
we have the right birding alternative
for you!

As a responsible traveler your money is invested 100% in
Puerto Rico since we sponsor local initiatives (guides,
drivers, hotels, and restaurants).
Our birding trips are offered
on a private basis:  half,
full or multiple day trips,
plus all-inclusive birding
packages.  Check the
dates of our scheduled
birding trips if you want to
share with other birders.
Photo birding trips
, birding
kayak trips and pelagic
birding are available upon
special request.  
Disabled birders are welcome!
"As the path of the birds in the air or of fishes in the water is invisible, even so is the path of the possessors of wisdom."
¡Hablamos español!
The original birding trip looking for the 5
hummingbirds nesting in our Puerto Rico.
Go Birding!
6d/5n, call for price!
August through December
Target bird:  Puerto Rican Parrot off-breeding season
Available for 2 PAX, please ask for price.

Sounds of Puerto Rico
8d/7n, call for price!
Nature & Birding Tour Package
January through April, 2014
All-inclusive BIRDING Tour Packages
El Yunque National Forest is located
in the mountains of Sierra de Luquillo,
a 45 minute drive East from San Juan.  
It is the perfect birding spot to find as
many endemic, native, and Antillean
specialties as possible in one day.

El Yunque consists of four forest zones:
Tabonuco, Palo Colorado, Palma de
Sierra and the Cloud Forest.
Depending on the birding trip to El Yunque that you select, we cover from one
to four of these zones.  Effort levels go from easy to low-impact to moderate
and/or challenging.  Disabled birders?  We have the right option for you!  For
El Yunque half, full, and multi-day birding trips, please
visit this section.  
Night owling available!!!
On the Eastern tip, we can find the
five hummingbirds that nest in our
territory.  We
created this birding
route to give you the opportunity to
see all hummers in a short time frame.
 Includes a short stop at El Yunque
National Forest and the Eastern coast
dry zone.  For more information,
this section.
Private birding trips are the best alternative for
birding photographers who require more
time to take home the perfect shot of one our

For the past twenty one years, we have offering
this option islandwide.  You will go with a local
Birder Guide directly to where we know the bird
will be.  Excellent for cruise ship passengers.

Beginner birders or photographers can join one
of our photography workshops.

For photography birding trips,
visit this
As part of our social responsibility, in 2002 we founded
Puerto Rican Association of Interpretation
and Education, Inc.
).  Through APIE we coordinate bird
counts (Mayagüez, Maricao, Vieques Island), endemic
bird festival (Maricao), also we participate as speakers in
different activities promoting conservation through birding.
APIE also offer trainings and continue education for Tour
Guidesand Environmental Interpreters.
Groups and extended families are welcome.  
Please contact our Group Department for quote.
Our main office is located in Mayagüez,
largest city in the
West region,
known as Porta del Sol.  

This region is home of some of the  
species that are not found or are less
common in the East:  Elfin Woods
Warbler, Yellow-shouldered Black Bird,
Lesser Antillean Pewee, Puerto Rican
Nightjar, Green Mango.
Half, full, and multi-day birding trips are also available departing from
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4776  2abr  4807  10abr   4907  8may
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Cruise passenger, do you want to go birding?

Transportation is available from San Juan,
Mayagüez, and Ponce ports.   All our vehicles
comply with Government´s requirements.
New regulations in Puerto Rico require that anyone paid to offer guiding service must be certified by local
Government.  When hiring a Guide, you should verify that the person is certified by the Puerto Rico
Tourism Board.  Groups visiting Puerto Rico should and must hire local Certified Tour Guides.