THE BEST 10 PLACES FOR BIRD WATCHING IN COLOMBIA

Colombia has the 20% of the birds of the planet and 127 migrate species touch his lands in different times of the year, this makes Colombia to be one of the best destinations to practice bird watching.

CAMARONES –  LA GUAJIRA

In this fishers town by the shore of the Caribbean sea, between swamps and steams, born the sanctuary of fauna and flora Los Flamencos, a place where to find local birds of this ecosystem and in particular the pink flamenco.

 

EL VALLE – CHOCO

In a paradise with beaches by the shore of the forest, the perfect complement are the 650 species of birds you can find in the Colombian pacific, that in this place makes the beauty and play with a thousand of sounds.

 

MINCA – SIERRA NEVADA

It is a perfect ecosystem compounds with a forest landscape over the surface of a snow mountain by the shore of the sea. It set a sanctuary for a thousands of birds that find a refuge in this place.

 

AVIARIO NACIONAL – CARTAGENA

At a few kilometers from Cartagena it is located a place known as the bigger of his type in América, with more than 1800 species and 4 types of ambience that represents the thermal levels in Colombia and it is an excellent option to enjoy bird watching.

 

 

 

YOTOCO FOREST RESERVATION – VALLE DEL CAUCA

Located in the town of the same name, the reservation has an extension of 559 kms of subtropical wet forest and along the paths you can appreciate a great variety of multicolor birds.

 

 

 

 

NATURAL ACAYACU NATIONAL PARK – AMAZONAS

In Amazonas lives about 674 birds species that fill with colors the trees creating a rainbow that makes the walking in the forest an special experience.

 

OTUN QUIMBAYA FAUNA AND FLORA SANCTUARY

By the shore of river Otún there is a great biodiversity that compounds this sanctuary located in the surroundings of the Andes central mountain range, with a great variety of birds and mammals that has his home in this reservation.

LAS TÁNGARAS BIRDS NATURAL RESERVATION.

The natural reservation for birds Las Tángaras is one of the places of tropical forest with more diversity and more important on earth. There is about 4000 hectare that protect the river Atrato (the most imporant river of Chocó).

TATAMA NATIONAL PARK.

Stands out his geographical location, the presence of a virgin moorland and an excellent conservation, Tatamá park is a protected area of high scientific interest and an natural refuge for many vegetal and animal species. The park is in the west range and stands out his excellent  ecosystem conservation.

 

PURACE NATURAL NATIONAL PARK.

The park offers many walks and paths to discover several ecosystems as wet forest, moorland and fell, so we can appreciate a great variety of fauna as the famous andean condor.

Unforgettable travels to Colombia. The birds watching is one of them. 

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