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La Florida
Lat: 1.62286
Long: -78.11896
Entrerrios
Lat: 1.66419
Long: -78.14584
Mingoya
Lat: 1.61372
Long: -78.07292

Barbacoas

Barbacoas was one of the most exciting resurveys due to the relatively pristine condition of the forest there, and to the fact that it is still a poorly studied region of Colombia. A magical area full of culture and history, with a troubled past and a promising future for its people. And mostly, a unique biodiversity hotspot and a paradise for birds. This resurvey was framed in the Expediciones BIO “Alas, cantos y colores,” led by the Instituto Humboldt and the Instituto de Ciencias Naturales de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

Barbacoas

La Estrella
Lat: 4.541947
Long: -75.40999
Galleguito
Lat: 4.535829
Long: -75.458239
La Leona
Lat: 4.5489290
Long: -75.46110
Volcanes
Lat: 4.5535419
Long: -75.512053

Barbacoas was one of the most exciting resurveys due to the relatively pristine condition of the forest there, and to the fact that it is still a poorly studied region of Colombia. A magical area full of culture and history, with a troubled past and a promising future for its people. And mostly, a unique biodiversity hotspot and a paradise for birds. This resurvey was framed in the Expediciones BIO “Alas, cantos y colores,” led by the Instituto Humboldt and the Instituto de Ciencias Naturales de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

Gallery

The resurvey took place from the 4th to the 19th October 2021 and it resulted in records of 130 species and 556 collection specimens of 99 species.

Gallery

The resurvey took place from the 4th to the 19th October 2021 and it resulted in records of 130 species and 556 collection specimens of 99 species.

Native inhabitants and colonizers. Paredes-Cisneros (2019)

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A land rich in gold. Paredes-Cisneros (2019)

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Rephotography

“…thick, heavy forest and impenetrable jungle all matted together with vines and undergrowth.” W.B. Richardson (1912)

Rephotography

“…a dense and dark forest. An unsurmountable jungle united by lianas and vegetation.” W.B. Richardson (1912)

Native inhabitants and colonizers. Paredes-Cisneros (2019)

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A land rich in gold. Paredes-Cisneros (2019)

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eBird Profile

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Collections

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