Colombia: a Birder’s Paradise

Colombia: a Birder’s Paradise


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Event Type

Endemic Multicolored Tanager – © Rene Montero


Colombia: A Birder’s Paradise.

Introduction to the generalities of the geography and birds of Colombia

You are invited to attend this presentation where Rene Montero will discuss the overall characteristics of Colombia’s geography and the diverse ecosystems, while also highlighting the avian mega-diversity of the country. In addition, he will share his photography by presenting some captivating pictures of the avian fauna found in Colombia.

Colombia is renowned for its incredible biological diversity. The country has a rich variety of ecosystems, including rainforests, wetlands, grasslands and coral reefs. From the towering Andes Mountains to the Amazon Rainforest, Colombia’s natural landscapes are home to an astonishing array of flora and fauna.

In fact Colombia, with over 1900 species, has more bird species than any other country in the world, due to its wide range of habitats. It truly is a paradise for birdwatchers.

Rene Montero Serrano is a member of Nature Vancouver, he is originally from Colombia and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Ecology. He is also the owner and director of a travel agency that has been operating for 15 years, organizing specialized birding and nature tours in Colombia.

Rene, with a background in research, has also contributed to various conservation projects and has been responsible for designing and operating the route and logistics for research expeditions in environmentally relevant locations. He currently leads birding, nature and photography tours in Colombia and is developing this activity in other natural regions around the globe.

This presentation will be aired via Zoom Video Conferencing. On the Monday preceding the event, Nature Vancouver members will receive the Zoom link in the weekly e-News. To join the talk on Thursday, click on that link after 7:15 pm. The talk will begin at 7:30 pm. Non-members are welcome and should Email well in advance to register for the link.

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