October 2, 2023
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Medellin’s 6th Annual Bird Festival October 10-14: Great Chances to See, Hear & Learn About Our Amazing Wild Birds, Nature

The 6th annual Medellin Bird Festival (organized by Sociedad Antioqueña de Ornitologia, SAO) kicks off October 10-14 with a colorful variety of birdwatching opportunities, expert conferences, special workshops and film festivals. The annual event (see: https://festivaldelasavesmedellin.com) is officially sponsored by the city of Medellin and taps dozens of allies including

World Wildlife Fund to Medellin Bird Festival: Tremendous Birding-Tour Growth Potential Seen Here

In a keynote speech to the fourth annual Medellin Bird Festival (Festival de las Aves Medellin 2017), World Wildlife Fund (WWF-Colombia) strategic alliances director John Myers revealed that Colombia generally and Medellin/Antioquia specifically have tremendous potential for expanding profitable, socially beneficial birdwatching tours.  Citing two recent scientific

Antioquia’s Private Nature Reserves Growing: Colombians, Expats Teaming-up

Among the encouraging signs of Colombia’s and Antioquia’s recuperating economy, environment and security situation is a growing network of private nature reserves – overwhelmingly founded by native Colombians, but now including a few “rare-bird” expats. One such rare-bird migrant is North American-born biologist and construction contractor Doug Knapp, who two years ago