A birdwatching trip to Ecuador in October 2001 - Andes to Amazon! The humming bird here is the Andean Emerald. On the left is a view of  Volcanes Illiniza (5,266m) and on the right is Gorzacocha, an oxbow lake off the Rio Napo, in the Amazon basin. All photos (C) Ruth Traynor.

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Bar-winged Cinclodes. Photo: Ruth TraynorTrip List : Cotapaxi National Park
(including area around La Cienaga)
10 - 12 October 2001: 39 species

Andean Teal (Anas flavirostris andium)
Black-chested Buzzard-eagle (Geranoaetus melanoleucus)
Puna Hawk (Buteo (polyosoma) poecilochrous)
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
Carunculated Caracara (Phalcoboenus (megalopterus) carunculatus)
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)
Slate-coloured Coot (Fulica ardesiaca)
Andean Lapwing (Vanellus resplendens)
Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)
Baird's Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii)
Andean Gull (Larus serranus)
Eared Dove (Zenaida auriculata)
Sparkling Violet-ear (Colibri coruscans)
Giant Hummingbird (Patagona gigas)
Black-tailed Trainbearer (Lesbia victoriae)
Tyrian Metaltail (Metallura tyrianthina)
White-bellied Woodstar (Acestrura mulsant)
Bar-winged Cinclodes (Cinclodes fuscus)
Elegant Spinetail (Synallaxis azarae elegantior)
Tawny Antpitta (Grallaria quitensis)
White-throated Tyrannulet (Mecocerculus leucophrys)
White-banded Tyrannulet (Mecocerculus stictopterus)
Tufted Tit-tyrant (Anairetes parulus)
Subtropical Doradito (Pseudocolopteryx acutipennis)
Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus)
Brown-backed Chat-tyrant (Ochthoeca fumicolor)
Blue-and-white Swallow (Notiochelidon cyanoleuca)
Great Thrush (Turdus fuscater)
Hooded Siskin (Carduelis magellanica)
Black-crested Warbler (Basileuterus nigrocristatus)
Cinereous Conebill (Conirostrum cinereum)
Superciliaried Hemispingus (Hemispingus superciliaris)
Blue-and-yellow Tanager (Thraupis bonariensis)
Rufous-collared Sparrow (Zonotrichia capensis)
Tricoloured Brush-finch (Atlapetes tricolor)
Plumbeous Sierra-finch (Phrygilus unicolor)
Plain-coloured Seedeater (Catamenia inornata)
Black Flower-piercer (Diglossa humeralis)
Golden-bellied Grosbeak (Pheucticus (chrysopeplus) chrysogaster)


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