Upon arrival at Bogota International Airport we will drive to Florida Marsh looking for our first targets of this trip the Bogota Rail and the Apolinar´s Wren. In the afternoon, we will take a flight to Riohacha. Stay overnight at Barbacoas Hotel.
We will spend the day looking for the Caribbean bird’s highlights, such as Reddish Egret, Red-billed Emerald, Chestnut Piculet, Black-backed Antshrike, Caribbean Hornero, White-whiskered Spinetail, Slender-billed Tyrannulet, Tocuyo Sparrow, Vermillon Cardinal, Scarlet Ibis, White Ibis, Buffy Hummingbird and many other specials birds of Caribbean. In the afternoon we will drive to Minca.
Minca, the best birding experience in your life! This day we will focus of lowland’s birds of Sirra Nevadas with a great chance to see Band-tailed Guan, White-lored Warbler, Santa Marta Tapaculo, Bang´s Wood-wren, Whooping Motmot, Keel-billed Toucan, Collared Aracari, Scaled Piculet, Masked Tityra, Gray-headed Tanager, Golden-winged Sparrow and many others, overnight at Minca
We will concentrate on birds from another ecosystem, ascending a few meters looking for Santa Marta Foliage-gleaner, Blue-naped Clorophonia, Crested Oropendola, Santa Marta Warbler, Santa Marta Brushfinch, Colombian Brushfinch, Santa Marta Wood-Wren among others. Overnight at El Dorado Reserve.
We will keep going up looking for interesting birds that the Sierra Nevada offers to us. We expect to spot new species for the group like White-tipped Quetzal, Rusty-breasted Antpitta, Santa Marta Antbird, Santa Marta Screech-Owl, Blossomcrown, Golden-breasted Fruiteater and others specialties. Overnigth in Dorado Lodge.
Besides having the chance to see the 18.946 ft snowy mountains of Santa Marta we will search for the highlights like Santa Marta Parakeet, Santa Marta Antpitta, Streak-capped Spinetail, Rusty-headed Spinetail, Santa Marta Bush Tyrant, Yellow-crowned Whitestart, Grey-throated Leaftosser, Santa Marta Woodstart, Crowned Woodnymph, Santa Marta Sabrewing, White-tailed Starfrontlet, Black-backed Thornbill and many others fantastic birds. Night at Dorado Reserve.
On our way back, we will keep looking for birds that we have not been able to see on the tour. We will look on every corner, waiting for those difficulties birds and increase the chance of seeing those species that we saw far or fleetingly.