Colombia Life List

Showing Records 1 through 33 of 33 Total Listers

Rank Name Nationality Total Highlights


Pablo Florez

Colombia 1712
Orinoco Softail, Ringed Woodpecker, Rose-brested Chad, American Avocet, Chestnut-crested Antbird, Guianan Gnat catcher, Racket Tailed Coquette, Fuscous Flycatcher (White sand Forest), Antioquia Wren, Santa Marta Antbird; Black-throated Brillant, Mottle Back Elaenia, Plain crested Elaenia, Wattlet Curassaw


Paul Salaman

Australian 1572
Blue-billed Curassow


Diego Calderon-F.

Colombia 1517
Last trip to Perija and Putumayo yielded a lot of new birds for me (Perija Thistletail, Fulvous-headed Tanager, Andean Gull, Yellow-throated Tanager, Deep-blue Flowerpiercer, Short-billed Bush-Tanager, Lined Antshrike, Blue-browed Tanager, Spotted Tanager, White-streaked Antvireo, Grey-mantled Wren, Band-bellied Owl, Orange-fronted Plushcrown, Fulvous Antshrike, White-throated Woodpecker, Black-and-white Tody-Flycatcher, Grey-tailed Piha, Rusty-belted Tapaculo, Ecuadorian Tyrannulet, Spotted Nightingale-Thrush, and a couple others NEW for Colombia) - Red-billed Ground-Cuckoo + Fiery-tailed Awlbill new for Colombia in Mitu. Also Solitary Eagle, Venezuelan Tyrannulet, Dicksissel, Pale-tipped Inezia, etc recently... Added on 2014 scouting trips to the Choco: Baudo Guan, Lita Woodpecker, Choco Trogon, Golden-chested Tanager, Tiny Hawk, Dull-mantled & Esmeraldas & Stub-tailed Antbirds, Double-banded Graytail – Added on recent trips to Mitu: Red-billed Ground-Cuckoo!!!, Banded & Chestnut-crested & Black-headed & Gray-bellied Antbirds, Brown-banded Puffbird, Purple-breasted Cotinga, Gould's Jewelfront, Tawny-tufted Toucanet, Chestnut-winged Hookbill, Yellow-throated Antwren, Ringed Antpipit, Rufous-tailed Flatbill, Black Manakin, Opal-rumped Tanager, Curve-billed Scythebill, Cinnamon Manakin-Tyrant (Neopipo), Grayish Mourner - 2014/2013/2012/2011 BEST: Hooded & Crescent-faced & Thicket Antpittas, Sooty-capped Puffbird, White-faced Nunbird, Scaled Fruiteater, Point-tailed Palmcreeper, Antioquia Wren, Slaty-capped Shrike-Vireo, Santa Marta & East Andean Antbirds, Sapayoa, Tawny-faced Quail, Choco Vireo, Indigo-winged Parrot, Sapphire-bellied Hummingbird, [77 Colombian endemics seen including undescribed and soon to be split taxa!]


Carl Downing

British 1451
San Andres Vireo, Chestnut-crested Antbird, Black Bushbird, Dot-backed Antbird, Guianan Cock-of-the-rock, White-bellied Dacnis, Rufous-throated Sapphire, Plumbeous Euphonia, Yellow-throated Antwren. 75/86 (IOC) Colombian endemics seen.


Luis Eduardo Uruena

Colombian 1233
New birds from 06/03/2015 in different tours in Colombia with Narrow-tailed Emerald, Blue-rumped Manakin, Violet-fronted Brilliant, Violet-faced Hummingbird, Chestnut-winged Cinclodes, Herring Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Black and White Becard, Scaly-throated Foliage-gleaner, Spooted Nightingale-Thrush, Lined Antshirke, White-browed Antbird, Ultramarine Grosbeak, Phelp´s Brush-Finch, Rufescent Screech-Owl!


Peter Kaestner

USA 1110
Business trip to Bogota Feb 2011 35 new for Colombia plus 19 lifers. Best: White-capped tanager at Paramo de Guasca, Mangrove Swallow in BAQ, and Worm-eating Warbler at Minca. May 1990 Greater Scythebill


Samuel Hansson

Swedish 1083
Central and Santa Marta, March 2013: Sapphire-bellied Hummingbird, Velvet-fronted Euphonia, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Rosy Thrush-Tanager, Green Heron and some others. 50+ endemics as usual.



British 1060
Last trip April 2014 to Hato La Aurora and Mitu.


