Puerto Rico

Birding Information

Where Do You Want to Go Birding Today
Tina MacDonald's excellent site contains links to Puerto Rico birding hotspots, checklist and maps, information on endemic and endangered birds, links to rare bird information local events and festivals, and information on tours/guides and accommodations.

Where to Go Birding on Vieques, Puerto Rico
Daphne Gemmill, President of Going Birding/BigPockets, has been conducting a bird survey on the island of Vieques since 1982. She describes the best birding spots, and what birds that you are likely to see as well as provided information that you would need for your visit from places to stay to rental car companies.

Birdlife International Bird Links to the World
Their site provides a map and covers number of bird species and endemics plus a checklist, general country information, general web pages, bird pictures, and birding and individual trip reports.


Casa Cubuy
Located on the "backside" of El Yunque above Naguabo, this tranquil ecolodge is a short walk to the Caribbean National Forest.

Tours & Guides

Focus on Nature
This US company has been conducting birding tours on islands in the West Indies in the Caribbean for over a decade. On all the islands that they visit, they focus on the endemic and specialty birds.

Free Living
A list of British birding tour companies and the time of year of their Puerto Rico bird tours.

Victor Emanuel Nature Tours (VENT)
Founded in 1974, it is now the largest company in the world specializing in birding tours. This trip includes Dominican Republic.

All WINGS leaders have varied interests in natural history and other more or less closely
related fields, but the timing and itinerary of their trips are dictated almost entirely by
ornithological considerations.


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Updated 01/20/05