Birding at Rock Farm 

All profits from Rock Farm Guest House go to support Belize Bird Rescue


More bird photos from Rock Farm

"Birding is one of Belize's most incredible tourism experiences. It doesn't matter if you're a novice or expert, a professional or just a curious onlooker, a serious lifer-seeker or a photographer: birds are everywhere in Belize!"

Rock Farm can link you up with:

  • Expert Birding Guides

  • Self-guide birding locations

  • Unique overnight stays close to specific birding sites

  • Exciting excursions combining birding with other activities

  • Proven vehicle rental companies

  • Check out Inspire Belize for some of Belize's best-kept secrets

  • Whatever your birding or tourism needs, contact us for free advice when planning your Belize Birding Experience

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Accommodation with air-conditioning & en-suite

All meals and drinks

All-day birding trips (with additional sight-seeing)

Tour of Belize Bird Rescue

Use of all Rock Farm Facilities

All taxes, admissions, fees

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Prices quoted are US$ PER PERSON

Transfers additional $100 US per transfer (up to 3 persons)


 from 2 to 7 nights and more!
select your ideal trips for your perfect birding vacation

Bring your binoculars, camera and bird book
Let us take care of the rest!

Day trip menu options​

  1. Blue Hole National Park & Hopkins

  2. Spanish Lookout & Aguacate Lagoon plus Xuanantunich & surrounds

  3. Caracol & Mountain Pine Ridge

  4. Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary & Altun Ha

  5. Shrimp Farm & Baboon Sanctuary

  6. Scarlet macaws (seasonal Dec to Feb) $75 trip supplement

  7. Cockscombe ($75 trip supplement)

  8. Lamanai Maya site & river tour

Contact us to find out more about changing the number of trips, group discounts, low season discounts and more.


All packages subject to availability

Reservation: Please make enquiries and reservations via email or phone. Usual terms apply

Accommodation: Room type and bed arrangement will be agreed upon reservation

Trips & tours: All trips subject to local conditions

  • Itinerary is fluid according to local conditions.

  • In the event of a cancellation of a trip due to circumstances beyond our control, a similar/alternative trip will be provided, or in extreme circumstances, a full refund of the value will be given.

  • Price quoted includes transfers to and from tour location, guide, equipment, lunch, beverages, taxes, fees, permits and entrance

Transfer additional cost of $100 per journey either into Rock Farm and back to a destination of your choice. Locations quoted include:

  • All Belize City locations, San Ignacio, and all along Western Highway from the Western (Guatemalan) Border to Belize City.

  • Hummingbird Highway all locations up to and including Dangriga, and the Southern Highway as far as Hopkins only.

  • For transfers beyond these areas, please request a quote

*Single Travellers: The "maximum per person" fee quoted for single travellers is based on the minimum 2-person charge in Belize for all trips: any reduction may be passed on to traveller should trips already have passengers

Meals: Includes full breakfast, lunch and evening meal. Unlimited drinks (local rums and beer, water, soft drinks, juice and hot drinks)

Don't see your perfect itinerary? Please contact us for a revised quote based on your perfect vacation

BBR: due to the nature of our rehabilitation programmes some areas of the facility may be closed to visitors: Rock Farm and Belize Bird Rescue have an age restriction policy of 12 years and above

Pricing Structure: Prices are based on high season rates in our king/twin peak rate rooms. For discounts based on seasonal availability, budget accommodation and party rates, please email us

Policies: Cancellation & reservation policies

Age restrictions of 12 years and over apply to all reservations

Belize Bird Rescue/Rock Farm ebird as of March 2018

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
Muscovy Duck
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)

Chachalacas, Guans, and Curassows
Plain Chachalaca

Herons, Ibis, and Allies
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Little Blue Heron
Cattle Egret
White Ibis

Vultures, Hawks, and Allies
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
King Vulture
Gray-headed Kite
Great Black Hawk
Roadside Hawk
White-tailed Hawk
Gray Hawk


Pigeons and Doves
Rock Pigeon
Pale-vented Pigeon
Red-billed Pigeon
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Ruddy Ground-Dove
White-tipped Dove
Gray-chested Dove
White-winged Dove

Squirrel Cuckoo

Barn Owl
Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl
Mottled Owl

Common Pauraque

White-collared Swift
Vaux's Swift
Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift

White-necked Jacobin
Green-breasted Mango
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
White-bellied Emerald
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird

Trogons and Quetzals
Black-headed Trogon
Gartered Trogon

Lesson's Motmot

Belted Kingfisher
Amazon Kingfisher
Green Kingfisher


Puffbirds and Jacamars
Rufous-tailed Jacamar

Barbets and Toucans
Collared Aracari
Keel-billed Toucan

Golden-fronted Woodpecker
Golden-olive Woodpecker
Lineated Woodpecker
Pale-billed Woodpecker

Falcons and Caracaras
Collared Forest-Falcon
Bat Falcon

Parrots, Parakeets, and Allies
White-crowned Parrot
Red-lored Parrot
White-fronted Parrot
Yellow-lored Parrot
Olive-throated Parakeet

Barred Antshrike
Dusky Antbird

Wedge-billed Woodcreeper
Ivory-billed Woodcreeper
Streak-headed Woodcreeper

Tyrant Flycatchers: Elaenias, Tyrannulets, and Allies
Yellow-bellied Tyrannulet
Greenish Elaenia
 Yellow-bellied Elaenia
Ochre-bellied Flycatcher
Slate-headed Tody-Flycatcher
Yellow-olive Flycatcher

Tyrant Flycatchers: Pewees, Kingbirds, and Allies
Tropical Pewee
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Vermilion Flycatcher
Bright-rumped Attila
Dusky-capped Flycatcher
Great Crested Flycatcher
Brown-crested Flycatcher
Myiarchus sp.
Great Kiskadee
Boat-billed Flycatcher
Social Flycatcher
Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher
Tropical Kingbird
Couch's Kingbird
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

White-collared Manakin

Becards, Tityras, and Allies
Black-crowned Tityra
Masked Tityra
Rose-throated Becard

Lesser Greenlet
White-eyed Vireo
Mangrove Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Yellow-green Vireo

Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens
Brown Jay

Spot-breasted Wren
White-breasted Wood-Wren

Long-billed Gnatwren
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Swainson's Thrush
Wood Thrush
Clay-colored Thrush

Catbirds, Mockingbirds, and Thrashers
Gray Catbird
Tropical Mockingbird

Louisiana Waterthrush
Northern Waterthrush
Louisiana/Northern Waterthrush
Blue-winged Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
Kentucky Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Hooded Warbler
American Redstart
Northern Parula
Magnolia Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)

Tanagers and Allies
Blue-gray Tanager
Yellow-winged Tanager
Red-legged Honeycreeper
Blue-black Grassquit
Thick-billed Seed-Finch
White-collared Seedeater
Buff-throated Saltator
Black-headed Saltator
Grayish Saltator

New World Sparrows
Green-backed Sparrow

Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Allies
Summer Tanager
Red-throated Ant-Tanager
ant-tanager sp.
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Blue-black Grosbeak
Blue Grosbeak
Indigo Bunting

Eastern Meadowlark
Yellow-billed Cacique
Black-cowled Oriole
Orchard Oriole
Baltimore Oriole
Bronzed Cowbird
Giant Cowbird
Melodious Blackbird
Great-tailed Grackle

Finches, Euphonias, and Allies
Scrub Euphonia
Yellow-throated Euphonia
Olive-backed Euphonia

This list was generated using eBird (