Colombia has the greatest diversity of birdlife on earth according to the latest global study by Birdlife International. With 1878 species identified at the last official count, that makes Colombia home to around a fifth of all bird species found on the planet, of which 91 species are found only in Colombia. This is around three times more than in the whole of Europe!
The mangrove forests around Bocas del Atrato have been identified as one of the new destinations within Colombia for bird lovers. More than 67 species of birds have been observed in the area, a list that continues to grow as new species are identified here.