COLOMBIA December 2009
From Dec 06 to 19, 2009, Sheridan Coffey and myself birded the eastern Andes, north coast, and Santa Marta Mtns of Colombia (for the first leg in the Andes, Dan Peak joined us) using Medellin-based birding guide Pablo Flores Valencia click here to email Pablo.
Santa Marta Tyrian Metaltail Metallura tyrianthina districta: near Tienda below the Lodge, Cuchillo de San Lorenzo, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta:
center, with Violetears and female Violet-crowned Woodnymph:
On this male note the color of the tail in natural light...
- compared to a flash photo of the same individual: