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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!

Putumayo State Birding Tour

The Western Andes, Choco Specialties, Colombian Massif and Putumayo Amazon Piedmont

 
A new 16 day birdwatching tour showcasing the Western Andes, Choco Specialties,

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Andean Endemics and Choco Tour

Multicolored Tanager

 
One of their best selling 15 day birding trips showcasing the Western and Central Andean

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Mountains and Coast Birding Tour

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

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Colombian Endemics Tour

 
The idea behind this 15 day birding tour showcasing the Western Andes, Cauca Valley,

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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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