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    First time birding Colombia: Recommendations Wanted!

    No, not yet but would love to of course. I’m an antpitta newbie really. I have spent a stupid amount of time focussing on pitta-pittas and I think the modern feeding of all these birds has taken away something magical from the chase, personally. Here’s another thought: it may also have made...
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    First time birding Colombia: Recommendations Wanted!

    Without wishing to divert from the main thread too much, here’s a Facebook post I made in 2019 (without the mentioned video though): Our last 2 weeks took in some of Colombia’s flagship birding sites. Places like Rio Blanco, Montezuma and Santa Marta will have loomed large on many a birder’s...
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    First time birding Colombia: Recommendations Wanted!

    Pablo did us a favour and set up a trip as ground agent only, not his usual mode of operation. There’s no doubt he knows the birds and sites superbly. He worked hard to make it work but the trip suffered a bit because he wasn't actually with us. I know others who’ve done more standard trips with...
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    First time birding Colombia: Recommendations Wanted!

    We did. One worked out of El Dorado lodge. Also a local guide at Tayrona and one at Flamencos. Otherwise, we just had a driver. Multi colour birding set up the trip for us. Sorry I don’t have guide names or contact details but they were all good.
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    First time birding Colombia: Recommendations Wanted!

    I was lucky to spend a month out there in 2019. Two canny mates joined me for two weeks and this is what they did. With hindsight, we'd have spent a little less time at Tayrona because your chances of connecting with Blue-billed Curassow are slim. Otherwise, it was good: Day locations Rio...
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