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Birding trip for Happy Warblers from Yew York: the Central Andes & Cauca Valley, from Cali to Manizales (March 6 – 14, 2019).

15 - 03 - 2019

A compact & short but very birdy trip visiting the best birding localities in Central Colombia.
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Birding in Inírida, San José del Guaviare, San Cipriano & the Anchicayá Valley with Katy Krigbaum & Birgit Felser (Feb. 4 - 27, 2019).

28 - 02 - 2019

An adventurous birding trip to the Colombian Amazon and the Pacific slope of the Western Andes in Colombia covering San Cipriano and the Anchicayá Valley.
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Birding Mitú, Inírida & the Perijá Mountains for key species with Hans Jornvall from Sweden (January 5 - 23, 2019).

25 - 01 - 2019

Challenging species to add to a personal list of more than 9,500 species worldwide.
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Second birding trip to Colombia for Ernest Bradley & Dale Brinker (November 19 – December 03, 2018).

04 - 12 - 2018

Ernie & Dale had been lingering for a second birding trip to Colombia and this time they opted for the Eastern Andes, including the best birding sites near Bogota.
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Birding Colombia: an explosive extension into the Santa Marta Mountains, Guajira pensinsula & Perijá Mountains (October 18 – 27, 2018).

28 - 10 - 2018

Mountain endemics & scrubland specialties yielded exceptional birding experiences to a lively birding crew.
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The Eastern Andes near Bogota: private birding tour for Tony Menart, Thomas Heatley & Dale Manor (October 9 – 18, 2018).

20 - 10 - 2018

Second birding trip in Colombia for Tony, Tom & Dale, visiting the best birding sites near Bogota and foothills of the Eastern Andes near Villavicencio.
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Birding Colombia through the Southeastern regions of Putumayo & Huila (January 14 – 24, 2018).

26 - 01 - 2018

A taylor-made journey, aimed at seeing one dozen birds with Hans Jornvall from Sweden.
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The Eastern Llanos at Hato La Aurora (January 11 – 13, 2018).

15 - 01 - 2018

A solo trip aimed at seeing Crestless Curassow & Masked Cardinal.
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Birding Hato La Aurora in the Eastern Llanos with Todd Pepper & Mark Eaton (December 1 – 4, 2017).

07 - 12 - 2017

A trip extension that enabled a nice collection of great & colorful birds in just four days!
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Birding the Central & Western Andes of Colombia with Anthony Collerton (July 14 – 23, 2017).

25 - 07 - 2017

A compact, great birding loop, sampling the Central & Western Andes. With 377 species registered in 8 days of birding, of which 75 were lifers for Anthony.
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Andean Endemics tour with British crew: from the Eastern Andes to the mid-Magdalena Valley & Central Andes of Colombia (March 1 – 14, 2017).

16 - 03 - 2017

471 species registered and 1,863 kilometers covered in 13.5 days of great birding. “Way more lifers than I ever expected” said Malcolm.
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Another challenging & productive trip for Hans Jörnvall from Sweden (January 2 – 15, 2017).

16 - 01 - 2017

Hans Jörnvall has a life-list over 9,200 species, and in previous trips we have been finding the most wanted species, adding now more than 120 species to his life list.
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The Eastern Andes from Bogota to Soata: birding trip for recordist Terry Morgan & Karen Walz (November 18-30, 2016).

01 - 12 - 2016

Private birding tour along the Eastern Andes of Colombia, recording bird vocalizations of species new to Terry & Karen.
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Second birding trip for Katy Krigbaum & Birgit Felser: the Western & Central Andes of Colombia (September 1-20, 2016).

21 - 09 - 2016

From September 1-20 (2016) we birded the Western & Central Andes of Colombia, starting tour in Cali and finishing in Medellin.
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Birding for much desired targets with Keith Betton, Andrew Herbert (UK) and Rainer Kopa (Germany) (April 17-May 7, 2016).

08 - 05 - 2016

Another memorable 21-day birding trip (April 17 – May 7, 2016) along the Eastern Andes, Central Andes & Santa Marta Mountains!
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Birding the Western & Central Andes with Richard & Jennifer Kershaw from UK (March 10-31, 2016).

01 - 04 - 2016

First time in Colombia for Richard & Jennifer Kershaw from UK, birding the Western and Central Andes, with the Cauca Valley in between.
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Second birding trip for Steve Huggins & Glenn Giacinto from Chicago, Illinois (January 23 – February 2, 2016).

03 - 02 - 2016

A relatively short (11 days) but highly productive tour to the Eastern Andes of Colombia with amazing sightings!
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Birding along the Western & Central Andes of Colombia with Bob & Katie Self from the UK (November 9 – 26, 2015).

27 - 11 - 2015

An 18-day & 1,885 kilometers birding trip with Bob & Katie Self from the UK, with 441 species seen and 118 lifers!
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Birding in Colombia from the Western Andes to the Santa Marta Mountains & Guajira peninsula, with a recapitulation.

21 - 10 - 2015

Second birding trip for David & Nancy Massie, starting in the Western Andes and finishing in the Santa Marta Mountains & Guajira peninsula. Bruce Webb & Peter Gent also came back to Colombia for their second birding trip, covering the Santa Marta Mountains & Guajira peninsula, mid-Magdalena Valley & the Eastern Andes near Bogota.
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The Eastern Andes, mid-Magdalena Valley, Santa Marta Mountains & La Guajira peninsula with Katy Krigbaum & Birgit Felser (Sept. 2 – 21, 2015).

