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Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary

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Good food, lots of birds, attentive staff

Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary is a wonderful place to relax and watch birds. Seeing birds is as... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Road708602
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Pipersville, Pennsylvania
Definitely a must see for Birders An official " Wetland of International Importance"

Birding on the coast of Texas is hard to beat as we see vast numbers of migratory birds. But even... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
loveslakes
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Northern Highway at Mile 33, Belize
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary is a wonderful place to relax and watch birds. Seeing birds is as easy as stepping out of your room and ambling onto the grounds for a look over the lagoon. Jacana, heron, egret, kites, roseate spoonbill, you name it. The...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

Birding on the coast of Texas is hard to beat as we see vast numbers of migratory birds. But even we were impressed with our lagoonboat tour of the sanctuary with Leonard this July. Go early in the morning (we started about 6:30 and the...More

1  Thank loveslakes
Reviewed 22 May 2018

One of the nicest places to do birding if you are a birder. This sanctuary gives you a look into what makes Belize's lush lands so beautiful.

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

A long way out, but worth the trip. Staff was awesome. Saw some really cool birds. Best time is in the morning or late afternoon.

1  Thank Jason O
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Our group took a late morning tour of the lagoon from the Bird’ Eye View Lodge. Even though our knowledgeable guide told us the viewing would have been much better earlier in the day, there was lots to see. He pointed out many birds and...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 24 March 2018

We did an early morning boat tour in the Crooked Tree Sanctuary and thoroughly enjoyed the outing. We're somewhat new to bird-watching but I was really overwhelmed with what we saw. Our guide was Rudy, and he made the trip special for us. I would...More

Thank safarisandy2017
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We were a bit disappointed to find that the water levels were quite high and recent rains made some of the roads quite muddy. Most of Crooked Tree is very driveable but the Visitors Center was closed and in the process of being rebuilt. We...More

Thank TravelLadyBug22
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Set remotely with a large body of water this sanctuary is a must for anyone that enjoys birdwatching. The guides are extremely knowledgeable & very friendly. They have a motorized boat to accommodate groups but cannons are also available. Be prepared to start your bird...More

Thank Jetlaggedbrain
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Even in the rain, there were many birds to see. We booked a lagoon tour and were stuck with a rainy cool day. On a nice day the lagoon would have been wonderful. Our guide was very knowledgeable, pointing out and identifying birds and giving...More

Thank 662marc
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Bird watching tours are not cheap, but don't miss them. We took a morning cruise from the birds eye view lodge with the incredibly knowledgeable Lionel. The lagoon is beautiful and Spanish Creek is teaming with wildlife. Loads of raptors, rare roseate spoonbills, 2 types...More

1  Thank Wags63
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