Birdwatching is another tourist activity not yet very developed, but that promises to expand very quickly, once created the suitable conditions, as the qualification of specialized guides. However, the tourist who wishes to practice it can do it by sea, for the observation of sea birds, very abundant, like by land, for the observation of birds in the forests.
The absolute attraction over all the other birds has the Red-billed Tropic Bird (Phaeton aethereus), that nests in the Swan Cay, only place known in the Caribbean. In that same key, declared Birds Sanctuary, also nests the brown booby (sula leucogaster etesiaca), whereas other important sea birds like the brown pelican (pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis), the frigate (fregata magnificens) and diverse gulls and terns, have active presence but without nesting. In the coasts of mangroves it is possible to observe other birds, in addition to the aforementioned ones, specially the sandpipers, diverse herons and egrets, neotropic cormoran (Phalocrocorax o. olivaceus), the kiskadee and king fisher.
In the forests it is possible to observe hummingbirds, tiles, hawks, doves, parrots, owls, oropendolas, woodpeckers, toucans (Popa island), tanagers and many others. And the list of birds could not be complete without mentioning the inhabitants of the cities and towns: the great-tailed grackle (Cassidix mexicanus peruvianus), that already has extended also to the forests, black-headed vulture (Coragyps atratus) and the sparrows.