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Colombia Tops Global Big Day 2023 with 1,532 Bird Species Recorded


Welcome to the breathtaking avian wonderland of Colombia, where birds from all corners of the world find their sanctuary. This year's Global Big Day witnessed an extraordinary achievement as Colombia secured the top spot, with an impressive record of 1,532 bird species. At Ocampo Expeditions, we are passionate about showcasing Colombia's unrivaled biodiversity and offering unforgettable birdwatching tours. Join us on a virtual journey as we delve into the captivating avian world of Colombia.

A Birdwatcher's Paradise

Colombia, known as the "birdwatcher's paradise" captivates visitors with its diverse landscapes and extraordinary array of bird species. Nestled in the heart of South America, Colombia offers a mosaic of habitats, ranging from tropical rainforests to high-altitude paramo ecosystems and coastal wetlands. This variety creates an ideal environment for an astonishing number of bird species to thrive.

Unparalleled Diversity

With over 1,900 species of birds recorded, Colombia boasts the highest bird diversity in the world. The country's strategic location, as a bridge between North and South America, contributes to its remarkable avian richness. From colorful toucans and macaws to elusive hummingbirds and endemic species like the Santa Marta Parakeet, Colombia showcases a dazzling tapestry of winged wonders.

Expert-Guided Birdwatching Tours

At Ocampo Expeditions, we specialize in tailor-made birdwatching tours designed to immerse you in Colombia's avian paradise. Our knowledgeable guides, experienced in both birding and conservation, will take you on unforgettable journeys through pristine habitats, revealing the hidden gems of Colombia's birdlife. Whether you are a seasoned birder or a passionate novice, our tours offer opportunities to spot rare and endemic species while contributing to their conservation.

Conservation and Sustainable Tourism

At the core of our mission is promoting conservation and sustainable tourism practices. We collaborate with local communities, promoting the protection of natural habitats and supporting local birding initiatives. By choosing Ocampo Expeditions, you actively participate in bird conservation efforts, ensuring a brighter future for Colombia's avifauna.

Colombia's remarkable achievement in securing the first position in the Global Big Day 2023 highlights the country's status as a birdwatcher's paradise. With its unparalleled avian diversity and breathtaking landscapes, Colombia offers a once-in-a-lifetime birdwatching experience. At Ocampo Expeditions, we invite you to embark on an extraordinary journey, where every step unveils a new chapter in Colombia's avian wonderland. Join us and discover the magic of birdwatching in Colombia, a destination that will leave you awe-inspired and longing for more.


Discover Caribbean region in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta: a special place for the birdwatchers!

Join Ocampo Expeditions on an extraordinary birdwatching tour to Caribbean region. Immerse yourself in lush cloud forests and witness a stunning array of avian species. Spot the vibrant Santa Marta Parakeet, Santa Marta Sabrewing, and Santa Marta Antpitta.

Book your tour now and explore the avian wonders of Caribbean region with Ocampo Expeditions!


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