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Trinidad & Tobago

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When: Apr 28, 2017 12:00 AM to May 08, 2017 11:00 PM
Steve Robertson

Apr. 28 - May 8, 2017 | The continental influence has endowed T & T with well over 400 species of birds, and during this 10-day tour we will find our share.

Leatherback Turtle - Julias Travels
Leatherback Turtle - Julias Travels

** Trip Full, but sign up for Wait list below as cancellations DO occur!**

April 28 - May 8, 2017

Warm, blue waters . . . beaches of white sand . . . palm trees . . . Just six miles off the coast of South America, with a lush, tropical climate, the twin island country of Trinidad & Tobago (T & T) boasts the greatest avian diversity of any island country in the Caribbean. The continental influence has endowed T & T with well over 400 species of birds, and during this 10-day tour we will find our share of them, including such species as Blue-gray Tanager, Red-breasted Blackbird, and Blue-crowned Motmot. On Trinidad we will spend three nights at Asa Wright, the famous birding lodge where Chestnut-colored Woodpeckers, Whitebearded Manakins, and the fascinating Oilbird may be found. Other stops will include the Nariva Swamp for waders and the Caroni Bird Sanctuary for the unforgettable Scarlet Ibis. On a beach on the north coast, we’ll also we see the massive Leatherback Sea Turtle as it comes up to the beach to lay their eggs at night. After six nights on Trinidad we’ll change the pace and travel to Tobago, known for its truly Caribbean, laid-back vibe. This tiny island makes up roughly 5% of T & T’s area, and is only 116 square miles. We’ll bird the hills and the coast of this lovely little island then have time in the afternoon to swim, snorkel, or just
relax on the beach.

Registration Details

For More Information: Please contact Steve Robertson at 971-222-6118 or srobertson@audubonportland.org

Leader: Steve Robertson, Education Director
$3,295 members / $3,595 non-members
$1,600 required to secure your place on the trip
Single supplement:
Please contact us if you are interested in a single supplement to confirm availability.

Fee Includes: All ground transportation, double-occupancy lodging, breakfasts, lunches, local guide fees and tips, entrance fees, excursions and the services of your skilled leaders. Not included: Airfare to & from Trinidad & Tobago, and dinners.


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