BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR:
In this bird photography trip we will explore different places in the Andean mountains that offer outstanding opportunities to portrait a wide variety of colorful and amazing birds, including some endemic species. Most of the photography sessions will take place in nature reserves or private properties with adequated spaces to attract birds such as feeders, gardening plants, and some sessions will be made in the field along trails to look for particular species.
The tours begins in Bogota, the capital city of the country, from here we will explore a couple of spots in the surroundings of the city, mostly hummingbird feeders that attract some endemic species
From Bogota, we will flight to the city of iMedellin from where we visit the town of Jardin and the amazing Andean Cock of the Rock lek, one the impressive highlights of the trip, but also we will have the opportunity to photograph other fantastic species such as some hummingbirds and incredible tanagers and the endemic Yellow-eared parrot.
Our route continues towards the city of Manizales and its bird-rich surroundings, where we'll visit different lodges and reserves at different elevations where we can photograph many tanagers, hummingbirds, mountain toucans, antpittas and many more.
Then we will head north to the city Cali where spend 3 nights in a nice lodge, from here we will explore different elevations visiting amazing feeder areas and wonderful forest.
Some highlight species to photograph:
Andean Cock-of-the-rock, Toucan Barbet, Gray-breasted Mountain Toucan, Hooded Tanager, Crimson-rumped Toucanet, Multicolored Tanager, Red-headed Barbet, Andean Motmot, Golden Tanager, Sword-billed hummingbird, Indigo-capped hummingbird, Black-tailed and Green-tailed Trainbearers, Long-tailed Sylph, Empress Brilliant, Blue-necked Tanager, Chestnut Woodquail, Chestnut-capped Brush-finch, Colombian Chachalaca, Andean Guan, and many more amazing species
Dates 2022: 15 - 18 Dec SOLD OUT
Dates 2023: 4 - 16 February
8 - 20 November
Also on request through the year
Duration: 13 full days -14 nights
Group size: from 2 - max 6 person
Starts in: Bogota
Finishes in: Bogota
Price: U$4100 per person
Included: 2 local flights, all ground private transport, 14 nights of accommodation, all meals with drinks, guiding services, local guides, entrance fee to feeders and privated reserves
Please contact us for a detailed itinerary and availability for 2023 tours