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The Best Birdwatching in Mexico is in
San Blas, Nayarit

The winner is San Blas
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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
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Lots of native and migratory species


Teacapan, Sinaloa
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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
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Good opportunities for birdwatching in nearby Sian Ka'an.


Copper Canyon, Chihuahua
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Variety of ecosystems


Ajijic, Jalisco
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Many species of birds


Xilitla, San Luis Potosi
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A fabulous area for birding


Progreso, Yucatan
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Birding in nearby lagoons and mangroves


Valladolid, Yucatan
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great birdwatching at Rio Lagartos, several hours away by car


Pozos, Guanajuato


Bucerias, Nayarit
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Great birding in San Blas, about two hours north