Saturday, February 12, 2011

February 8, 2011 Birding Ecuador:

Today, despite overcast skies and some rain we made our way through Antisana Preserve to Guango Lodge. The birding was exciting with lots of Paramo specialty including Giant Hummingbird, Black-chested Buzzard-eagle, Andean Lapwing, among others.

White-tailed Deer

The Black-faced Ibis regularly occurs in small numbers in the paramo.

A small flock of Silvery Grebe.

The Carunculated Caracara is one of the more common paramo species of the high altitude grasslands in Antisana.

A distant view of Antisana Preserve.

Bar-winged Cinclodes

A Brazilian Rabbit feeding.

Stout-billed Cinclodes

Black-tailed Trainbearer

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