Columbia 2016: Highlights

Gold-ringed Tanager by Adam Riley
November 14 - 28, 2016
Tour Length: 15 days Est. Spaces Left: 0

Our comprehensive highlights of Colombia birding tour covers all three Andean ranges and both inter-Andean valleys, as well as lowland rainforest in search of numerous endemics and regional avian specialties. We will be searching for a remarkable collection of birds that are likely to exceed 500 species, including scores of colorful tanagers, numerous furtive antpittas, and over 50 species of dazzling hummingbirds! (in association with Rockjumper Tours)   

Photo: Golden-ringed Tanager  by Adam Riley

TOUR OVERVIEW

Extensions:
No Tour Extensions Listed.
Future Departures:
November 25, 2017
Tour Leaders:
Max # Birders:
10 (+2 leaders)
Focus:
Birds; Photography;
Pace:
Relaxed ; mostly undemanding walks
Double Accommodation:
$ TBA
[per person]
Single Supplement:
+ $ TBA
Deposit:
$500.00 [per person]

Our comprehensive highlights of Colombia birding tour covers all three  Andean ranges and both inter-Andean valleys, as well as lowland  rainforest in search of numerous endemics and regional avian  specialties. We will be searching for a remarkable collection of birds  that are likely to exceed 500 species, including scores of  colorful tanagers, numerous furtive antpittas, and over 50 species  of dazzling hummingbirds!
Combined with spectacular scenery,  friendly locals and pleasant lodges situated within prime birding areas, this Colombia tour offers the very best of South American birding.

 

MORE TRIP INFORMATION

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  • Meeting Location

    Bogota

    Accomodations

    Basic to comfortable hotels.

    Included

    Excluded

  • Top Birds

    Cauca & Wattled Guan, Bogotá Rail, Chestnut Wood Quail, Northern Screamer, Merida Speckled Teal, Yellow-eared & Rusty-faced Parrot, Rufous-fronted & Brown-breasted (Flame-winged) Parakeet, Cloud-forest Pygmy Owl, Moustached Puffbird, Black Inca, Empress Brilliant, Toucan & White-mantled Barbet, Greyish Piculet, Yellow-breasted, Brown-banded & Crescent-faced Antpitta, Bar-crested Antshrike, Red-bellied Grackle, Beautiful Jay, Chestnut-crested Cotinga, Star-chested Treerunner, Uniform Treehunter, Chestnut-capped Piha, Antioquia Bristle Tyrant, Apolinar’s Marsh Wren, Munchique Wood Wren, Colombian & Apolinar’s Wren, Black-chinned Mountain, Gold-ringed, Glistening-green & Multicoloured Tanager, Crested Ant Tanager, Turquoise Dacnis, Choco Vireo, Rufous-browed Conebill, Stiles’s Tapaculo, Silvery-throated Spinetail, Blue-throated Starfrontlet, Indigo-capped Hummingbird, Pacific Tuftedcheek, Black Solitaire, Bearded Helmetcrest, Choco Brush Finch

    Top Mammals
    Habitats Covered

    Rainforest, Choco cloud forest, mountains, wetlands.

    Expected Climate

    Temperate to cool in highlands; hot and dry in lowland. Rain is likely on some days.

  • Other Attractions

    Spectacular scenery, pristine forests, amazing flora and fauna, friendly people. Very good photographic opportunities.

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