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iguazu falls

Atlantic Rainforest

Iguazu Falls

Birding Tour


The Iguaçu National Park in Brazil, and the Iguazú National Park in Argentina are major attractions that feature dramatic waterfalls and lookouts. In addition, both parks offer top-notch birding opportunities. These incredibly biodiverse areas are loaded with wildlife; around 400 bird species, over 2,000 species of plants, 80 mammal species, and countless invertebrate species can be found!


  • The tour starts and ends at Foz do Iguaçu (IGU Airport) or Puerto Iguazu (IGR Airport)
  • Best time: From May to November
  • Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
  • Exclusive, English-speaking Birding Guide
  • Birding around the wonderful Iguazu Falls
  • Endemic & Endangered Bird Species

Target species

Birds that can be encountered during your outings include the endangered Black-fronted Piping Guan (Pipile jacutinga), Great Dusky Swift, Planalto Hermit, Versicolored Hemerald, Violet-capped Woodnymph White-throated Hummingbird, Glittering-bellied Emerald, and Black Jacobin. Other species you can spot include Toco Toucan, Red-breasted Toucan, Spot-billed Toucanet, Chestnut-eared Aracari, Blue-winged macaw, Maroon-bellied Parakeet, ... Scaly-headed Parrot, Surucua Trogon, Red-ruffed Fruitcrow, Rufous-capped Motmot, Plush-crested Jay, Robust Woodpecker, Yellow-fronted Woodpecker, Blond-crested Woodpecker, Green-headed Tanager, Magpie Tanager, along with many other tanagers. You will also be on the lookout for Blue-naped Chlorophonia, Blue Manakin, White-shouldered Fire-eye, and Rufous-winged Antwren.

Probable sightings of South American Coati, Squirrel, and other pulse-quickening mammals.

    Outline itinerary

  • DAY1

    Arrival at Foz do Iguaçu - Birding around the lodge

  • DAY2

    Birding on the Argentine side of the falls

  • DAY3

    Birding on the Brazilian side of the falls

  • DAY4

    Birding the Urugua-í Provincial Park (Argentina)

  • DAY5

    Birding and departure


    Visit the hummingbird garden.

This tour includes

  • Private transportation
  • Exclusive, English-speaking Birding Guide
  • Accommodations
  • Food
  • Park Entrance Fees

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IGB5 - Iguazu Falls Birding Tour

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