Jonathan Newman

British 1031
10/10 Colombia: Blue-knobbed Currasow, Russet-crowned Crake, Gorgeted Wood-Quail, Todd's and Flame-winged Parakeets, Sapphire-throated, Chestnut-bellied and Indigo-capped Hummers, Blue-throated and Dusky Starfrontlet, Bronze-tailed Thornbill, Black-breasted and Moustached Puffbird, Spot-crowned Barbet, Greyish Piculet, Black Antshrike, Recurve-billed Bushbird, Cundinamarca, White-bellied, Urrao and Streak-chested Antpittas, Alto Pisones, Long-tailed, Matorral, Upper Magdalena, White-crowned and Paramillo Tapaculos, Black-tipped Cotinga, Yellow-throated Spadebill, Nicefero's Wren, Choco Vireo, Yellow-green Bush-Tanager, Crested Ant-Tanager, Chestnut-bellied Flowerpiercer, Baudo Oropendola, Mountain Grackle. Also 5 national firsts: Rusty Tinamou, Brown-banded Puffbird, Capuchinbird, Guainian Streaked Antwren and Rio Negro Gnatcatcher; also Grey-legged Tinamou, Chesnut and Black-fronted Wood-Quails, Yellow-eared Parrot, Fuertes' and Rusty-faced Parrot, Rufous-fronted Parakeet, Sapphire-bellied Hummer, White-mantled Barbet, Cherrie's Antwren, Yapacana and Grey-bellied Antbird, Santa Marta, Bicoloured and Brown-banded Ant-Pitta, Chestnut-capped Piha, Capuchinbird, Antioquia Bristle-Tyrant, Rio Negro Gnatcatcher, Azure-naped Jay, Sooty Ant-tanager, Gold-ringed Tanager, Turquoise Dacnis-Tanager, White-naped Seedeater, Red-bellied Grackle


David Van den Schoor

Belgian 1025
67 endemics! Some highlights; Blue-billed Curassow, Dusky Starfrontlet, Chestnut-bellied Hummingbird, Sapphire-bellied Hummingbird, Yellow-eared Parrot, Rufous-fronted Parakeet, Sooty-capped Puffbird, White-faced Nunbird, Recurve-billed Bushbird, Chestnut-crested Antbird, Cundinamarca Antpitta, Urrao Antpitta, Crescent-faced Antpitta, Bar-bellied Woodcreeper, Chestnut-capped Piha, Yellow-headed Manakin, Niceforo’s Wren, Antioquia Wren, White-bellied Dacnis, Masked Saltator, Mountain Grackle, Baudo Oropendola and almost forgotten.....HOODED ANTPITTA!!! My list follows the taxonomy, names and sequence of James F. Clements (6th Edition 2007) with a few exceptions of recent taxonomic decisions, updated till August 2013.


Mark Pearman

Anglo-saxon 1016
Tacarcuna Wood-Quail, Green-naped Tanager. Sooty-capped Puffbird y otras hierbas


Claes-Göran Cederlund

Swedish 1010
Updated Jan 2014. Latest Chestnut-crested and Grey-bellied Antbirds, Orinoco Piculet, Azure-naped Jay. Colorful Puffleg June 1999.


Avery Bartels

Canadian 913
Great Curassow, Maguari Stork, Solitarry Eagle, Carunculated Caracara, Orange-breasted Falcon, Andean Snipe, Tolima Dove, Rufous-fronted Parakeet, Saffron-headed Parrot, Fuertes' Parrot, Rufescent Screech-owl, Mountain Avocetbill, Green-bellied Hummingbird, Double-banded Graytail, Cundinamarca Antpitta, Crescent-faced Antpitta, Alto Pisones Tapaculo, Paramillo Tapaculo, Antioquia Bristle-tyrant, Yellow-throated Spadebill, Lemon-browed Flycatcher, Golden-collared Manakin,Yellow-headed Manakin, Niceforo's Wren, Gold-ringed Tanager, Sooty Grassquit, Tocuyo Sparrow, Mountain Grackle, Baudo Oropendola


Neil S. Davis

Canadian/British 860


Alan Greensmith

Independent 846
8 Feb 2010 Last new bird Cundinamarca Antpitta. 2 Feb. 2010. Last new Blue-throated Starfrontlet. 19 Nov. 2009. Recurve-billed Bushbird. 7 April 2009. One 3 month trip in 1977.


