This fun photo tour is to Ecuador, famed for its extraordinary biodiversity. With a superb selection of lodges and reserves, many of them with excellent feeders, it is one of the premier bird photography destinations in South America.
The jewels of the Andes—hummingbirds—feature heavily; fantastic feeder set-ups allow excellent photographic opportunities of these “winged gems.” And while hummingbirds are undoubtedly a front and center feature of this tour, they are also be accompanied by many other colorful tropical birds, including an assortment of tanagers, toucans, trogons, woodpeckers, and even the incredible and vivid scarlet Andean Cock-of-the-rock.
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Photo credits: Blue-winged Mountain-Tanager by Xavier Muñoz; Sun Glass Frog by Xavier Muñoz; Rufous Motmot by Xavier Muñoz; Torrent Ducks by Xavier Muñoz; Booted Racket-tail by Xavier Muñoz; Masked Trogon by Peg Abbott; Glistening Green Hummingbird by Xavier Muñoz; Carunculated Caracara by Xavier Muñoz; Plate-billed Mountain-Toucan by Xavier Muñoz; Antisana Volcano by Xavier Muñoz; Golden Tanager by Xavier Muñoz; Swallow Tanager by Xavier Muñoz; Red-headed Barbet, Xavier Muñoz; Long-wattled Umbrellabird, Xavier Muñoz; Swallow Tanager, Xavier Muñoz; Little Frog, Xavier Muñoz; Eared Doves, Ed Madej; Antisana, Naturalist Journeys Stock; Andean Condor, Howard Topoff; Black-faced Ibis, Greg Smith; Andean Lapwing, Peg Abbott; Torrent Ducks, Xavier Muñoz; Collared Inca, Xavier Muñoz; Carunculated Caracaras, Xavier Muñoz; Sword-billed Hummingbird, Xavier Muñoz; Female Masked Trogon, Peg Abbott; Giant Antpitta, Peg Abbott; Andean Cock-of-the-rock, Greg Smith; Choco Toucan, Peg Abbott; Violet-tailed Sylph, Peg Abbott; Plate-breasted Mountain-Toucan, Peg Abbott; Glistening-green Tanager, Xavier Muñoz; Rufous Motmot; Sandy Sorkin; Golden Tanager, Xavier Muñoz; Moss-backed Tanager, Xavier Muñoz; Oilbirds, Hugh Simmons Photography; Chestnut-crowned Antpitta, Xavier Muñoz; Bromeliads, Greg Smith; White-capped Dipper, Peg Abbott; Sani Lodge, courtesy sanilodge.com; Black-capped Donacobius, Bud Ferguson; Purple Honeycreeper, Peg Abbott; Silver-beaked Tanager, Hugh Simmons Photography; Capped Heron, Don Cooper; Green-backed Trogon, Sandy Sorkin; Scarlet Macaws, Bob Hill; Great Potoo, Paul Roberts; Tropical Screech Owls, Sandy Sorkin; Photo Gallery: Blue-capped Tanager, Booted Racket-tail, Bronzy Inca, Common Potoo, Ecuadorian Hillstar, Flame-faced Tanager, Glistening-green Tanager, Mountain Velvetbreast, Purple-bibbed Whitetip, Speckled Hummingbird, Velvet-purple Coronet, all courtesy of Neblina Forest.