Las Cruces

Populated Place, Caldas Victoria

Colombia

Las Cruces

Tropical Kingbird - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia Photographed at RN Bellavista
Tropical Kingbird - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia Credit: Larry Hubble

Las Cruces is a small populated place located in the department of Caldas, Colombia. It is situated in the Andean region of the country, at an altitude of approximately 1,500 meters above sea level. The town is part of the municipality of Victoria, which is located about 20 kilometers to the southwest.

Las Cruces is a rural community with a population of around 400 people. The town is surrounded by lush green hills and valleys, which provide a stunning backdrop for its picturesque streets and houses. The economy of the town is based mainly on agriculture, with coffee being the main crop grown in the area.

The town has basic infrastructure and services, such as a school, a church, and a health center. The nearest major city is Manizales, which is about 50 kilometers to the northeast.

Las Cruces is known for its traditional festivals, which are held throughout the year. The most important of these is the Feast of the Holy Cross, which takes place in May and is celebrated with processions, music, and dancing. The town is also a popular destination for tourists who come to enjoy the natural beauty of the area and to learn about the local culture and traditions.

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Tropical Kingbird - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia Photographed at RN Bellavista
Tropical Kingbird - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia
Photographed at RN Bellavista
Black-faced Grassquit - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia Photographed at RN Bellavista
Black-faced Grassquit - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia
Photographed at RN Bellavista
Laughing Falcon - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia Photographed at RN Bellavista
Laughing Falcon - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia
Photographed at RN Bellavista
Dusky-capped Flycatcher - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia Photographed at RN Bellavista
Dusky-capped Flycatcher - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia
Photographed at RN Bellavista
Collared Aracari - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia Photographed at RN Bellavista
Collared Aracari - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia
Photographed at RN Bellavista
Colombian Chachalaca - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia Photographed at RN Bellavista

Endemic
Colombian Chachalaca - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia
Photographed at RN Bellavista Endemic
Blue-necked Tanager - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia Photographed at RN Bellavista
Blue-necked Tanager - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia
Photographed at RN Bellavista
White-mantled Barbet  - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia Photographed at RN Bellavista

Endemic: Conservation status - VU Vulnerable
White-mantled Barbet - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia
Photographed at RN Bellavista Endemic: Conservation status - VU Vulnerable
Yellow-bellied Elaenia - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia Photographed at RN Bellavista
Yellow-bellied Elaenia - Victoria, Caldas, Colombia
Photographed at RN Bellavista
Straight-billed Woodcreeper <i>Dendroplex picus dugandi</i>

Charca de Guarinocito, Caldas, Colombia.

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Straight-billed Woodcreeper
Dendroplex picus dugandi Charca de Guarinocito, Caldas, Colombia. 1490
Russet-throated Puffbird <i>Hypnelus ruficollis ruficollis</i>

Charca de Guarinocito, Caldas, Colombia.

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Russet-throated Puffbird
Hypnelus ruficollis ruficollis Charca de Guarinocito, Caldas, Colombia. 1517
Green Kingfisher <i>Chloroceryle americana septentrionalis</i>

Charca de Guarinocito, Caldas, Colombia.

Male. 

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Green Kingfisher
Chloroceryle americana septentrionalis Charca de Guarinocito, Caldas, Colombia. Male. 1522
Megadytes (Megadytes) laevigatus (Olivier, 1791:308). Male, aedeagus Megadytes (Megadytes) laevigatus <a href="https://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/id/PPN583774369?tify={" rel="nofollow">Olivier, 1791:308</a>; COLOMBIA: Tolima Prov.: Mariquita Munc., <a href="https://tinyurl.com/ybdx8u4p" rel="nofollow"> 05°17'10.8"N 74°51'40.9″W</a>; 02.i.2014; W. Sondermann det.
Megadytes (Megadytes) laevigatus (Olivier, 1791:308). Male, aedeagus
Megadytes (Megadytes) laevigatus Olivier, 1791:308; COLOMBIA: Tolima Prov.: Mariquita Munc., 05°17'10.8"N 74°51'40.9″W; 02.i.2014; W. Sondermann det.
Megadytes (Megadytes) laevigatus (Olivier, 1791:308). Male, protarsal palette (left) and prosternal process (right) Megadytes (Megadytes) laevigatus <a href="https://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/id/PPN583774369?tify={" rel="nofollow">Olivier, 1791:308</a>; COLOMBIA: Tolima Prov.: Mariquita Munc., <a href="https://tinyurl.com/ybdx8u4p" rel="nofollow"> 05°17'10.8"N 74°51'40.9″W</a>; 02.i.2014; W. Sondermann det.
Megadytes (Megadytes) laevigatus (Olivier, 1791:308). Male, protarsal palette (left) and prosternal process (right)
Megadytes (Megadytes) laevigatus Olivier, 1791:308; COLOMBIA: Tolima Prov.: Mariquita Munc., 05°17'10.8"N 74°51'40.9″W; 02.i.2014; W. Sondermann det.
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Las Cruces is a populated place in Caldas, Colombia. It has an elevation of 477 meters above sea level. It is also known as Las Cruces. Information correct as at Thursday 28th January 2016.

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