The Sachatamia Rainforest Reserve is a private reserve holds 120 hectares of primary and reforested cloud forest in the Mindo-Nambillo Eco-corridor, which is world recognized for its immense biodiversity and has attained the first place in the annual count of bird species on a global level.One of the main attractions are the hundreds of bird species that inhabit the exuberant protected forest aside from the agoutis, ant-eaters, armadillos and deer.
Its one of the two LEK (a place for courtship and reproduction among birds) registered in Ecuador as pertaining to the Umbrellabird Longuipendulo is found within the reserve.
By Dulce Pinto in Andes, birdwatching tours, cloud forest lodges, Community / Sustainable tourism No Comments
The Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve Eco-Lodge is amidst a 700 hectare private reserve where you will discover endemic birds, bromeliads and orchids, hummingbirds and tanagers, toucans and antpittas amongst many others that turn the Tandayapa Valley into one of the most world visited areas by conservation enthusiasts, birdwatchers, and nature lovers. It is Smart Voyager Certified.
By Dulce Pinto in Amazon, Andes, birdwatching tours, Coast, multi-sports and adventure, southern andes No Comments
This is a 5 days 4 nights itinerary that take us to the most important bird watching sites in Southern Ecuador, from high moorland (paramo), to cloud forest areas, subtropical valleys, dry forest and tropical zones, so it gathers a wide range of great ecosystems for an abundant diversity of birds, including some endemic species, also in a very small area we have the chance to see completely different areas.
By Dulce Pinto in Andes, birdwatching tours, Coast, multi-sports and adventure, southern andes No Comments
DAY 1 CAJAS NATIONAL PARK & TAMARINDO
Certainly this is one of the best trips to observe birdlife in the area. In the morning we will visit the mountain rainforest area and paramos of the Cajas National Park, with a range of altitudes from 3200 m to 4000 m. In this area we will look for the most representative altitude bird species. After lunch, continue towards the lower lands area close to the village of Tamarindo at 260 m above sea level. Here we will visit the famous cacao beans and banana plantations, as we continue bird watching for other species. Overnight in Manta Real. Continue reading →
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