Category: BIODIVERSITY

Visual Tour of the New Wildlife Camp in Colombia

Colombia Photo Expeditions has just introduced a new unique once-in-a-lifetime expedition, a brand new Wild Camp Experience in Colombia. We can make it the core of your Colombia exploration, or add it, as a superb extension to your main trip. With a maximum capacity at the camp for 10 persons, the Camp is located in El Encanto de Guanapalo, a 9,000-hectare private reserve in the … Read More Visual Tour of the New Wildlife Camp in Colombia

Malpelo: Shark Diving Capital of the World 🎥 Magical Places | Episode 3

In this episode, we explore Malpelo Island in Colombia. Malpelo is a small island in the eastern Pacific Ocean, located about 500 km west of the Colombian mainland. It consists of sheer and barren rock with three high peaks, the highest being Cerro de la Mona with a height of 300 m. Divers can find one of the largest shark populations in the world. … Read More Malpelo: Shark Diving Capital of the World 🎥 Magical Places | Episode 3

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Los Llanos Wild Camp Expedition in Colombia

We are delighted at Colombia Photo Expeditions to introduce a new unique once-in-a-lifetime expedition, a brand new exclusive Camp experience in Colombia. We can make it the core of your Colombia exploration, or add it, as a superb extension to your main trip. With a maximum capacity at the camp for 10 persons, the Camp is located in El Encanto de Guanapalo, a 9,000-hectare private … Read More Los Llanos Wild Camp Expedition in Colombia

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New Orchid Discovered in Colombia

A new orchid has been found in the Western Andes of Colombia. This new orchid species is endemic to a small area. Its name, the Dracula orchid. The publication and its description in Volume 20, Number 2 issue of Lankesteriana International Journal of Orchidiology has made it official. The name has been given after Leonardo DiCaprio’s mother, Irmelin Indenbirken, in recognition of DiCaprio´s commitment … Read More New Orchid Discovered in Colombia

Colombia: Top Birds of the Choco Region 🎥 Birdwatching | Episode 3

In this episode we explore the top birds of the Choco Region in Colombia.

Colombia: Top Birds at Araucana Lodge 🎥 Birdwatching | Episode 1

In this episode we travel to the Cauca Valley in Cali, Colombia. We unveiled the top ten birds at La Araucana Lodge, a hidden secret 45 min away from the city. The perfect place for birding and nature photography.

Colombia: Top 10 Birds 🎥 Birdwatching | Episode 2

In this episode we professional birding guide talks about Colombia´s top ten birds.

Delfines Rosados de la Orinoquia 🚀 Conservación | Capitulo 8

Conservación | Capitulo 8: En este episodio compartimos un video sobre los delfines rosados de la Orinoquía. Curiosidades, datos curiosos, curiosidades de estos animales, asombrosos, curiosos e inteligentes. El video pertenece al Plan de Conservación dee Toninas y Manatíes en la Región Orinoquía, creado por Corporinoquia, Aquabiosfera y la Fundación Omacha. Agradezco a Fernando Trujillo, Biólogo Marino y Director Científico y Socio Fundador de … Read More Delfines Rosados de la Orinoquia 🚀 Conservación | Capitulo 8

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A new species: The Dancing Antpitta

A new species to science has been discovered in Colombia, just 90 minutes from one of the lodges we regularly use in our expeditions.  If you are interested in photographing this bird, we hope to be able to visit the site in 2020. The bird is locally called Dancing Antpitta because it has a habit of shaking back and forth, but also in honor … Read More A new species: The Dancing Antpitta

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Testimonial: Colombia is a Spectacular Place

“In January 2019 we took a birdwatching trip with Colombia Photo Expeditions, operated by their Birding Partner Colombia Birdwatch, a recommendation from Kike Calvo, and we were treated to a fantastic sampling of the country’s bird species. All the locations and birding hotspots have been carefully curated by Christopher Calonje through the years, offering a great experience for new and seasoned birdwatchers alike. Our … Read More Testimonial: Colombia is a Spectacular Place

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South America Potential in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

As we know by now, The Americas is home to some of the most biologically diverse areas in the world, in addition to a vast cultural diversity represented by different ethnic groups. In their new book South American Biodiversity and Its Potential in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, authors Alissandra Trajano and Ulysses Paulino remember us how historically, South American peoples have shown a high degree of dependence … Read More South America Potential in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

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On Conservation in Colombia with Fernando Trujillo

This is the latest post in the Colombia Blog Series by Colombia Photo Expeditions, in which Kike Calvo profiles interesting information, research and thoughts on Colombia related to journalism, ecotourism, science, exploration and photography. Fernando Trujillo is a Colombian marine biologist from the University Jorge Tadeo Lozano and the scientific director of the Omacha foundation. He has been working with special conservation for 30 years with … Read More On Conservation in Colombia with Fernando Trujillo