When it comes to birds the highlight of the trip was a visit to Laguna de Sonso, in the valley of Cauca. The rest of the family spent some time walking around in Buga while I preferred mud, mosquitoes and of course the opportunity to see some new birds. The taxi driver I used from Buga to Laguna de Sonso happened to know the place well, and together we walked two hours in the area. I observed more than 50 species at this site.
A Saffron Finch indicating where I could find the birds!
Yellow-headed Caracara, quite common here.