The Best Birdwatching in Mexico is in
The winner is San Blas
San Blas is a fishing village of 12,000 located on the Pacific Coast of Mexico. Only the numerous jejenes (sandflies) have kept this village from becoming a major tourist attraction.
256 species - annual festival of migratory birds in January1
And the runners up are....
Southern Yucatan State, Yucatan
Lots of native and migratory species
A remote area with lots of birds - trips on lancha are available on the Agua Bravo - one of the largest estuarys in Mexico
Tulum, Quintana Roo
Good opportunities for birdwatching in nearby Sian Ka'an.
Copper Canyon, Chihuahua
Variety of ecosystems
Many species of birds
Xilitla, San Luis Potosi
A fabulous area for birding
Birding in nearby lagoons and mangroves
great birdwatching at Rio Lagartos, several hours away by car
Great birding in San Blas, about two hours north