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Birdwatching at a wetland in Leon

Birdwatching at a wetland in Leon

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English and Spanish

About your host

Hello! We are Gabriela and Pablo, a couple of biologists passionate about wildlife in natural areas. Graduates of the UNAM, we count with master's degree and extensive experience in environmental education and field activities, in addition to having STPS registration. For more than 20 years we have enjoyed exploring ecosystems throughout Mexico: from Baja California Sur to Quintana Roo. We love to…
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What we’ll do

We will take a tour at the Metropolitan Park of León, a protected natural area that harbours a great diversity of local and migratory species, visiting specific points that are ideal for bird watching in their natural habitat. We have binoculars and observation guides. Aditionaly, visitors can learn some species names in Nahuatl language. 1.-The tour starts early, at 8:00 am, since the best time…

What else you should know

The terrain is quite regular, without complications, just remember to wear comfortable walking shoes. The park has drinking fountains, bathrooms and shops. We recommend bundle up in the cold season. It may be suitable for children, but keep in mind that bird watching requires patience and calm.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
Binoculars, observation guides, healthy snacks and water.

What to bring

Remember to wear comfortable shoes for the walk.
Cap or hat.
The meeting point is inside the park, consider that it has a costs between 10 and 15 pesos per person.

Where you'll be

During the tour we´ll explore diverse habitats where several bird species live together. The site where the wetland is located, was formerly occupied by an hacienda of the mid-eighteenth century, so you can still see the remains in the central part of the body of water. The park has toilets, drinking fountains, shops and bike route. At ending we can recommend you places for breakfast.

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 8 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. You only need to like outdoor activities and nature.

More tips

The terrain is quite regular, without complications, just remember to wear comfortable walking shoes. The park has drinking fountains, bathrooms and shops. We recommend bundle up in the cold season. It may be suitable for children, but keep in mind that bird watching requires patience and calm.

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Birdwatching at a wetland in Leon
New experience
$25/person
New experience
$25/person