Author: David Ascanio

Tours

If you have a trip in mind, please send us your wish-list plus number of days as well as lodging and transportation expectations. Also, we will need to know if you are willing to hire a local guide.   The […]
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Welcome to Ascanio Birding Tours!

The leading birdwatching company  for Venezuela, Suriname and Guyana. We have  been operating and leading birding tours in Venezuela, Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname and Guyana since 1986. We arrange tailored birding trips to Rancho Grande, the plains (Llanos), the […]
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Trinidad & Tobago 2011

Unlike the 2010 tour, this time we were exposed to rain almost every day and that affected bird activity. Birds that normally are active during the dry season were somehow quiet, while many uncommon passerine were not only active but singing regularly. Also, Masked Duck was seen with ducklinks and Pinnated Bittern flew in front of our van in the W side of the island of Trinidad. In Waterloo we were able to report a rare vagrant to these islands, Herring Gul. One of the most special moments was the finding of Rufous Night jar (singing and scoped!) in Aripo, a lifer for our local guide, Mahase.

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Costa Rica 2010

There is no other country in the Americas where the saying small is beautiful applies better than Costa Rica. Our tour visited key birding areas inclusing Carara, Monteverde, Arenal, Selva Verde and Poas volcano. We did bird narrow trails, visited […]
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