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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

Río Toche

The first official resurvey of the project took place in Toche, Tolima, from the 23rd of August to the 6th of September 2019, exactly 108 years after Frank Chapman and his colleagues visited the area. Located in the heart of the Central Andes, on the border of the Tolima and Quindío departments in Colombia, the ‘Toche’ resurvey included 4 historical sites visited in 1911 by researchers from the American Museum of Natural History. Read the Report of Preliminary Results.

Río Toche

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

The first official resurvey of the project took place in Toche, Tolima, from the 23rd of August to the 6th of September 2019, exactly 108 years after Frank Chapman and his colleagues visited the area. Located in the heart of the Central Andes, on the border of the Tolima and Quindío departments in Colombia, the ‘Toche’ resurvey included 4 historical sites visited in 1911 by researchers from the American Museum of Natural History. Read the Report of Preliminary Results.

Gallery

A team of 8 researchers and 4 local guides carried out standardized surveys in 60 point counts, producing close to 3000 records of 283 species and collected 265 bird specimens that have now been deposited in the ornithology collection at Instituto Alexander von Humboldt.

Gallery

A team of 8 researchers and 4 local guides carried out standardized surveys in 60 point counts, producing close to 3000 records of 283 species and collected 265 bird specimens that have now been deposited in the ornithology collection at Instituto Alexander von Humboldt.

Santa Isabel from Laguneta

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Río Tochecito

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Rephotography

A snapshot from the past reveals land use changes and forest fragmentation in Laguneta. Cattle pastures and pine plantations have replaced much of the forest that was present in 1911.

Rephotography

A snapshot from the past reveals land use changes and forest fragmentation in Laguneta. Cattle pastures and pine plantations have replaced much of the forest that was present in 1911.

Santa Isabel from Laguneta

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Río Tochecito

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eBird Profile

Explore birds in this region, join a community of birding enthusiasts, and record sightings.

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Collections

Bird Collection of the Alexander von Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute (IAvH-A)

Local Partners

Universidad del Tolima