We’ll go through the Cienaga Grande of Santa Marta on a rowboat, this one is the largest body of water in Colombia, we’re going to explore the mouths of the rivers that descend from the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta where more than 80 species of aquatic and terrestrial birds live with restricted distribution. Then, We have the opportunity to visit Buena Vista , a pallafite village located in this area in which, we can learn about the culture and their amphibian life.
Birds of interest: Northern Screamer, Chestnut-winged Chachalaca, Reddish Egret, Black-capped Donacobius, Cocoi Heron.
05:30 am Departure from Santa Marta to the Cienaga Grande Lagoon.
06:30 am We take the rowboat and start the birding trip through the lagoon.
07:30 am We continuing explorig the lagoon and the river mouths.
09:00 am We arrive to Buena Vista village, and spent time with the local community.
12:30 pm We take lunch in Buena Vista village.
14:00 pm. We departure from Buena Vista to the hotel in Santa Marta
16:00 pm We Arrive to the Hotel in Santa Marta
Birds of interest:
Northern Screamer, Chestnut-winged Chachalaca, Reddish Egret, Black-capped Donacobius, Cocoi Heron.