Private bird photography day tours from ANTIGUA GUATEMALA
led by Knut Eisermann or Claudia Avendaño

Private bird photography in Antigua Guatemala

Our private bird photography day tours provide opportunities to photograph numerous regional endemic bird species at close range, including Blue-and-white Mockingbird, White-eared Ground-Sparrow, Pink-headed Warbler, Bar-winged Oriole, and many others

Our private bird photography half or full day trips from Antigua Guatemala include:

  • Expert birding guide (Knut Eisermann or Claudia Avendaño).
  • Private transport including pick-up and drop-off at your hotel in Antigua.
  • Entrance fees to nature reserves.
  • Bird checklist.

Prices starting at US$ 76.00 per person for 2 participants.

Start here planning your bird photography day trip from Antigua Guatemala, by using our online form, by Email, or by telephone / WhatsApp / Signal: +502 5308 5160:

Some of the birds which can be photographed with us near Antigua Guatemala

White-eared Ground-Sparrow
White-eared Ground-Sparrow Melozone leucotis.
Male Bar-winged Oriole
Bar-winged Oriole Icterus maculialatus, an uncommon endemic bird of the highlands of northern Central America and southern Mexico.
Rufous Sabrewing
Rufous Sabrewing Pampa rufa
Rufous-capped Warbler
Rufous-capped Warbler Basileuterus rufifrons.
Indigo Bunting
Male Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea during spring migration in the highlands near Antigua Guatemala.
Slate-throated Redstart
Slate-throated Redstart Myioborus miniatus in the highlands near Antigua Guatemala.
Bushy-crested Jay
Bushy-crested Jay Cyanocorax melanocyaneus in the highlands near Antigua Guatemala.
Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush
Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush Catharus aurantiirostris.
Black-vented Oriole
Black-vented Oriole Icterus wagleri, restricted to the highlands of Mexico and northern Central America.
Yellow-throated Brushfinch
White-naped Brushfinch Atlapetes gutteralis.
Blue-and-white Mockingbird
Blue-and-white Mockingbird Melanotis hypoleucus is restricted to the highlands of southern Mexico and northen Central America.
Rivoli's Hummingbird
Rivoli's Hummingbird Eugenes fulgens.
juvenile Brown-backed Solitaire
Juvenile Brown-backed Solitaire Myadestes occidentalis, restricted to the highlands of Mexico and northen Central America.
Green-throated Mountain-gem
Green-throated Mountain-gem Lampornis viridipallens, restricted to the highlands of southern Mexico and northen Central America.
Swainson's Thrush
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus during spring migration in the highlands of Antigua Guatemala.
Azure-crowned Hummingbird
Azure-crowned Hummingbird Saucerottia cyanocephala in the highlands of Antigua Guatemala.
Berylline Hummingbird
Berylline Hummingbird Saucerottia beryllina in the highlands of Antigua Guatemala.
Townsend's Warbler
Male Townsend's Warbler Setophaga townsendi on its wintering grounds in the highlands near Antigua Guatemala.
Black-throated Green Warbler
Male Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens on its wintering grounds in the highlands near Antigua Guatemala.
Wilson's Warbler
Male Wilson's Warbler Cardellina pusilla on its wintering grounds in the highlands near Antigua Guatemala.
Canada Warbler
Male Canada Warbler Cardellina pusilla during migration in highlands near Antigua Guatemala on its way to South America.
Black-and-white Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia on its wintering grounds in the highlands near Antigua Guatemala.
MacGillivray's Warbler
Male MacGillivray's Warbler Geothlypis tolmiei on its wintering grounds in the highlands near Antigua Guatemala.
Tennessee Warbler
Tennessee Warbler Leiothlypis peregrina on its wintering grounds in the highlands near Antigua Guatemala.
Blue-headed-Vireo
Blue-headed-Vireo Vireo solitarius on its wintering grounds in the highlands near Antigua Guatemala.
Indigo Bunting
Male Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea during spring migration in the highlands near Antigua Guatemala.
White-tipped Dove
White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi in the highlands near Antigua Guatemala.

What birders say about
Bird Photography Tours with
Knut Eisermann & Claudia Avendaño

"Four of us went to Guatemala in the hope of photographing the regional endemics. Thanks to Knut's expertise, we saw and photographed almost all on our wish list. I would recommend CAYAYA BIRDING company for anyone birding or pursuing serious photography in Guatemala. Knut Eisermann not only knows the birds and how to find them, but is an accomplished photographer himself, so he knows just what a photographer needs when in the field. We can't wait to come back."
Richard Greenspun, Florida, USA.

"I traveled with Knut Eisermann this past week, looking for highland species such as Horned Guan. We found almost all our target species and were able to get good photos of most of them. Knut is an excellent guide who instantly knows all the bird calls. He is very patient and doesn't mind the long drives to get to all the birding sites."
Pete Ferrera, New York, USA.

"Just had my second, brilliant trip with Knut Eisermann. Honestly, can't think of how it could have been improved on. Knut and Claudia think of every single detail to make sure that everything goes smoothly and that, as a guest, you have the best possible birding experience. Knut is great company and is deeply knowledgeable. We found all the birds we went looking for, and I was lucky enough to get good chances for photos of each species. Spent part of our time together discussing our next trip together ... can't wait. Really recommend them, with no hesitation whatsoever ... wonderful way to experience a great birding country."
Kevin Bartlett, Buenos Aires, Argentina. onwildground.com/

"I recommend CAYAYA BIRDING highly for either birders or photographers."
Allan Obertreiber, Texas, USA.

"Absolutely every detail was beautifully planned and managed by Claudia Avendaño and Knut Eisermann ... nothing left to chance. Knut was our guide to three different locations and all were terrific. We are photographers rather than twitchers and we left Guatemala with great images of some key birds: Pink-headed Warbler, Orange-breasted Falcon, Ocellated Turkey, plus dozens of other great birds, including three species of motmot and four trogons. Knut is not only immensely knowledgeable, flexible and patient; he is also great company: plenty of laughs along with the birds. For anyone planning a birding trip, or more general nature-oriented trip to Guatemala, there really is no need to look further. Decades of hard work and commitment have made them the absolute leaders for this country."
Kevin Bartlett, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

"I highly recommend Knut Eisermann as a guide. His ability to spot birds I couldn't see was uncanny. They went above and beyond to get my luggage to me when it missed my flight and arrived later."
David McDonald, Houston, Texas, USA.

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