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Birding at Presidente Figueiredo

Birdng at Presidente Figueiredo, Amazonas – Brazil (3 days/2 nights)

Available Any Time under request
Minimum: 02 pax, Maximum: 8 pax,
PrivativeTour: Under Request.

PRICE: Under Request. Overnight at Inn on Double occupancy. Suplement Single: R$ 80. We have special prices for groups more than four pax. Please request us.


Birding at Presidente Figueiredo – it is a fantastic and unique experience in Birdwatching trip. The city is situated 107 km from the Amazon capital, Manaus (Amazonas, Brazil), on the edge of Highway BR-174, which integrates the Amazon to the Caribbean and North America. It has more than 300 species of wild birds catalogued. We depart from Manaus on BR-174 highway, well paved to the town of Presidente Figueiredo. On this itinerary we are offering is a fascinating bird trip in the Terra Firme Forest!

We go depart from Manaus at 4:30 am in the morning driving by BR-174 Highway. Arriving at Presidente Figueiredo we go straight to the Urubui Road. At 11:00 am we go to Lodging, do Check-In, knowing the accommodations and then we will have lunch.

Our wake up will be at 4:40 am, breakfast will be at 5 am at Inn. Our outputs will be at 5:30am in the morning, stopping at noon to lunch. We go back to field at 2:30 pm, stopping our birding trip at 6 pm. We will have Dinner at 7:00 pm and after, we go do checklist, daily. All our lunch and Dinner, we will have in restaurants “selfie service”, where each one choose what intend eating. On the last day, we go doing check out in hotel at noon, put our bags on the car and we will go to lunch. At 2:30 pm we will watch birds on the roadside and forest edge. At 4 pm, finish our Birding trip returning to Manaus with arrival planned at 6:30 pm.

Our Birdtrip will be made in (1) Urubui road, (2) Mari-mari Privative Reserve; (3) Orchids’ Park; (4) Iracema Falls Privative Reserve; (5) Flooded area in center of Figueiredo and Onça Privative Reserve.

Go Bird watching at Presidente Figueiredo, going directly to Urubui Road on the first day. There, we will can watch birds such as: Red-lored Parrot, Orange Winged Parrot, Sapphire-Rumped Parrotlet, Red-Fan Parrot, Black-headed Antbird, Black and Red-throated Caracara, Yellow-Tufted Woodpecker, Black-faced Hawk, Crimsom-Crested and Red-Necked Woodpecker, Yellow-throated Flycatcher, Barn Owl. At afternoon, we going to watch birds in the Mari-mari Private Reserve looking for Crowned Black Manakin, Blue-and-yellow Macaw, Black Numbird, Red-billed Woodcreeper, Chestnut-Rumped Woodcreeper, Chestnut-Rumped Woodcreeper and we can to see the magnificent Guianan Cock-of-the-Rock.

On the second day, we go bird watching along Parque das Orquídeas, a Municipal Park, looking for Ferruginous Antbird, Spot-backed Antwren, White-throated Antbird, Rufous-capped Antthrush, Plain-brown Woodcreeper, Bar-bellied Woodcreeper, Curve-billed Scythebill, Guianan Red-Cotinga, Marail Guan. Amazonian Antshrike, Cinereous Antshrike, Yellow-throated Woodpecker, Spot-breasted Woodpecker, Waved Woodpecker, Gray Antbird, Wedge-billed Woodcreeper, Cinnamon-throated Woodcreeper, Chestnut-rumped Woodcreeper, Wing Banded Wren and others. At the End of the trail, there is a campina forest, where we go looking for birds specializeed on this environment where the soil is formed of white sand, looking for Rufous-crowned Elaenia, Thrush-like Mouner, Pale-bellied Mourner, Black Manakin, Blue-backed Tanager, Bronzy Jacamar, Northern Slaty-Antshrike. All they are Campina’s specialists, and with luck we can see the rare Pelzeln’s Tody-Tyrant, rediscovered in 2002.

At Afternoon, we will go bird watching at Iracema Falls Reserve looking for: Tiny Hawk, Collared Puffbird, Amazonian  Barred  Woodcreeper, Guianan  Warbling-Antbird, White-plumed Antbird, Sirystes, Bronzy Jacamar, Black Manakin, Red-shouldered Tanager, Red-throated Caracara, Plumbeous Pigeon, Ruddy Pigeon, Scaled Pigeon, Painted Parakeet, Golden-winged Parakeet. Sapphire-rumped Parrotlet, Black Curassow, Dusky Parrot, Red-lored Parrot, Violaceous Trogon, Black-tailed Trogon, White-tailed Trogon, Paradise Jacamar, Black Nunbird, Channel-billed Toucan, Green Aracari, Black-necked Aracari, Guianan Toucanet, Green Oropendola, Strong-billed Woodcreeper, Large-billed Seed-Finch, Olivaceus Schiffornis, Fiery-tailed Awlbill and Bonaparte’s Golden-green Woodpecker, recently separated from chrysochloros’ specie (2013), and with luck we will watch Crimson Topaz. Here we will can find also, several primates such as, Brown Capuchin, Red Howler Monkey and Golden handed-Tamarin. On the second day at night, we go looking for owls and Potoos, for about an hour and a half. Then we return to the hotel to sleep.

On the third day, early morning, we go looking for birds in the flooded area (a small swamp) at center of the town, where we will can watch Point-tailed Palmcreeper, Red-Belied Macaw, Scarlet Macaw, Little Chachalaca, Orange winged Parrot, Green Aracari, Black-necked Aracari, Black-throated Mango, White-necked Jacobin, Rufous-Throated Sapphire, Fork-tailed Woodnymph, Moriche Oriole, Epaulet Oriole and many others birds. Following, at 8 am, we will go watching birds at Reserva da Onça, a privative Reserve looking for Capuchingbird, Rufous-throated Antbird, Double-banded Pygmy-Tyrant, Guianan Warbling-Antbird, Golden-winged Parakeet among others.

Please, below we are availlabling a Checklist from eBird to download.

Checklist Presidente Figueiredo eBird.

Do you want to go Bird watching at Presidente Figueiredo? Comes with us to live this fascinating bird trip in the biggest area of continuous tropical forest of the Amazon. Register yourself now and come live this wonderful experience with us. Confirmed your participation on this tour, we go sending to you a checklist to print and bring.  For more information, please send us e-mail.

General conditions for the Tour

All participants must prepare themselves reading detailed the general conditions for the tour, Diary itinerary and other information about the Birdtour requested.

Time: Please, we ask you by attention to keep the start times and end of the tour.

Group Size: The Group Size is limited from 02 to 8 participants, dislocating by car in paved road, sleeping in Inn, conditioned air and TV, on double ocupation. For a privative tour, please contact us.

Upon Request: For tailor-made itineraries into the Tour in/out these months, logistical support, consult us.

Included: Tour start and end in Manaus, transfer Hotel/Tour and come back to Hotel or airport, accommodation, birdguide services, entrance fee at sites and all regular meals, 02 overnights at Inn with air on double occupancy, full board, outings as described. Arrangements may be made to accommodate on apartments singles the customers that wish.

Not Included: Airfare, overnight in Manaus, beverages, medical costs or hospitalization, insurance, personal expenses as laundry and phone calls.

Payments: The payments must be made in Brazilian Reais (R$) Brazilian currency. We do not accept credit card or bank check. Special cases will be examined carefully and arrangements may be made to facilitate participation in the tour. The prices are subject to the change and can to vary according the number of participant. Please, e-mail us for price confirmation.