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    Independent birding guides in Ecuador

    Niels, thanks for the info. I am already in contact with Puembo to see what they might offer. I am also in contact with the guide I used in the Mindo area back in 2018. I will see if I can track down those other folks.
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    Independent birding guides in Ecuador

    My dad and step-mom retired several years ago and moved from Washington State to Ecuador in late 2011. I have visited them twice. First time was in April of 2016 (yes we were there when the 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit) and then again in November of 2018. I am thinking of going down again next...
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    Colombia trip 2020

    Have any of you been to this lodge and reserve near Manizales? If so please share your thoughts on the lodge and birding there. https://tinamubirding.com/
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    Colombia trip 2020

    kb57, thanks for the info. We have booked our flights for next February. We decided to fly round trip to Pereira. We plan to go birding at Rio Blanco near Manizales and maybe to Montezuma Lodge as well. Hopefully also at Otum-Quimbaya Reserve and the Barbas Bremen Reserve near Filandia...
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    Colombia trip 2020

    P.S. I meant to also ask if any of you know when special holidays or festivals might occur in Colombia that would impact traffic or make it generally busier. I would like to avoid those times to make for easier travel, easier to find lodging etc.
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    Colombia trip 2020

    My wife and I are considering a trip to Colombia in February or March of 2020 for general scouting (we may retire there in about 12 years) as well as some birding. We have not been to Colombia before but overall we hear good things about it as a potential destination for retiring abroad as well...
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    Birding Adventures TV Show

    I really enjoy the show.
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    First post from Berrien County Michigan

    Hello all. This is my first post on this forum. My name is Brian. My favorite bird is the Western Tanager so I chose that as my forum name. My wife and I live is SW Michigan. We have been here 2 years, having moved from SE WA State (Walla Walla). We have obviously gone birding here in Michigan...