Birding Areas
(more soon, stay tuned!)
Northern Central Andes
Core of the Central Andes
Eastern Andes
Western Andes of Antioquia
Pacific Chocó Lowlands
Mid Magdalena Valley
Llanos and E Andean slopes
Amazonia
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

 

Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (Minca and San Lorenzo) Birding in the tallest coastal mountain on earth and most important endemism area of the world!
 

Information about birding in this eccentric rich and diverse area will be available soon; meanwhile, enjoy some facts and pics.

  • 635 bird species recorded
  • 35% of all Colombian birds present in only 1,48% of the national territory
  • 36 bird species (and 55 subspecies) with restricted range
  • 18 globally endangered
  • 22 locally endangered
  • 132 migrant bird species

 

Name in English
Scientific Name
Notes
Wattled Guan
Aburria aburri
NT
Chestnut-winged Chachalaca
Ortalis garrula
End
Band-tailed Guan
Penelope argyrotis
Blue-knobbed Curassow
Crax alberti
End - CR
Black-fronted Wood-Quail
Odontophorus atrifrons
nEnd - VU
Northern Screamer
Chauna chavaria
nEnd - NT
Andean Condor
Vultur gryphus
NT
Semicollared Hawk
Accipiter collaris
NT
Colombian Crake
Neocrex colombianus
nEnd - DD
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Tryngites subruficollis
NT
Military Macaw
Ara militaris
VU
Santa Marta Parakeet
Pyrrhura viridicata
End - EN
Santa Marta Sabrewing
Campylopterus phainopeplus
End - EN
Coppery Emerald
Chlorostilbon russatus
nEnd
Sapphire-bellied Hummingbird
Lepidopyga lilliae
End - CR
Buffy Hummingbird
Leucippus fallax
Blossomcrown
Anthocephala floriceps
End - VU
White-tailed Starfrontlet
Coeligena phalerata
End
Bearded Helmetcrest
Oxypogon guerinii
Black-backed Thornbill
Ramphomicron dorsale
End
Santa Marta Woodstar
Chaetocercus astreans
End
White-tipped Quetzal
Pharomachrus fulgidus
Yellow-billed Toucanet
Aulacorhynchus calorhynchus
Chestnut Piculet
Picumnus cinnamomeus
nEnd
Rusty-headed Spinetail
Synallaxis fuscorufa
End - VU
White-whiskered Spinetail
Synallaxis candei
nEnd
Streak-capped Spinetail
Cranioleuca hellmayri
End
Black-backed Antshrike
Sakesphorus melanonotus
Santa Marta Antpitta
Grallaria bangsi
End - VU
Santa Marta Tapaculo
Scytalopus sanctaemartae
End
Brown-rumped Tapaculo
Scytalopus latebricola
End
Slender-billed Inezia
Inezia tenuirostris
nEnd
Santa Marta Bush-Tyrant
Myiotheretes pernix
End - EN
Santa Marta Wren
Troglodytes monticola
End - VU
Bronze-brown Cowbird
Molothrus armenti
Yellow-crowned Whitestart
Myioborus flavivertex
End
White-lored Warbler
Basileuterus conspicillatus
End - NT
Santa Marta Warbler
Basileuterus basilicus
End - VU
Rufous-browed Conebill
Conirostrum rufum
Santa Marta Mountain-Tanager
Anisognathus melanogenys
End
Vermilion Cardinal
Cardinalis phoeniceus
Santa Marta Brush-Finch
Atlapetes melanocephalus
End
Tocuyo Sparrow
Arremonops tocuyensis
nEnd


End = Endemic
nEnd = Near Endemic
CR = Critically endangered globally
EN = Endangered globally
VU = Vulnerable globally
NT = Near Threatened globally
DD = Data deficient

 

 

 



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