Sustainable Tourism Bogotá
Endemics: Silvery-throated spinetail
Near endemics: Andean siskin, Rufous-browed conebill, Pale-bellied tapaculo, Golden-fronted whitestart, Coppery-bellied puffleg
Regularly seen: Glowing puffleg, Scarlet-bellied mountain-tanager, Glossy flowerpiercer, Pale-naped brush-finch, Sword-billed hummingbird, White-bellied woodstar, Great sapphirewing, Green-tailed trainbearer, Black-tailed trainbearer, Eastern meadowlark, White-throated Tyrannulet, Brown-backed chat-tyrant, Red-crested Cotinga, Buff-breasted mountain tanager, Tyrian Metaltail
Things to know
The locations we visit include high andean cloud forests and sub-páramos ranging from 2,900 to 3,200 meters above sea level. Temperatures average between 10C and 15C. It's best to dress in warm, waterproof layers and bring sun protection.
Price is $75 per person, based on a 2-person minimum. This includes private transportation, entrances, 3 hours of birdwatching at the hummingbird observatory, refreshment, access to identification materials & a bilingual guide.
* Pick-up and drop-off is from the Pan Pa Ya in Chapinero.
For those who are looking for a full day of birdwatching, we can combine this tour with a visit to some of the city's urban wetlands. Please email us for more information.