23 - 09 - 2015

A 20-day birding trip with 35 endemics, 23 near-endemics and 457 species seen. Enjoyed 43 species of hummingbirds, 60 species of tanagers & allies, 54 species of flycatchers, 15 different wrens & 13 different woodpeckers!
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Bird photo tour for photographers from Taiwan & China: The Western & Central Andes of Colombia (July 18 – August 8, 2015).

09 - 08 - 2015

A 22-day bird photo tour for Chunhsien Huang, Chu Yuan Hsu & Yong Bao Sun from Taiwan & China, with 232 species photographed and 2,490 Km of roads traveled visiting the best nature reserves & bird feeders in the Western & Central Andes of Colombia.
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Second birding trip for Debby Reynolds & David Copas (UK), and Jane Andrews (USA) (January 20 – February 6, 2015).

08 - 02 - 2015

An 18-day birding tour for Debby Reynolds, David Copas (UK) and Jane Andrews (USA), driving 3,767 km & visiting the best birding localities along the Eastern Andes, Magdalena Valley & Santa Marta Mountains.
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Short but productive bird photo trip for family group from Canada and Colombia (December 16-20, 2014).

21 - 12 - 2014

An enjoyable family trip to the Central Andes with emphasis on bird photography.
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Andean Endemics tour for David & Nancy Massie from the UK (October 23-November 6, 2014).

07 - 11 - 2014

A 15-day tour through the Central Andes & mid-Magdalena Valley, with a sample of the Eastern & Western Andes.
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Medium length birding trip through the Western & Central Andes of Colombia with Bruce Webb, Jeanne Conry & Peter Gent from USA (May 18 - 27, 2014).

28 - 05 - 2014

We enjoyed 40 species of hummingbirds, 46 species of tanagers and 46 species of flycatchers, in just 8.5 birding days!
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Short birding escapade for James Taylor & Christine Forster from Victoria, British Columbia (Canada) (May 8-11, 2014).

12 - 05 - 2014

It was Jamie´s & Chrissie´s wish to do some birding while travelling more extensively through Colombia. In three and a half days, we visited five of the best birding sites in the country, registering 207 bird species.
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Bird photography trip for Japanese photographers – Hisao komori & Yasunobu Shiga (April 26-May 4, 2014).

05 - 05 - 2014

A productive and highly enjoyable bird photo trip for Mr. Komori & Mr. Shiga from Japan, traveling through the Central Andes and briefly sampling the Western Andes above Cali.
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Birding for precious birds with Hans Jornvall from Sweden (February 24-March 8, 2014).

09 - 03 - 2014

A challenging and enjoyable birding trip to the Western & Central Andes of Colombia.
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Birding the Eastern, Central & Western Andes with Andy & Gill Swash, Debby Reynolds & David Copas from UK (January 15 – February 5, 2014).

06 - 02 - 2014

A highly enjoyable and productive birding trip, with 29 endemics, 40 near-endemics, more than 70 specialties and photographs of over 360 species!
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Birding the Central Andes of Colombia with Steven Huggins & Glenn Giacinto from Chicago, Illinois (January 3 – 13, 2014).

15 - 01 - 2014

An 11-day birding trip to the Central Andes of Colombia, with a short but productive sample of the Western Andes.
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Andean Endemics with David Hartwell & Elizabeth de Baut (December 15 - 25, 2013).

26 - 12 - 2013

Birding Colombia for 11 days through the Eastern & Western Andes, obtaining 375 species and 100 lifers!
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The Santa Marta Mountains with Juan José Arango & Anabel Vanin (December 2 - 8, 2013).

10 - 12 - 2013

From low to high grounds, the Santa Marta massif and Guajira peninsula are prime destinations for bird photographers.
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Bird photography trip for Francesco Veronesi from Italy (August 16 – September 01, 2013).

03 - 09 - 2013

A demanding bird photo trip for a very skilled photographer.
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Bird photography trip to the Eastern Andes of Colombia for Juan José Arango & Anabel Vanin (July 31 - August 04, 2013).

05 - 08 - 2013

A short but very productive bird photo trip visiting some of the best sites in the Eastern Andes. The endemic Black Inca was one of the prime targets!
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Guiding for a British crew traveling through Ecoturs (July 16 - 27, 2013).

28 - 07 - 2013

Birding Colombia through the Western & Central Andes for 12 days, with 39 species of hummingbirds and 372 species total.
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Short birding trip with Freddy & Adela Drews (March 31st – April 3rd, 2013).

05 - 04 - 2013

Three days of good birding with delighful antpittas, colorful mountain-toucans and tough little tapaculos!
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Back to Colombia for a second time: Peter Hawrylyshyn & Bob Lewis search for more hummingbird species and bird specialties at new birding sites (February 15 – March 03, 2013).

05 - 03 - 2013

Peter Hawrylyshyn from Canada & Bob Lewis from California (USA) return to Colombia for another birding & bird photography trip.
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Central Andes short tour with Happy Warblers touring company from New York (February 5 – 13, 2013).

15 - 02 - 2013

A short 7-day birding trip that rendered 294 species with great number of endemics, near-endemics, specialties and lots of fun.
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More Andean endemics with magnificent birding crew from USA, UK & Canada (Dec. 28, 2012 to Jan. 5, 2013).

06 - 01 - 2013

A most enjoyable birding trip with emphasis on Central Andes & Magdalena Valley endemics and specialties.
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