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Mostrando entradas con la etiqueta Bearded Helmecrest. Mostrar todas las entradas

viernes, 6 de abril de 2012

BIRDING SITES- Sumapaz National Park


Endemic- Apolinar's Wren - Target Bird from Sumapaz Paramo




Sumapaz National Park

Sumapaz Paramo (Spanish) Páramo de Sumapaz - meaning "Utterly peacefulmoor land" ) is a large páramo ecosystem located in the Altiplano Cundiboyacensemountain range, considered the largest páramo ecosystem in the world.It was declared aNational Park of Colombia in 1977 because of its importance as a biodiversity hotspot and main source of water for the most densely populated area of the country, the Bogotá Savannah 


TAwny antpitta @ Bogota Birding

Sumapaz is home to several species of mammals: Little Red Brocket Deer, tapir, coati, golden eagle, torrent duckl also
and endemic and target  birds as: Apolinar's Wren, Bogota Rail, Bearded Helmecrest, Bronze Tailed Thornbill, Chestnut Winged Cinclodes, Many Striped Canastero, Andean Tit Spinetail, Paramo Seed-eater, Plain Coloured Seedater 
 inhabit the area, and a trip to Sumapaz  usually include encounters with all  these species. The rock faces are superb for raptors and owls (Black Chested Buzzard Eagle). Many smaller bird species are breeding around the Frailejones Plants during the summer (July to August)

Black Chested Buzzard Eagle @ Bogota Birding


Bronze Tailed Thornbill- Video Bogota Birding

National Park Sumapaz- @ Bogota Birding



Green Bearded Helmecrest  (Oxypogon guerinii) @ Bogota Birding 


Bearded Helmecrest - Video Bogota Birding




Apolinar's Wren @ Bogota Birding

Green Bearded Helmetcrest (Oxypogon guerinii) @ Mauricio Rueda



Chestnut Winged Cinclodes @ Bogota Birding


Many-striped Canastero (Asthenes flammulata)

NEAR ENDEMI- Bronze-tailed Thornbill (Chalcostigma heteropogon)

ENDEMIC - Bogota Rail (Rallus semiplumbeus)



ENDEMIC - Bogota Rail (Rallus semiplumbeus)



Endemic- Apolinar's Wren


Juan Pablo  during birding tour at Sumapaz with James and Thomas