If ever there were birders’ trips to paradise on Earth they would be wildlife tours in Colombia. Its location at the top of South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and close to the Equator helps to make it one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. Colombia experiences a wide variety of climates, temperatures and ecosystems and an amazing array of wildlife. It is home to almost 10% of all known species on the planet and many of them...
If ever there were birders’ trips to paradise on Earth they would be wildlife tours in Colombia. Its location at the top of South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and close to the Equator helps to make it one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. Colombia experiences a wide variety of climates, temperatures and ecosystems and an amazing array of wildlife. It is home to almost 10% of all known species on the planet and many of them can be enjoyed on a wildlife tour in Colombia.
Birding Colombia offers great experiences looking for some of its 90 endemic and 100 near-endemic species. All told, the avian species in the country number 1,921, which is more than any other region can offer. In particular, following the Santa Marta Birding Trail is a birding Colombia trip not to be missed. The trail has given its name to very many of the endemic birds that inhabit the woodlands, tidal ponds, paramos and high-level deserts along its length. Species such as the Santa Marta Parakeet, Santa Marta Antpitta, Santa Marta Bush-Tyrant, Santa Marta Mountain-Tanager, and many others can be seen on a Colombian wildlife tour.
Of course, with such diverse ecosystems, wildlife tours in Colombia are about more than just birding. If you have an ambition to see some unusual amphibians, butterflies, or plants such as orchids then wildlife tours in Colombia have a lot going for them. In this country you can find Jaguars, Pink River Dolphins, Three-toed Sloths, Ocelots, Giant Otters and Spider Monkeys to name some of the more high-profile species. As with all things in nature, sightings can’t be guaranteed but there are so many different creatures in the Colombian countryside that you will be more than satisfied.
Learn more about group and custom-made wildlife tours in Colombia by looking at the Blue Sky Wildlife tour operators below. Enquiry forms on their pages will give you direct contact to ask questions and make a booking about birding Colombia and other holiday trips.
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