The Montezuma Lodge, adjacent to the Tatama National Park, offers unsurpassed hospitality and magnificent feeders and birding right from the lodge. Undoubtedly the best birding destination in Co-lombia, endemics found in the area include Gold-ringed Tanager, Black-and-Gold Tanager, Beautiful Jay, the recently described Munchique Wood-wren, Chestnut-bellied Flowerpiercer Alto-pisones Ta-paculo, Crested Ant-tanger, and Chestnut Wood-quail. Other specialties include Orange-breasted Fruiteater, White-faced Nunbird, Glistening-green Tanager, Streak-capped Treehunter, Linnetaed Fo-liage-gleaner, Olivaceous Piha, and Indigo Flowerpiercer. River crossing give birders a chance for White-capped Dippper, with pristine forests providing opportunities for Toucan Barbet, Black Soli-taire, Choco Vireo and the beautiful Chestnut-breasted Chlorophonia.
The hummingbird feeders attract Violet-tailed Sylph, Empress Brilliant, White-tailed Hillstar, and the near endemic Purple-throated Woodstar. Other targets species include Flame-faced Tanager, Glossy-black Thrush, Tanager Finch, Rufous-throated and Golden-chested Tanagers, Spillman’s Tapa-culo and with good luck Hooded Antpitta.