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Birding in the Ecuadorian Andes, 9-26 to 10-6, 2017 – #10

Day #10 (Sat. Oct. 7) The Rincon de Puembo – what a luxurious hotel! Our room was at the far end of the atrium seen here. We caught a cab around noon for the short drive to the Puembo Birding … Continue reading

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Birding in the Ecuadorian Andes, 9-26 to 10-6, 2017 – #9

Day #9 We packed up and began our return to the Quito area, with a stop at Guango Lodge on the way. In dense cloud forest, at an elevation of around 10,500′, this lodge sits right next to the highway … Continue reading

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Birding in the Ecuadorian Andes, 9-26 to 10-6, 2017 – #5

Day #5 On our last day of birding out of Sachatamia Lodge, our first destination was a very early morning visit to the Cock of the Rock lek, at the extraordinary Refugio Paz de las Aves, created by Angel Paz … Continue reading

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Birding in the Ecuadorian Andes, 9-26 to 10-6, 2017 – #2

Day #2 We drove west and uphill thru villages and farms as we exited the sprawl of Quito. After topping a final ridge, we soon arrived at Yanacocha Reserve, situated at 10,500′ altitude. At the Reserve headquarters we found feeding … Continue reading

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Birding in the Ecuadorian Andes, 9-26 to 10-6, 2017 – #1

Preface Kathy and I enjoy watching birds, and we feed them year-round. Along with bird watching, I’ve become addicted to bird photography, which, also, I pursue year-round. In view of this strong attraction to birds, one might consider us to be … Continue reading

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