Ecuador Travel
Bird watching
Bird watching
Bird watching
Bird watching

Bird watching

If you are a birdwatcher, professional or amateur, Ecuador wants to give you the best experience of your life. With more than 1,680 species of birds roaming the skies of the four regions, you will have before your eyes the opportunity to photograph or simply enjoy this wonderful moment. And it is that, in Ecuador you will find 16% of the world total of birds! Come, connect with nature and live the best adventurous experience.

Great diversity in 4 natural regions: Galapagos Islands, Pacific Coast, Andes and Amazon.

Ecuador registers approximately 1,680 species of birds, representing 16% of the world total. There are 37 national endemic species, around 300 regional endemic species, 133 species of hummingbirds, and more than 120 species of tanagers.

There are 108 areas of importance for the conservation of birds IBAs. (Important Bird Areas)

Ecuador has one of the most biodiverse areas in the world per square kilometer: Yasuní National Park. The Galapagos Islands, considered a natural laboratory, were part of the inspiration of Charles Darwin for his theory of the evolution of species.

Where to do it?

San Cristóbal Island

The name of San Cristóbal island is due to the patron saint of sailors, named after the year 1973. Its historical name is Chatham, the same that was assigned by…

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min 59°F max 89°F
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Santa Cruz Island

It is the first most inhabited island in Galapagos, it is located in the center of the Galápagos archipelago at 1000 km. Of the continent. It is located in the…

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min 59°F max 89°F
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Isabela Island

Isabela is the youngest and most extensive island of the archipelago, it covers almost 60% of the total land of the Archipelago. The island is still in formation presenting recent…

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min 59°F max 89°F
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Floreana Island

If you are traveling to the Galápagos Islands, you must visit Floreana Island. Here you will find several adventure activities to do and also enjoy the wonderful nature that surrounds…

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min 64.4°F max 84°F
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Cuenca

The city of Santa Ana de los Rios of Cuenca is synonymous of culture and heritage, elements that added to the warmth of its people ends up falling in love…

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min 44.6°F max 77°F
8398ft

Mindo

An irresistible magnet for the bird-tourists that arrive in Ecuador. Which is one of the most emblematic sites is the Mindo Valley, in the northwest of Pichincha, declared as the…

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min 64.4°F max 75°F
4101ft

Yasuní

The Yasuní National Park, is located in the eastern center of the Amazonian provinces of Orellana and Pastaza and is the largest protected area of ​​continental Ecuador. It was created…

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min 64°F max 96°F
min 623ft max 1316ft

Papallacta

Papallacta, belongs to the canton of Quijos, province of Napo and constitutes the entrance to the Ecuadorian Amazon from the Metropolitan District of Quito, Papallacta, it is within the zone…

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min 41°F max 68°F
min 9186ft max 14112ft

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