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Birding in Ecuador 2013

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If you are planning a birding trip to 2013 maybe you should consider Ecuador, my home country! Even if you are not a birder, you will find Ecuador to be a top notch destination for all sorts of people. Click here for the first set , or here for the second set , and here for the third set of posts about bird watching in Ecuador.

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Warblers Migrating to Ecuador

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Last week I was doing a birding tour of the East and West slopes of Ecuador and encountered some warblers that have already made it to Ecuador. It is really amazing how far and how fast they can fly to improve the living conditions that assure their millenarian survival.

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Stygian Owl in Ecuador

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Stygian Owl at Condor Park Visit Ecuador for great birds and support our conservation efforts. For now I can only get close enough to hear his calls! The photo below was taken at Parque Condor which is a great raptor rescue center near Otavalo.

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Rusty-breasted Antpitta in Ecuador

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It is a very small antpitta that lives in Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela and Bolivia. This antpitta is found in southern Ecuador (near Peru) and curiously also inside the Puluahua Crater which is my residence near Quito in northern Ecuador.

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Quetzals of Ecuador

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Birds , Destinations , Trips / Quetzals of Ecuador Quetzals of Ecuador By Renato • March 12, 2011 • 7 comments Tweet Share Ecuador has three types of Quetzals, one in the Amazon basin and two in the east and west slopes.

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Birds of Kruger National Park and Wildlife of Ecuador: Two WILDGuides Reviewed

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Wildlife of Ecuador: A Photographic Field Guide to Birds, Mammals, Reptiles, and Amphibians is the all-in-one nature guide for the generalist nature traveler. Sword-billed Hummingbird, one of the “star” birds of Ecuador, prefers the long-tubed red Datura flowers and Purple Passionflower. And, heavy.).

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Ocellated Tapaculo in Ecuador

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Let me proudly introduce a new exotic bird that has been trained by the ambassador of hand feeding the most difficult skulking birds in Ecuador: the Ocellated Tapaculo. So, if you have been thinking about visiting Ecuador, do it now and don’t miss the new grand prize.

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