BIRDING TOURS IN ECUADOR.
Northern and Southern Ecuador
25 days – 25 nights
Places to visit:
Northern Ecuador: Yanacocha Reserve, Mindo Area: Silanche, Milpe, Angel Paz Reserve. (Choco region), Mashpi Reserve, Papallacta; Sacha Lodge (Amazonian; Yasuní National Park).
Southern: Tapichalaca Reserve (Cloud Forest), Yamkuam – Nangaritza River, Copalinga Reserve – Podocarpus National Park (Tropical Forest), Jorupe Reserve (Dry Forest), Buenaventura Reserve (Cloud Forest – Choco Region).
Yanacocha Reserve Cloud Forest.
Angel Paz Reserve
Spectacular day of Antpittas.
Leave to Milpe. (Mindo Area: Birds of the Choco )
Leave to Mashpi. (Mindo Area: Birds of the Choco region)
Mirador Río Blanco – Mindo, Silanche (Lowlands, part of the Choco).
Papallacta, – Guango Lodge – Quito.
Departure to Sacha Lodge, 8, 9. Yasuny National Park
SachaLodge 4d/3n (Friday- Monday)
Day 10. Sacha Lodge – Quito.
Day 11 – 12.
Flight Quito – Loja Tapichalaca Reserve.
Tapichalaca Reserve. Leave to Copalinga Reserve ( Zamora Chinchipe Province)
Target Birds: Jocotoco Antpitta, Undulated Antpitta
Day 14 – 15 -16
Target birds: coopery – chested Jacamar, Amazonian Umbrella bird, Spangled Coquete, and many Tanagers
Day 16 – 17
Copalinga Reserve – YAMKUAM
YAMKUAM – Copalinga Reserve
Copalinga – Jorupe Reserve.
Day 20 – 21 – 22
Jorupe Reserve – Buenaventura Reserve.
Club winged Manakin, White – bearded Manakin, Long wattled Umbrella Bird, El Oro Parakeet.
Day 23 – 24 – 25
Club winged Manakin, White – bearded Manakin, Long wattled Umbrella Bird, El Oro Parakeet. Lots of Humingbirds
Buenaventura – Fly to Quito in the afternoon 17h30
Night in Quito