- 1,866 total number
- Colombia ()
According to BirdLife International, Colombia harbours a total of 1,866 bird species, which is 16.7% of the 11,188 recognized bird species in the world as of October 2023.
This places it just ahead of Peru (1,860 species) and Brazil (1,816 species).
South America is the continent with the most bird species: 3,557 as of the same date.