BIRDING SITES - SOATA (DRY FOREST AND OAK FOREST
OAK FOREST AT SOATA
Soatá is a town and municipality in Boyacá Department, Colombia. Soatá is located on the western slopes of the Cordillera Oriental mountain range, at the northeast end of the Department of Boyacá. It is the capital the subregion of the Northern Boyacá Province. Soata is to 250 km the Bogota may be 5 hours on car.
Chestnut Bellied Hummingbird (Amazilia castaneiventris) @ Bogota Birding
For birdwatchers, there at Soata you have a great experiences with typical and interesting species from these habitats (dry forest and Oak forest). Several endemics birds from Colombia here. Furthermore, you can also experience the huge dormitory show the Mountain Grackle:Cerro Onzaga is an excellent place to see the nest birds the Rusty Faced parrot and Flame winged parakeet
Niceforo's Wren (Pheugopedius nicefori) @ Bogota Birding
Here Songs the Niceforo's Wren at Soata video the Bogota Birding
We are working with the monitoring the critically endangered irds here: Our project aimed to assess the conservation status of the populations and the habitats of two species that today are of reat interest to conservation: the Chestnut-bellied Hummingbird, ountain Grackle, Black Inca, Brown bellied parakeet, Rusty faced Parrot, Coppery-bellied Puffleg , Niceforo's Wren, Cerulean Warbler and Grey-throated Warbler.
Mountain Grackle (Macroagelaius subalaris) @ Bogota Birding
Video Mountain Grackle
Rusty Faced Parrot (Hapalopsittaca amazonina) @ Bogota Birding
ENDEMIC- Apical Flycatcher (Myiarchus apicalis) @ Bogota Birding
Moustached Brush Finch (Atlapetes albofrenatus)
Mountain Grackle (Macroagelaius subalaris)
Chestnut Bellied Hummingbird (Amazilia castaneiventris)