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Gold Macaw photo
Gold Macaw photo
Gold Macaw photo
Amazon Parrot photo
Vulture photo
Scarlet Macaw photo
Scarlet Macaw photo
Scarlet Macaw photo
American Black Vulture photo
Vulture photo
Gold Macaw photo
Muscovy Duck photo
    

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Colombia has the highest bird species count of any country in the world. With three Andean Cordilleras, two inter-Andean valleys, the Amazon, Orinoco, Santa Marta, Pacific and Caribbean coasts, and the rich Chocó biogeographical region. Colombia is the most diverse in South America. There are more species of birds than the whole of Europe and North America combined.

Some of the birds in Colombia include Andean condors; golden conures, macaws, amazons, orange-chinned parakeets and other parrots; emerald toucanets, cranes, storks, vultures, white-bellied antbird; uniform antshrike; white-fringed antwren; common black-hawk; Santa Marta brush-finch; yellow-headed caracara;Colombian chacalaca; rufous-browed conebeak; Neotropical cormorant; shiny and bronzed cowbirds; common ground, white-winged, white-tipped and eared doves; torrent and Andean ruddy ducks; orange-bellied euphonia; laughing falcon; saffron finch; black flowerpecker; streaked, panama, social and boat-billed flycatchers; lesser goldfinch;great-tailed grackle; rufous-naped greenlet; ultramarine grosbeak; Cauca guan; purple-crowned woodnymph, buffy, sword-billed, shining sunbeam and coppery emerald hummingbirds; whispering ibis; wattled jacana; green jay; tropical kingbird; Amazon and green kingfishers; great kiskadee; southern lapwing; highland motmot; lesser and Nacauda nighthawks; orange-crowned and yellow orioles; brown-throated parakeet; spectacled parrotlet; tropical peewee; black phoebe; pale-vented pigeon; white-vented plumeleteer; common potoo; white-tipped quetzal; clay-coloured robin; southern roughwing; streaked saltator; ruddy-breasted and yellow-bellied seedeaters; golden-winged, rufous-collared and blue-and-white sparrows; black-necked stilt; bay-headed, white-lined, metallic-green, beryl-spangled, blue-winged mountain, golden, crimson-backed, scrub, flame-rumped and blue-grey tanagers; great and black-billed thrushes; common tody-flycatcher; pearly-veiled tody-tyrant; keel-billed toucan; golden-faced and torrent tyrannulets; white-lored and three-striped warblers; pied water-tyrant; slate-throated whitestart; red-crowned and spot-breasted woodpeckers; rufous-breasted and bicolored wrens.  



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