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Colombia Birdwatch

Cali, Colombia tel: +57 318 5942891 | chriscalonje@colombiabirdwatch.com | www.colombiabirdwatch.com

Birding in Colombia

Colombia Birdwatch offer more than just a birding or nature tour, they offer an immersion into Colombian lifestyle, not only showcasing the wealth of bird species but also highlighting the culinary specialties and way of life of each region they visit.  Based in Cali, one of Colombia’s most strategically situated cities for access to the most fascinating and diverse birding locales on the planet, Colombia Birdwatch seek to provide an unsurpassed birdwatching experience for birders and naturalists from around the world.

Colombia Birdwatch stand out as a specialist birdwatching tour operator because, as locals they provide exceptional value, they know Colombia, its birds, birding areas, customs, culture and gastronomy while their privileged local access will make your experience exclusive and unforgettable.

Colombia Birdwatch tours are accompanied by one or more professional tour leaders to ensure a successful trip, and only employ local guides at every destination they visit. As a specialist local birding operator they offer set-departure dates throughout the year, concentrating on the most productive and unique birding destinations in this mega-diverse country. The group size is the lowest in the industry, with a maximum of 8 birders per group. This allows for a more personal experience and allows Colombia Birdwatch fulfilling their goal of getting every person on every bird!

Birdwatch Colombia also offer custom tours to ANY destination in Colombia and we will design and quote your dream birding holiday free of charge with no commitment necessary!

Santa Marta Mountains and Caribbean

Santa Marta Mountains and Caribbean

 
A 12-day bird watching tour showcasing Santa Marta Mountains, Caribbean Coast

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Where Birds Dance

Where Birds Dance Tour

 
One of their most popular tours, this 15 day birding tour is designed to highlight

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Peace Destinations

Peace Destinations Bird Tour

 
This 17-day birding tour will take you to unexplored areas opening up to bird tourism.

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Endemic Colombia

Endemic Colombia

 
This 22-day birding tour is one of our faster paced tours and is designed to target many of

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Complete Colombia

Multicolored Tanager

 
This 33-day birding tour explores Colombia’s lush cloud forests and Paramo ecosystem

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Tailor-Made Tours

Birders in Colombia

 
Colombia Birdwatch offers custom tours that allow you to travel at your own rhythm with

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Please note the Colombia Birdwatch reserves the right to change listed pricing anytime at their discretion.  Please contact them directly to confirm.

Multicolored Tanager

Multicolored Tanager
 
Undoubtedly Colombia’s most prized endemic, this globally threatened species can be

Gold-ringed Tanager

Gold-ringed Tanager
 
Known from just three localities in Colombia, this beautiful and elusive Bangsia is

Bicolored Antpitta

Bicolored Antpitta
 
This globally threatened species can be observed at the Rio Blanco lodge, coming to

Black-fronted Wood-quail

Black-fronted Wood-quail
 
This species is restricted to northeast Colombia, and can be observed visiting the

Chestnut-bellied Flowerpiercer

Chestnut-bellied Flowerpiercer
 
Known to occur in less than 5 localities in Colombia, this awe-inspiring Flowerpiercer is

Munchique Wood-wren

Munchique Wood-wren
 
This critically endangered endemic was discovered in 2008 and is restricted to very

Yellow-eared Parrot

Yellow-eared Parrot
 
An extremely rare parrot of the western Andes of Colombia, this endemic species is known

Santa Marta Screech-owl

Santa Marta Screech-owl
 
This recently discovered owl is set to become another one of the Santa Marta endemics as

Buffy Helmetcrest

Buffy Helmetcrest
 
The habitat for this endemic is only found in the vicinity of the Nevado del Ruiz, in the paramo

Black-and-gold Tanager

Black-and-gold Tanager
 
A very rare tanager found in the western Andes of Colombia. This endemic can be

Other Colombian Wildlife

Andean-cock-of-the-rock, Apical Flycatcher, Barred Fruiteater, Bat Falcon, Bearded Helmetcrest, Bicolored Antpitta, Black-and-gold Tanager, Black-crested Antshrike, Black-crowned antshrike, Blossomcrown, Blue-naped Chlorophonia, Brown Inca, Brown-banded Antpitta, Buff-breasted Mountain-tanager, Chesnut-eared Aracari, Chestnut Woodpecker, Chestnut-bellied Flowerpiercer, Chestnut-crowned Antpitta, Chestnut-winged Chachalaca, Coppery-chested Jacamar, Crested Quetzal, Crimson-rumped Toucanet, Double-striped Thick, Fasciated Tiger, Golden-plumed Parakeet, Gold-ringed Tanager, Great Saphirewing, Green and Black Fruiteater, Green-rumped Parrotlet, Masked Mountain Tanager, Northern Screamer, Orange-breasted Fruiteater, Orange-eared Tanager, Orinoco Saltator, Pale-naped brush finch, Paradise Tanager, Pied Puffbird, Red-ruffed Fruitcrow, Rufous Antpitta, Rufous Spinetail, Rufous-breasted Flycatcher, Russet-Throated Puffbird, Santa Marta Antpitta, Santa Marta Brush-finch, Santa Marta Mountain Tanager, Santa Marta Warbler, Scarlet-Bellied Mountain Tanager, Silver-throated Tanager, Spectacled Parrotlet, Subtropical Doradito, Tawny Antpitta, Torrent Duck, Vermilion Cardinal, Violaceous Jay, Violet-crowned Woodnymph, White-bearded Manakin, White-fringed Antwren, White-tailed Trogon, White-Tipped Quetzal, Whooping Motmot, Yellow-throated Tanager

 

Colombia Birdwatch Conservation

At Colombia Birdwatch, they realise that conservation and stewardship of Colombia’s biodiversity depends largely on the participation of local communities, so community involvement is emphasised throughout their tours.

They work closely with non-profit organizations throughout Colombia whose mission is to promote conservation, environmental education, and responsible ecotourism to benefit the local communities visited.

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    Birding with Colombia Birdwatch

    We had a great time birding with the guides at Colombia Birdwatch. We visited Km18, Rio B…. Show More
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    Amazing Bird Adventure

    Two weeks exploring many different areas of Colombia including the wetlands, the mountains…. Show More
  3. 5.0
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    Fantastic Trip!

    My wife and I joined a small group led by Chris Calonje, along with Jose Luna, to the sout…. Show More
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    Colombia Birdwatch

    Colombia Birdwatch are an excellent company with fantastic local guides who are brilliant …. Show More
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    A Fabulous Month in Columbia

    lt was an amazing month of birding. Chris worked with us to organize a trip that met our …. Show More
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    Professional & comprehensive

    We’ve have done several trips with Chris and his guides, and are very pleased with the gui…. Show More
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    Excellent experience with Chris and company

    Our 12 day trip was a wonderful mixture of birding with some visits to cultural attraction…. Show More
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    Repeat customer

    Chris, the guides and drivers are top notch and most welcoming.
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    Adventure

    My trip to Colombia, organized and guided by Colombia Bird Watch, was a magical, perfect e…. Show More
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    A Wonderful Introduction to Guided Birding

    This was the first long, guided trip I had done with a commercial company and I couldn’t h…. Show More
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    Birding the West Andes/Choco

    Excellent guiding, well-organized, attentive. Will use them again!
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    Tour Colombia Summer 2017

    This was an excellent private tour for my wife and me. We saw well over 300 bird species, …. Show More

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