BOMBUSCARO RIVER TROPICAL FOREST

BOMBUSCARO RIVER, Tropical Forest (Zamora Province)

The Bombuscaro River in the tropical Forest of Zamora Province is located at 900 m above sea level, about one hour and half from Loja.

The Bombuscaro zone, the second entrance to the Podocarpus has an spectacular landscape as soon as high diversity of species of flora and fauna, especially of birds, where have been registered more than 350 species approximately

Bombuscaro is very important for the presence of the recently discovered Foothill Elaenia and two other endemics birds: the White-breasted Parakeet and Coppery-chested Jacamar.

The Climate: The average temperatures range from 18 to 24 °C. Regularly days are warm and humid with constant pluvial precipitations.