Origin and history of MincaMinca appears in the 18th century ...
Its history based on writings, documents and notarial acts of Santa Marta and Magdalena
Minca is the ideal stop for birdwatchers. Birdwatching in the surrounding area is one of the best ways to get to know and explore these beautiful cloud forests. With points of great bird density, the route to Campano - San Lorenzo is an excellent route for this activity with a high average of observation of different species, including the amazing Caribbean Toucan (Ramphastos sulfuratus), the beautiful Rufous-tailed Jacamar (Galbula Ruficauda), and many species of hummingbird.
This is a highly recommended visit for all nature lovers and explorers who want to know up close the amazing biodiversity of birds that we have in the Sierra Nevada and Minca.
There is a guide "Field guide of the birds of Colombia "by the author Miles mcMullem (PRO AVES edition, 2010) as well as a small booklet with 365 birds that can be seen around Minca, "Birds of MINCA, including Campano and San Lorenzo" for sale in the stores of Minca.
Experts and amateurs will be able to delight in the field with the investigation in birds while you enjoy the beauty of the nature in Pozo Azul, the cool climate of mountain and the impressive landscapes with sight to the sea.
The equipment commonly used for birdwatching consists of binoculars, a portable telescope (spotting Scope) with tripod, a notebook and a guide, " Birds of MINCA, including Campano and San Lorenzo" for sale in Minca stores.
Likewise, it is recommended light and fresh clothes, shoes very comfortable for the observation walk, water or hydrating drinks and the desire to live this extraordinary experience. Hotel Minca, Jungle Joe and other organized tours to the measure.
Photography has always been part of Birding, but in the past the cost of good cameras and objectives relegating the use of digital cameras with portable telescopes, has generated the technique known as digiscoping, and facilitated the expansion of the hobby for a lot more people. One of the pleasures of natural photography is to be able to experience the same sensation as a hunter in search of its prey, the difference being that the photographer "captures" a second in the life of a bird, instead of killing it..