Temperate Forest & Coastal Wetlands – FULL DAY

This full day is ideal for those who have little time and want to maximize the chance of spotting diversity of species and families of birds, to name a few of the target species: Chucao Tapaculo, Black-throated Huet-huet, Magellanic Tapaculo, Ochre-flanked Tapaculo, Ringed Kingfisher, Magellanic Woodpecker, Striped Woodpecker, Slender-billed Parakeet, Thorn-tailed Rayadito, White-throated Treerunner, Rufous-legged Owl, Des Murs’s Wiretail, Whimbrel, Hudsonian Godwit, Greater Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellowlegs, Yellow-billed Pintail, Speckled Teal, Chiloe Wigeon, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Cocoi Heron, Chilean Flamingo (may-aug), Imperial Shag, Great Grebe, Silvery Grebe, Plumbeous Rail, Sedge Wren

Refugio Pullao is a conservation project that began as a bird observatory, considering the wetland’s privileged conditions, and turned into a Birdwatching Lodge, the first one in Chiloe. It has 2 hides on the shoreline equipped with spotting scopes.



Pick-up time in Castro (accommodation or pick-up place agreed)

Trip to Bosquepiedra


Welcome at Bosquepiedra


Guided trail walk through the forest identifying arboreal bird species and the flora from the Valdivian forest.


Snack at the Reception (juice, farm cheese, nuts, and fresh fruit…thinking that soon will be lunchtime).


Trip back to Castro


Lunch at Travesía Restaurant


Trip to Rilán Peninsula


Stop at Putemún Wetland


The trip continues to Pullao Wetland


Welcome to Refugio Pullao, a conservation project that began as a bird observatory considering the wetland’s privileged conditions and turned into a Birdwatching Lodge, the first one in Chiloe.


Introduction to migratory and resident birds at Chiloé wetlands


Visit to the different hides identifying the species from the bay using binoculars, high range telescopes in charge of field guides


Snack at the reception (hot sandwich, poundcake or homemade cookies, tea and coffee)


Trip back to Castro.


Arrival to Castro.
The order of the visits to the different destinies may be altered according to the tides with the objective of ensuring the appropriate performance of the activity (Putemún Wetland and Pullao Bay).