Colombia has an amazing variety of birds. I saw a lot in the Amazon area. I also did a bit of bird watching in the Tatacoa Desert near Neiva.

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Birds of Colombia

Southern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx ruficollis)
Southern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx ruficollis, french: Hirondelle à gorge rousse). (542k)
Red-billed Emerald (Chlorostilbon gibsoni)
Red-billed Emerald (Chlorostilbon gibsoni, german: Gibsonsmaragd­kolibri, french: Émeraude de Gibson). (591k)
Streaked Saltator (Saltator striatipectus)
Streaked Saltator (Saltator striatipectus, french: Saltator strié). (427k)
Streaked Saltator (Saltator striatipectus)
Streaked Saltator (Saltator striatipectus, french: Saltator strié). (810k)
Yellow-faced Grassquit (Tiaris olivaceus)
Male Yellow-faced Grassquit (Tiaris olivaceus, french: Cici grand-chanteur). (1.6M)
Yellow-bellied Seedeater (Sporophila nigricollis)
Yellow-bellied Seedeater (Sporophila nigricollis, german: Gelbbauch­pfäffchen, french: Sporophile à ventre jaune). (673k)
Chestnut-bellied Seedeater (Sporophila castaneiventris)
Chestnut-bellied Seedeater (Sporophila castaneiventris, french: Sporophile à ventre châtain). (1128k)
Saffron Finch (Sicalis flaveola)
Saffron Finch (Sicalis flaveola, german: Safranammer, french: Sicale bouton-d'or). (570k)
Lots Swallows Several Species
Lots of swallows of several species. (1169k)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Barn Swallows (Hirundo rustica, german: Rauchschwalbe, french: Hirondelle rustique). (383k)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica, german: Rauchschwalbe, french: Hirondelle rustique) in flight. (616k)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Mostly Barn Swallows (Hirundo rustica, german: Rauchschwalbe, french: Hirondelle rustique), with one Brown-chested Martin (Progne tapera, french: Hirondelle tapère), second from right with white throat. (787k)
White-winged Swallow (Tachycineta albiventer)
White-winged Swallows (Tachycineta albiventer, french: Hirondelle à ailes blanches). (628k)
Rufous-collared Sparrow (Zonotrichia capensis)
Rufous-collared Sparrow (Zonotrichia capensis, german: Morgenammer, french: Bruant chingolo). (793k)
White-lined Tanager (Tachyphonus rufus)
Male White-lined Tanager (Tachyphonus rufus, french: Tangara à galons blancs). (717k)
Palm Tanager (Thraupis palmarum)
Palm Tanager (Thraupis palmarum, french: Tangara des palmiers). (705k)
Blue-gray Tanager (Thraupis episcopus)
Blue-gray Tanager (Thraupis episcopus, german: Blautangare, french: Tangara évêque). (700k)
Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus obscurus)
Female Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus obscurus, french: Moucherolle vermillon). (675k)
Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus obscurus)
Male Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus obscurus, french: Moucherolle vermillon). (618k)
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon, german: Hauszaunkönig, french: Troglodyte familier). (824k)
Bicolored Wren (Campylorhynchus griseus)
Bicolored Wren (Campylorhynchus griseus, german: Brauenzaunkönig, french: Troglodyte bicolore). (634k)
Black-billed Thrush (Turdus ignobilis)
Black-billed Thrush (Turdus ignobilis, french: Merle à bec noir). (1101k)
White-headed Marsh Tyrant (Arundinicola leucocephala)
Female White-headed Marsh Tyrant (Arundinicola leucocephala, french: Moucherolle à tête blanche). (681k)
White-headed Marsh Tyrant (Arundinicola leucocephala)
Male White-headed Marsh Tyrant (Arundinicola leucocephala, french: Moucherolle à tête blanche). (603k)
Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)
Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus, german: Königstyrann, french: Tyran tritri). (407k)
Tropical Mockingbird (Mimus gilvus)
Tropical Mockingbird (Mimus gilvus, french: Moqueur des savanes). (471k)
Black-capped Donacobius (Donacobius atricapilla)
Black-capped Donacobius (Donacobius atricapilla, german: Rohrspotter, french: Donacobe à miroir). (948k)
Yellow Oriole (Icterus nigrogularis)
Yellow Oriole (Icterus nigrogularis, french: Oriole jaune). (249k)
Spectacled Parrotlet (Forpus conspicillatus)
Male (left) and female Spectacled Parrotlets (Forpus conspicillatus, german: Augenring-Sperlingspapagei, french: Toui à lunettes). (254k)
Spectacled Parrotlet (Forpus conspicillatus)
Female Spectacled Parrotlet (Forpus conspicillatus, german: Augenring-Sperlingspapagei, french: Toui à lunettes). (475k)
Spectacled Parrotlet (Forpus conspicillatus)
Male Spectacled Parrotlet (Forpus conspicillatus, german: Augenring-Sperlingspapagei, french: Toui à lunettes). (524k)
Dusky-headed Parakeet (Aratinga weddellii)
Dusky-headed Parakeets (Aratinga weddellii, german: Braunkopfsittich, french: Conure de Weddell). (1312k)
Yellow-crowned Amazon (Amazona ochrocephala)
Yellow-crowned Amazon (Amazona ochrocephala, german: Gelbscheitel­amazone, french: Amazone à front jaune). (1000k)
Yellow-crowned Amazon (Amazona ochrocephala)
Yellow-crowned Amazon (Amazona ochrocephala, german: Gelbscheitel­amazone, french: Amazone à front jaune). (1048k)
Straight-billed Woodcreeper (Dendroplex picus)
Straight-billed Woodcreeper (Dendroplex picus, french: Grimpar talapiot). (452k)
Straight-billed Woodcreeper (Dendroplex picus)
Straight-billed Woodcreeper (Dendroplex picus, french: Grimpar talapiot). (826k)
Red-crowned Woodpecker (Melanerpes rubricapillus)
Male (top) and female Red-crowned Woodpeckers (Melanerpes rubricapillus, german: Rotkappenspecht, french: Pic à couronne rouge). (486k)
Red-crowned Woodpecker (Melanerpes rubricapillus)
Female Red-crowned Woodpecker (Melanerpes rubricapillus, german: Rotkappenspecht, french: Pic à couronne rouge). (603k)
Ruddy Ground Dove (Columbina talpacoti)
Female Ruddy Ground Dove (Columbina talpacoti, german: Rosttäubchen, french: Colombe rousse). (864k)
White-tipped Dove (Leptotila verreauxi)
White-tipped Doves (Leptotila verreauxi, german: Weißstirntaube, french: Colombe de Verreaux). (776k)
White Eared Jacamar (Galbalcyrhynchus leucotis)
White Eared Jacamar (Galbalcyrhynchus leucotis, french: Jacamar oreillard). (229k)
Amazon Kingfisher (Chloroceryle amazona)
Male Amazon Kingfisher (Chloroceryle amazona, german: Amazonasfischer, french: Martin-pêcheur d'Amazonie). (706k)
Black-tailed Trogon (Trogon melanurus)
Black-tailed Trogon (Trogon melanurus, french: Trogon à queue noire). (635k)
Carib Grackle (Quiscalus lugubris)
Female Carib Grackle (Quiscalus lugubris, french: Quiscale merle). (951k)
Carib Grackle (Quiscalus lugubris)
Male Carib Grackle (Quiscalus lugubris, french: Quiscale merle). (935k)
Inca Jay (Cyanocorax yncas yncas)
Inca Jay (Cyanocorax yncas yncas, german: Grünhäher, french: Geai vert). (896k)
Large-billed Tern (Phaetusa simplex)
Large-billed Tern (Phaetusa simplex, german: Seeschwalben, french: Sterne à gros bec). (828k)
Large-billed Tern (Phaetusa simplex)
Large-billed Tern (Phaetusa simplex, german: Seeschwalben, french: Sterne à gros bec). (972k)
Large-billed Tern (Phaetusa simplex)
Large-billed Tern (Phaetusa simplex, german: Seeschwalben, french: Sterne à gros bec) in flight. (325k)
Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis)
Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis, german: Bronzekiebitz, french: Vanneau téro). (1050k)
Chestnut-fronted Macaw (Ara severus)
Chestnut-fronted Macaw (Ara severus, german: Rotbugara, french: Ara vert). (777k)
Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao)
Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao, german: Hellroter Ara, french: Ara rouge). (1199k)
Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea)
Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea, german: Blaureiher, french: Aigrette bleue). (884k)
Western Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis ibis)
Western Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis ibis, german: Kuhreiher, french: Héron garde-bœufs). (1093k)
Western Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis ibis)
Western Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis ibis, german: Kuhreiher, french: Héron garde-bœufs) in flight. (411k)
Neotropic Cormorant (Nannopterum brasilianum)
Neotropic Cormorant (Nannopterum brasilianum, german: Olivenscharbe, french: Cormoran vigua) in non-breeding plumage. (640k)
Neotropic Cormorant (Nannopterum brasilianum)
Neotropic Cormorant (Nannopterum brasilianum, german: Olivenscharbe, french: Cormoran vigua) in breeding plumage. (561k)
Bare-faced Ibis (Phimosus infuscatus)
Bare-faced Ibis (Phimosus infuscatus, german: Mohrenibis, french: Ibis à face nue). (869k)
Buff-necked Ibis (Theristicus caudatus)
Buff-necked Ibis (Theristicus caudatus, german: Weißhalsibis, french: Ibis mandore). (1022k)
Horned Screamer (Anhima cornuta)
Horned Screamers (Anhima cornuta, german: Hornwehrvogel, french: Kamichi cornu). (757k)
Horned Screamer (Anhima cornuta)
Horned Screamers (Anhima cornuta, german: Hornwehrvogel, french: Kamichi cornu). (943k)
Laughing Falcon (Herpetotheres cachinnans)
Laughing Falcon (Herpetotheres cachinnans, german: Lachfalke, french: Macagua rieur). (703k)
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
Female Osprey (Pandion haliaetus, german: Fischadler, french: Balbuzard pêcheur) in flight. (699k)
Black-collared Hawk (Busarellus nigricollis)
Black-collared Hawk (Busarellus nigricollis, german: Fischbussard, french: Buse à tête blanche) in flight. (463k)
Roadside Hawk (Rupornis magnirostris)
Roadside Hawk (Rupornis magnirostris, french: Buse à gros bec). (687k)
Roadside Hawk (Rupornis magnirostris)
Roadside Hawk (Rupornis magnirostris, french: Buse à gros bec). (541k)
Great Black Hawk (Buteogallus urubitinga)
Great Black Hawk (Buteogallus urubitinga, german: Schwarzbussard, french: Buse urubu). (774k)
Vultures Circling Over Bogotá
Vultures circling over Bogotá. (450k)
Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus)
Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus, german: Rabengeier, french: Urubu noir). (1149k)
Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus)
Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus, german: Rabengeier, french: Urubu noir) in flight. (354k)
Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus)
Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus, german: Rabengeier, french: Urubu noir) over Bogotá. (614k)
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura, german: Truthahngeier, french: Urubu à tête rouge). (1103k)
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
Turkey Vultures (Cathartes aura, german: Truthahngeier, french: Urubu à tête rouge) drying their wings. (941k)
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura, german: Truthahngeier, french: Urubu à tête rouge) in flight. (356k)
Yellow-headed Caracara (Milvago chimachima)
Juvenile Yellow-headed Caracara (Milvago chimachima, german: Gelbkopfkarakara, french: Caracara à tête jaune). (893k)
Northern Crested Caracara (Caracara cheriway)
Northern Crested Caracara (Caracara cheriway, german: Karibikkarakara, french: Caracara du Nord). (506k)

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