Bird Watching

Things to do while in Guyana
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Birds Watching

For birders, Guyana has over 877 migrant and resident bird species for visitors to see. Whether you are a beginner or keen birder, watching spectacular species of birds freely flying overhead and whistle will be an unforgettable experience.

From the range of parrots, toucans, the harpy eagle, Guiana Cock-of-the-Rock, Blood-Coloured Woodpecker, Crimson Fruit crow, and the Elusive Rufus-Winged Ground-Cuckoo, Guyana is indeed a bird paradise and a place where birders should always visit.

 

Birding hot spots in Guyana

  • Georgetown (capital city) - a wide range of parrots and other species can be seen in the National Park, Promenade and Botanical Gardens and the Georgetown Seawall.
  • Kaieteur National Park - the Guiana Cock-of-the-Rock, Orange-Breasted Falcon, white-Chinned and White-Tipped Swifts are the species that could be seen here in abundance.
  • Iwokrama - Blue-Checked Amazon, Merail Guan, Guiana Red-Cotinga, Rufous-Throated Antbird, Waved Woodpecker, Ducsky Pupletuft, Painted Parakeet and White-Winged Potoo  are just a few amongst the hundreds that can be seen in this area.
  • The Rupununi - Harpy Eagle, Cayenne Jay, Finsch’s Euphonia, Double- Striped Thick Knee, Green-Tailed Jacamar, Pinnate Bittern, Crestless Curassow, Bearded Tachuri are only some of the species that can been seen regularly here.
  • Essequibo Region - Pointed-Tailed Palmcreeper, Paradise Jacamar, Red-Bellied Macaw, Black-Necked Aracari, Painted Tody Flycatcher, Spotted Antpitta and just few bird amongst that hundreds  that are found in the Essequibo.
  • Coastline Areas - an emerging new destination for birders and the habitat for the national bird of Guyana, the Hoatzin. The Hoatzin can be seen in the Mahaicony/Abary areas in great numbers. Many migratory species of birds also nested along the coast and can be seen every day.

THINGS TO DO

Bird Watching

For birders, Guyana has over 877 migrant and resident bird species for visitors to see.

Sports Fishing

Guyana’s fresh waters are bursting with fishes. Often called the “Land of Many Waters” or the “Big River Country”

Shopping

Whether you are on Regent Street or in Charity Village, shopping should never be omitted from your itinerary while in Guyana.

Dining

Dining in Guyana is all about our eclectic cuisine, ambience and impeccable services.

Tours

The best tours in Guyana as awarded by millions of travelers.

Night Life

After you've had your day fill of fun, it's time to check the vibrant and diverse night entertainment that awaits you.

Trekking

The Amazon Rainforest of Guyana provides an amazing trekking experience.

Community Tourism

The Indigenous communities of the Amazon Rainforest in Guyana offer a unique community tourism experience.

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