Trip description

This trip starts in São Paulo city, where we will drive down to the coast for watching the Red-tailed Parrots and some Atlantic Forest Lowland endemics. After that, we will move southwards to the PETAR Touristic Park for watching Blue-bellied Parrots, and also Red-breasted Toucans and Spot-billed Toucanets eating fruits of the jussara palms. Continuing our journey we will move to the highlands of Santa Catarina i the town of Urupema for watching one of the most spectacular nature events on earth: the large flocks of Red-spectacled and Vinaceous-breasted Parrots!!! This is a great opportunity to see and photograph this wonderful species. The trip ends in the Florianópolis Airport.

Target Species

Red-spectacled Parrots, Vivacious-breasted Parrot, Red-tailed Parrot, Blue-bellied Parrot, Blue-winged Parrotlets, Plain Parakeet, Maroon-bellied Parakeets, Red-capped Parrot, Buff-bellied Puffbird, Channel-billed Toucan, Red-breasted Toucan, Spot-billed Toucanet, Azure jay, Black-backed Tanager, Chestnut-backed Tanager, Green Honeycreeper, Diademed Tanager, Hepatic Tanager, Blue-and-Yellow Tanager, Violacous Euphonia, Chestnut-bellied Euphonia.

When to go

April and May.


Day 1: Guarulhos Airport to Peruíbe;

Day 2: Birding in Peruíbe and Mongaguá;

Day3: Peruíbe to PETAR Touristic Park;

Day 4: Birding the PETAR Touristic Park;

Day 5: PETAR Touristic Park to Urupema;

Day 6: Birding in Urupema;

Day 7: Birding in Urupema:

Day 8: Urupema to Florianópolis Airport.


Ask in advance for details.


  • Accommodation in double rooms;
  • All meals during the trip (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner);
  • Ground Transport with local driver;
  • Guide Services.

Not Included

  • Drinks and Bar services;
  • Laundry;
  • Phone services;
  • Air tickets.

Photo Gallery


Red-spectacled Parrots - Amazona pretrei

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Eating Araucaria Pine seeds.