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Observatorio de Colibries

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Salitre Alto - Frailejonal | Frailejonal La Calera, La Calera 251207, Colombia
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Amazing birdwatching spot one hour away from Bogotá

The place is a personal garden 30 min from La Calera. The garden is full of different species of... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
Federico C
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Bogota
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A highlight of our Colombia visit

What an amazing place. Colombia is full of wonders, and our brief visit to the sanctuary was... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Therese999999
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Sydney, Australia
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El OBSERVATORIO DE COLIBRIES™ – Hummingbirds – Birding - Colombia, es un lugar en la alta montana, con mas de 14 especies de colibries, ideal para pajareros y fotografos, a 35 minutos de Bogota - La Calera Colombia. En el bosque y jardines hemos sembrado arboles, flores y dispuesto bebederos contribuyendo a la preservacion de un gran numero de pajaros y familias de Colibries.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Salitre Alto - Frailejonal | Frailejonal La Calera, La Calera 251207, Colombia
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

The place is a personal garden 30 min from La Calera. The garden is full of different species of hummingbirds. It is a great opportunity to learn about them. The hostess, Victoria, is very kind and it shows she is passioned about this beautiful birds....More

Thank Federico C
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

What an amazing place. Colombia is full of wonders, and our brief visit to the sanctuary was definitely one of the high points of our amazing month long stay in Colombia. The little colibris were so beautiful. Victoria has created a very special place. It's...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Victoria has a very special garden: this lovely and gracious lady has a charming home near to the city and has over the years managed to attract numerous species of hummingbird. It was mindblowing watching over 12 species consistently zipping through the trees. The birds...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We arrived here before breakfast to see the many species of beautiful Hummingbirds or Collieries at the Observatorio. Other bird species arrived too to sample the bird feeders. We were made very welcome by the owner, Victoria Lizzarralde, who supplied us with a delicious breakfast...More

Thank Jill L
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

This fairly informal hummingbird observatory is fascinating! Victoria Lizarralde, the owner has created the conditions in her gardens that the hummingbirds adore. She knows a lot about hummingbirds and the place is teeming with them. If you want to see 12 or more different types...More

1  Thank melissaschellekens
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Beign around all those humming birds is really great. Seeing them so close, many different species and hearing the humming is totally cool.

2  Thank Felipe T
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

What a fantastic place to spend a couple or few hours. Be entertained by the hummers, up to eleven species are regular visitors. Beautiful surroundings and you can take your time just watching and perfect location for photographs of the birds. Must visit everyone to...More

1  Thank Anthony S
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Great place to see Hummingbirds close up. Lovely to get out in the country side too, away from traffic and noice in the city of Bogota. The mountains are green and luch. The observatory is small but a very pleasant place to be. It is...More

1  Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is the place for you. An excellent blend of wildlife sanctuary and visitor attraction. Just sitting in the patio area you can expect to see about a dozen species, including the amazing Swordbill Hummingbird and rare Blue-fronted Starfrontlet. Very close to Bogota. Reservations are...More

2  Thank Barbara W
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

This jewel of an inn is the perfect get-away from Bogota. The hummingbirds are spectacular to observe in the lovely garden. The main house and adjacent guest house are beautifully decorated with loving attention to detail. We enjoyed a cosy and delicious dinner and breakfast,...More

1  Thank Skib99
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