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Birder on front of the mavecure hills

Inirida and the Mid-Magdalena Valley of Colombia

December 2021 Deidre Absjorn returned to Colombia for a second visit, this time to the Mid-Magdalena Valley and Inirida in the far east of the country. She was accompanied by Lisa Wolf, who would provide the best photos of the trip. The journey began in Bogotá, where they visited the outskirts of the Chingaza National...
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The Chiribiquete emerald, the search for a dream hummingbird

– English version of our original post in Spanish from our January 2021 expedition Acknowledgments and Introduction This trip and experience would not have been possible without the help of Peter Hobbs, one of the most daring people I’ve ever met. My wife, Viviana Tapasco, provided invaluable accompaniment and assistance. We would not have been...
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Return to the Harpy Eagle nest

We were on our way to visit the active Harpy Eagle nest in Vista Hermosa, Meta, for the first time in July of this year, a place that had been completely inaccessible for years due to the control of illegal armed groups and the constant war that had desolated this region of eastern Colombia. Today,...
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Orange-breasted Fruiteater

Colombia, a tailor-made birding adventure

A short report about our February-March 2022 26-day birding trip At The Andean Birder, we specialize in creating custom trips. Whether it’s a short trip highlighting the best of a region or a longer trip based on a specific list of species to see. This has been our method of operation since our inception, and...
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The Harpy Eagle birding trip

A new Harpy Eagle active nest was found in Colombia and we organized one of the first birding trips to see this amazing bird in its natural habitat. A birding trip by #TheAndeanBirder. Camilo Orjuela, a talented birder and guide from Colombia’s Meta department, discovered with the invaluable assistance of locals, an active nest of...
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Chiribiquete Emerald

El Esmeralda de Chiribiquete, la búsqueda de un colibrí soñado

Agradecimientos e Introducción Este viaje y experiencia no hubieran sido posibles sin el apoyo de Peter Hobbs, una de las personas con mayor espíritu de aventura que haya conocido. El acompañamiento y ayuda de mi esposa Viviana Tapasco fue incomparable. A la gente de las comunidades indígenas de Monochoa, Amename, Caño Negro en los departamentos...
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