Bird Watching - Margarita Island - Walter's Tours
There are a wide variety of birds that can be seen on Margarita Island and this tour will bring you toplaces on the island where you would most likely see them.
Bird Watching on the Macanao Peninsula, Margarita Island
The Macanao Peninsula is the western portion of Margarita Island, with a surface of over 100 sq. miles (more than 300 sq. Km.) As a consequence of its relative isolation, this region was left aside from the development progress, recently undergone by the rest of Margarita, still keeping this vast vegetation little disturbed and a diversity of fauna adapted to living in arid areas.
Adding many scenic beauties, Margarita Island constitutes a major potential for the developing of ECOTOURISM, mainly for birdwatchers. The bird communities of the Macanao Peninsula is composed of over 100 species, among which attractive endemic or restricted distribution subspecies, easily spotted from main roads or side dirt roads leading to beaches or hills.
Some of our bird communities are :
* Margarita Island Race (Rare 100-200 birds)
** Margarita Island
*** Venezuela's National Bird