Colombia birding trip report december 2013 -  John van der Woude  www.jvanderw.nl
Bird photos (16 MB)
Nearly all from other members of the group, as indicated at each photo; other photos made by Nollie or me. Many thanks to the other photographers.
See also report.


Golden-fronted Whitestart, Chingaza NP.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Yellow-hooded Blackbird at La Florida marsh.


Spot-flanked Gallinule, La Florida marsh.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

White-bellied Woodstar, Jardin Encantado.
Photo Rianne Geelhoed.

Indigo-capped Hummingbird, Jardin Encantado. Nollie's 5000th species. Colombian endemic. 

Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl


White-bibbed Manakin, Victoria, Magdalena valley.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Pale-bellied Hermit, Victoria, Magdalena valley.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Common Potoo, Magdalena valley.


Northern Screamer (plus Wattled Jacana below), Magdalena valley.
Photo below Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl


White-handed tamarin, Rio Claro, Magdalena valley.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Barred Puffbird, Rio Claro, Magdalena valley.


Spectacled Parrotlet, Rio Claro, Magdalena valley.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Black-billed Flycatcher, Rio Claro, Magdalena valley.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Oilbird, near Rio Claro, Magdalena valley.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Front part of beautiful snake of 1.5 m length, identified as (most probably) Chironius carinatus spixii. In the valley before going down to the Oilbird cave.
Photo Rianne Geelhoed.

Beautiful Woodpecker, near Rio Claro, Magdalena valley. Colombian endemic.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Greyish Piculet, Cauca valley. Colombian endemic.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Apical Flycatcher, Cauca valley. Colombian endemic.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Yellow-eared Parrot, above Jardin. Colombian endemic.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Buff-tailed Coronet, above Jardin.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Rufous-breasted Chat-Tyrant, above Jardin.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Collared Inca, above Jardin.


Sowird-billed Hummingbird, above Jardin.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Andean Cock-of the Rock, just below Jardin.


Yellow-eared Parrot, above Jardin (second day). Colombian endemic.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Masked Trogon, above Jardin.


Purplish-mantled Tanager, above Jardin.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Western Slaty-Antshrike, Cauca valley.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Red-bellied Grackle, La Romera forest reserve, Medellin. Colombian endemic.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Slaty-backed Chat-Tyrant, La Romera forest reserve, Medellin. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Scrub Tanager, Las Tangaras, Choco region. My 5000th species. A near-endemic.


Violet-tailed Sylph above Las Tangaras.


Purple-throated Woodstar, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Steely-vented Hummingbird, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Brown Violet-ear, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Bay-headed Tanager, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Andean Emerald, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Red-crowned Woodpecker, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Green-crowned Woodnymph, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Cinnamon Flycatcher, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Purple-throated Woodstar, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Purple-bibbed Whitetip, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

White-tailed Hillstar, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Velvet-purple Coronet, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Brown Inca, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Highland Hepatic Tanager, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Black-chinned Mountain Tanager above Las Tangaras.


Black-goggled Tanager, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Toucan Barbet, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Buff-fronted Foliage-gleaner, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Golden-winged Manakin, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Golden-winged Manakin, Las Tangaras. Photo Jan van de Leur. Golden wings! Same bird as above.

Black-chinned Mountain-Tanager, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Rufous-throated Tanager, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Flame-rumped Tanager at Las Tangaras lodge. Colombian endemic.

Gold-ringed Tanager above Las Tangaras. Colombian endemic.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Fulvous-dotted Treerunner, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Olivaceous Piha, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Golden Tanager, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Palm Tanager, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Red Tanager, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Rufous-tailed Hummingbird, Las Tangaras. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

White-necked Jacobin, Minca. Photo Hans Semeins

White-necked Jacobin, Minca. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Keel-billed Toucan, Minca. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Purple Honeycreeper, Minca. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Golden-faced Tyrannulet, Minca. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Golden-fronted Greenlet, Minca. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

White-vented Plumeleteer, Minca. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Gartered Trogon, Minca. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Green Violetear, Santa Marta mountains. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Blossomcrown, Santa Marta mountains. Colombian endemic. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Santa Marta Screech-Owl, Santa Marta mountains. Colombian endemic. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Yellow-crowned Whitestart, Santa Marta mountains. Colombian endemic. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Sparkling Violetear, Santa Marta mountains. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Crowned Woodnymph, Santa Marta mountains. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Blue-naped Chlorophonia, Santa Marta mountains. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Band-tailed Guan, Santa Marta mountains. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Sante Marta Parakeets, Santa Marta mountains. Colombian endemic. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Santa Marta Sabrewing, Santa Marta mountains. Colombian endemic. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Santa Marta Mountain-Tanager, Santa Marta mountains. Colombian endemic. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Black-fronted Wood-Quail, Santa Marta mountains. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Santa Marta Warbler, Santa Marta mountains. Colombian endemic. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Bangs's (Colombian/Sierra Nevada) Brush-Finch, Santa Marta mountains. Colombian endemic. 
Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Santa Marta Brush-Finch, Santa Marta mountains. Colombian endemic. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Blue-naped Chlorophonias and Blue-capped Tanager, Santa Marta mountains.

Orchid, Santa Marta mountains.

Cinnamon Flycatcher, Santa Marta mountains. The assimilis subspecies (endemic for Sta. Marta mts.) is the most cinnamon of all six subspecies.

Santa Marta (Grey-throated) Toucanet, Santa Marta mountains. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Black-chested Jay, Santa Marta mountains. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Black-and-White Owl, Minca. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Straight-billed Woodcreeper ssp picirostris, Los Flamencos NP, Guajira. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Black-crested Antshrike, Los Flamencos NP, Guajira. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Northern Scrub-Flycatcher, Los Flamencos NP, Guajira. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Russet-throated Puffbird, Los Flamencos NP, Guajira. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Rufous-tailed Jacamar, Los Flamencos NP, Guajira. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Rufous Piculet, Los Flamencos NP, Guajira. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Bare-eyed Pigeon, Los Flamencos NP, Guajira. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Sapphire-throated Hummingbird, Los Flamencos NP, Guajira. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Vermilion Cardinal, Los Flamencos NP, Guajira. Photo Laurens Steijn/ Birdingbreaks.nl

Verrmilion Cardinal, Los Flamencos NP, Guajira. Photo Rianne Geelhoed.
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