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CODE

Availability
Effort Level
Meeting Point
Minimum
Price
Transportation
Private Trip
Reservations
Entrance Fees
Not included

Restrictions
METRO-BW-HD (Half-day)
METRO-BW-FD (Full-day)
Daily upon request
Easy to moderate
On site
1 PAX
Please contact us
Included
Yes
Always required
Included
Guide expenses,lunch, or
tips
Non-smokers only
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MetroBirds
Half or full day, several options available

If you are in San Juan, and your time frame for birding is limited or you
just don´t want to spend time on the road, MetroBirds is probably your
best alternative.  

We have several sites within 20 to 30 minutes drive from San Juan.  
Selected site will depend on your how much time available you have and
the species of birds you will like to see.
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All birding trips are weather permissible. especially during the Summer--Sahara dust, Monserrat Volcano ashes, high concentration of mold, and/or Hurricane Season.
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Slow mobility birders are welcome!
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Cruise passenger, do you want to go
birding and need transportation?






Transportation is available from San Juan,
Mayagüez, and Ponce ports.   All our
vehicles comply with Government´s
requirements.
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CODE
Availability
Effort Level
Meeting Point
Minimum
Price
Transfers
Private Trip
Reservations
Entrance Fees
Not included

Restrictions
OSJ-BW-CRUISE
Daily, morning or evening
Easy
On site
1 PAX
Please contact us
Available upon request
Yes
Always required
Included
Guide expenses,lunch, or
tips
Non-smokers only
Old San Juan
2 - 3 hours

Just a few hours in town for birding?  The Old San Juan has several good
spots that you can combine with a
historical walking tour.  Winter
season is excellent for migratory warblers.

Excellent for cruise ship passengers arriving at the touristic port (Piers
1 through 4).  If you arrive at the Panamericano Pier, you will need to take
a taxi in order to meet the Birder Guide at the Old San Juan.  Pick-up and
drop-off available at extra cost.  
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CODE
Availability
Effort Level
Meeting Point
Minimum
Price
Tansportation
Private Trip
Reservations
Entrance Fees
Not included

Restrictions
CAG-BW-CRUISE
Upon request
Easy
Flexible
1 PAX
Please contact us
Available upon request
Yes
Always required
Included
Guide expenses,lunch, or
tips
Non-smokers only
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CODE
Availability
Effort Level
Meeting Point
Minimum
Price
Transfers
Private Trip
Reservations
Entrance Fees
Not included

Restrictions
YNQ-BW-CRUISE
Daily,morning or evening
Easy
Flexible
1 PAX
Please contact us
Available upon request
Yes
Always required
Included
Guide expenses,lunch, or
tips
Non-smokers only
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Caguas
Half-day

Even though Caguas is consider part of the Eastern-Central Region, it is
located only 30 minutes from San Juan which makes it an excellent option
for late departure cruise ships or flights, for families with small kids, or
beginners.  This town host a variety of birds including the
Plain Pigeon, PR
Green Mango, PR Tody, PR Vireo, and others.

Transportation and transfer is included within this option.
El Yunque National Forest
Several options available - El Yunque is closed on December 25th.

Nominated as one of the new Seven Wonders of Nature, El Yunque is the
best birding spot in the east.  There is no other place in Puerto Rico like El
Yunque.  In only one birding spot, you will have endemics, such as: Tody,
Lizard Cuckoo, Elfin-woods Warbler, Bullfinch, Tanager, Spindalis, Oriole,
Screech Owl, Emerald, Green Mango, Flycatcher, Parrot, and Woodpecker.  It
only takes a 45 minutes drive from hotels, port or airport in San Juan to El
Yunque.  This option is perfect for slow mobility birders, it also can be
combined with the Colibrí Quest or the Eastern Coastal Dry Forest.
Staying in San Juan and looking for a shore excursion, but with a limited time frame for birding?  
Pick-up / drop-off is available from the port, Isla Verde International Airport (Luis Muñoz Marín),  
and selected hotels located at the Old San Juan, Condado, and Isla Verde--check this
link for price.

Please contact us to evaluate which alternative is best for you.
You should bring  

  • Comfortable hiking boots or
    shoes that could get dirty,
  • Sunblock,
  • Hat,
  • Rain gear
  • Binoculars,
  • Scope,
  • Camera,
  • ...and a big smile.

We provide

  • Bottled water,
  • Insect repellent,
  • Nikon ProStaff Scope,
  • Certified Tour Guide

Be prepared for

  • uneven terrain,
  • rain
Birds, nature, culture, and regional cuisine.
All birding trips are weather permissible. especially during the Summer--Sahara dust, Monserrat Volcano ashes, high concentration of mold, and/or Hurricane Season.
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3928  17agosto    4021  18sep   4274  4dic
4359  2ene  4449  18ene  4706  17mar
4776  2abr  4807  10abr   4907  8may
4925   15may   4956  21may  5014  3jun  5022  15jun  
5061    5083  24jun   5195  23jul
6432  15mar2010
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Updated January 1, 2017.
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