Clayton Burne / Rockjumper Birding Tours

South African 844
Blue-billed Curassow


Rick Waldrop

USA, resident in Ecuador 815
2015: trips to Mitú and Urrao; 2014: 11 lifers (mostly endemics or near-endemics) at Cerulean Warbler Reserve, i.e., Gorgeted Wood-Quail, Turquoise Dacnis, and Monterredondo, i.e. Cundinamarca Antpitta. Early in the year at Rio Claro for specialties and on to Reserva El Paujil for Blue-billed Curassow, Black-billed Flycatcher, Russet-crowned Crake and Rufous-winged Schiffornis; 2013 trips to Popayán, Medellín, Piha Reserve, Bolombolo, Jardin, Rio Blanco, Otun and Cerro Montezuma: Dusky-headed Brush-Finch, Antioquia Wren, Yellow-headed Manakin, Chestnut-capped Piha, Parker's Antbird, Chestnut Wood-Quail, Munchique Wood-Wren, Gold-ringed Tanager, Fulvous-dotted Treerunner, Alto Pisones Tapaculo, Crested Ant-Tanager, Sooty-headed Wren, Yellow-eared Parrot, Black and Gold Tanager, Brown-banded Antpitta, Multicolored Tanager, etc.


Jerry Hickman

British 775
Brown Banded, Hooded, Bi-Coloured & Santa Marta Antpita's, Red Bellied Grackle, Rufous Fronted Parakeet, Choco Vireo, Bogota Rail, Black-Thighed Puffleg, White Chested Swift


Russell Graham

Texan 732
Mitu: Orinoco Piculet, Spotted Puffbird, Yellow-throated and Spot-backed Antwrens, Imeri Warbling-Antbird, Citron-bellied Attila, Guianan Cock-of-the-Rock, Azure-naped Jay and Brown-headed Greenlet


Ray Belding

US 724
19 day birding trip produced 540 species, 30 endemics and 91 life birds.


Yvon Princen

belgian 643
Andes mostly western part and Santa Marta


Antonio Salvadori

Italo-Canadian 621
Pompadour Cotinga, Woodcreeper.


Craig Faanes

USA 617


Martin Edwards

Canadian 588
Munchique Wood-Wren seen 1977 July 17, finally split! My tape permitted Steve Hilty to collect the first specimen.


Sam Bosanquet

British 566
2 trips with Carl Downing. Highlights include: Hudsonian Godwit, Ring-billed Gull, Santa Marta Woodstar, Speckle-breasted Wren, Rosy Thrush-Tanager & White-winged Tanager.


Sheridan Coffey

USA 539
Made two trips in 2010. Highlights include Santa Marta Sabrewing, Gold-ringed Tanager, Purplish Mantled Tanager and Black and Gold Tanager


Peter Gilchrist

Canadian 512


Mark Eising

Dutch 499
Visits in October 2014, June 2015 and June 2016. Check out my website:


Tom Pavlik

USA 431
Nov 2010 (Central Valley and slopes) and Oct 2012 (Santa Marta).


Karl Overman

USA 423
2 trips of 1 wk each in 1974 & 1976; highlights: Northern Screamer, Crested Ant-Tanager, Vermilion Cardinal


Barry Rossheim

USA 295
Seen Only: July 16-24, 2016 Highlights: Northern Screamer, Chestnut-winged Chachalaca, Black-fronted Wood-Quaul, American Flamingo, Yellow-billed Tern, Large-billed Tern, Santa Marta Blossomcrown, Green-bearded Helmetcrest, Bronze-tailed Thornbill, White-tailed Starfrontlet, Santa Marta Woodstart, Red-billed Emerald, Sapphire-bellied Hummingbird, White-tipped Quetzal, Chestnut Piculet, Santa Marta Antbird, Santa Marta Rufous Antpitta, Santa Marta Tapaculo (with photos!), Santa Marta Foliage-gleaner, Streak-capped Spinetail, Rusty-headed Spinetail, Santa Marta Bush-Tyrant, Bang's Wood-Wren, Santa Marta Wood-Wren, Santa Marta Mountain-Tanager, Santa Marta Brush-Finch, Vermilion Cardinal, Santa Marta Warbler, White-lored Warbler, Yellow-crowned Whitestart, Golden-fronted Whitestart, Andean Siskin, and Blue-napped Chlorophonia.


Brian Rapoza

USA 196


Laval Roy

Canadian (Quebec) 173
Jan,2nd/1993: The last lifer is the Santa Marta Brush-Finch in El Campano
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