Below are the packs available for South America. Each pack provides a field guide to the birds of the country with photos, descriptions, and sounds of species found in each region.

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Colombia: Advanced

Download this pack to get all the content we have for Colombian species to date, particularly focused on birds of Cali, Medellín, Bogotá, and northwestern Colombia. The 1167 species on this pack cover half of the staggering diversity of birds in Colombia. This pack was released in partnership with Instituto Humboldt, Asociación Bogotana de Ornitología, Asociación Colombiana de Ornitología, Calidris, Fundación Ecológica los Colibríes de Altaquer, Sociedad Antioqueña de Ornitología, Sociedad Caldense de Ornitología, and SELVA

 


 

Colombia: Cali

Explore the birds of the Cauca Valley, the area surrounding the city of Cali. Nestled between two ranges of the Andes, the Cali area has a wide diversity of birds on its mountain slopes and in dry forests on the Cauca Valley floor. This pack includes all regularly-occurring common and uncommon bird species in the Cali area. This pack was released in partnership with Instituto Humboldt, Asociación Bogotana de Ornitología, Asociación Colombiana de Ornitología, Calidris, Fundación Ecológica los Colibríes de Altaquer, Sociedad Antioqueña de Ornitología, Sociedad Caldense de Ornitología, and SELVA

 


 

Colombia: Medellín

Explore the birds of the Aburrá Valley, the area surrounding the city of Medellín. The foothills  are home to an incredible diversity of lowland birds, even around the suburbs of Medellín itself. This pack includes all regularly-occurring common and uncommon bird species in the Medellín area. This pack was released in partnership with Instituto Humboldt, Asociación Bogotana de Ornitología, Asociación Colombiana de Ornitología, Calidris, Fundación Ecológica los Colibríes de Altaquer, Sociedad Antioqueña de Ornitología, Sociedad Caldense de Ornitología, and SELVA

 

 


 

Colombia: Bogotá

Common birds of the Bogotá area, including the local endemics. This pack includes all regularly-occurring common and uncommon bird species in the Bogotá area. This pack was released in partnership with Instituto Humboldt, Asociación Bogotana de Ornitología, Asociación Colombiana de Ornitología, Calidris, Fundación Ecológica los Colibríes de Altaquer, Sociedad Antioqueña de Ornitología, Sociedad Caldense de Ornitología, and SELVA.

 

 


 

Guianas

Explore the birds of the Guianas, from the mangrove forests along the coast to the amazonian forests and savannas. This pack contains all regularly-occurring species in Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana.

 

 

 

 

 

 


An image of Ecuador with the northwestern part of the country shaded in green

 

Ecuador: North

Explore the birds of northern Ecuador, including birds on the western side of the Andes from sea level to the crest of the Andes and birds on the eastern slope down to 2,000m.

 

 

 

 


Image of the Galapagos Islands in green

 

Galapagos

Explore the birds of the Galapagos Islands, from the famous Darwin’s Finches to unusual Flightless Cormorants and Galapagos Penguins. The unique evolutionary history of Galapagos birds has fascinated ornithologists and others for centuries. This pack contains all regularly-occurring species on the Galapagos Islands.

 

 

 


 

Peru: Madre de Dios

Explore birds of Southeast Peru, in habitats from Andean highlands to Amazonian lowlands. This pack contains all regularly-occurring species in Madre de Dios.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Brazil: Southeast

Explore the common birds of the Atlantic Forest of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. With a wide diversity of wet and dry forests and savannas, the Atlantic Forest region is known for its large numbers of species found nowhere else in the world, including over 200 species of birds. This pack was released in partnership with SAVE Brasil, Observatório de Aves do Instituto Butantan, and AvistarBrasil.

 

 


 

Brazil: South

Explore the birds of the southern tip of Brazil! This pack includes species in Paraná, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande do Sul.

 

 

 


 

Brazil: Northeast

Explore the birds of northeastern Brazil! This pack includes all commonly-occurring species in Maranhão, Piauí, Bahia, and states farther east.

 

 

 

 


 

Chile

Explore the diverse birds of Chile, from the highest elevation alpine grasslands of the Andes to rocky islets hosting breeding seabirds in the Pacific, and from the desert in the north to Tierra del Fuego in the south. This pack covers all common and uncommon bird species in Chile.