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Peru: Manu REVISED

Ecuador: Jocotoco

Custom / Private Tours



Ecuador Mindo 2012

Arizona May 2012

Jocotoco Ecuador 2012








Tour Teasers


Rufous Potoo is one of the most enigmatic of the potoos - we have a great chance for it on an Ecuador's East Slope tour.


We have a chance to see the rare White-faced Nunbird on a Northern Peru trip to Owlet Lodge. Available for a custom tour.


Resplendent Quetzal is an amazing bird that we regularly see on a Costa Rica tour. I am available for Custom trips to Costa Rica.


This Northern Pygmy-Owl was nesting in Cave Creek Canyon on a Southeastern Arizona tour in May.


The Mountain Gorilla is one of the fantastic highlights of a trip to Uganda.


There's nothing quite like birding in the tropics, especially seeing Black-mandibled Toucan in Panama and Ecuador!


Uganda is "THE" place to see Shoebill - I hope to offer another Uganda tour in 2014.


It is difficult to imagine a bird this bright inside of a dark cloud-forest. Come see Andean Cock-of-the-Rock on our Peru and Ecuador tours.


The Jocotoco Antpitta was first discovered in 1997 - it is a regular feature of our Southern Ecuador tour in October.


The Plate-billed Mountain-Toucan is usually seen on the Ecuador: Mindo and the West Slope of the Andes tour.


The "Mexican" Spotted Owl is one of the regular owls we search for on a Southeastern Arizona tour in May.



Welcomes You!


Birding Tours Guided By

Gary Rosenberg


*Year-round birding vacations.


*Custom and private tours to anywhere in the United States, Central and South America, as well as exotic places such as Borneo and Uganda.


*Birding tours to the finest locations: including Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, and Southeastern Arizona, and now Uganda.


*High Quality tours that offer the same excellent ground experience as the larger tour companies.


*Experienced guide — travel with an internationally recognized ornithologist with more than 30 years of planning and leading tours.


*Affordable — take advantage of small-company prices.


*Support sustainable communities by staying at locally run lodges.


*Fun! — in addition to expert birding, learn how to Digiscope!


(updated January 2016)



Peru: Manu and Machu Picchu


October 5 - October 23

with extension to Machu Picchu to Oct 26


I am very excited to offer a NEW revised tour to Manu Peru that will visit spend more time (than previous trips) along the famous Manu Road. We will have three nights at Wayquecha Lodge, then three nights at San Pedro (Paradise Lodge), and three nights along the lower Manu road at new lodge Villa Carmen. We follow this with a SIX night stay at wonderful Manu Wildlife Center! This revised itinerary will be more relaxing, yet more comprehansive! There will be an extension to wonderful Machu Picchu immediately following the Manu trip.



Southern Ecuador: Jocotoco Reserves and Orange-throated Tanager.


October 29 - November 15, 2016


Southern Ecuador has become my most successful trip in recent years - my trip in October/November 2015 saw more than 600 species, including rarities such as Jocotoco Antpitta, Orange-throated Tanager, Long-wattled Umbrellabird, El Oro Parakeet, and many Tumbesian endemics! My trip in 2016 will be a repeat, and we plan again to visit the Cuenca region, especially Yungilla in search of the re-discovered Pale-headed Brush-Finch. Sign up soon, as this tour has been very popular!