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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Slate-throated Whitestart. Photo: ?Trip List : Pasochoa
12 October 2001: 27 species

American Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus)
Sparkling Violet-ear (Colibri coruscans)
Black-tailed Trainbearer (Lesbia victoriae)
Tyrian Metaltail (Metallura tyrianthina)
Streaked Tuftedcheek (Pseudocolaptes boissonneautii)
Tawny Antpitta (Grallaria quitensis)
Red-crested Cotinga (Ampelion rubrocristata)
White-crested Elaenia (Elaenia albiceps)
Lesser Elaenia (Elaenia chiriquensis)
Tufted Tit-tyrant (Anairetes parulus)
Rufous-breasted Chat-tyrant (Ochthoeca rufipectoralis)
Brown-backed Chat-tyrant (Ochthoeca fumicolor)
Smoky Bush-tyrant (Myiotheretes fumigatus)
Brown-bellied Swallow (Notiochelidon murina)
Blue-and-white Swallow (Notiochelidon cyanoleuca)
Grass Wren (Cistothorus platensis)
Plain-tailed Wren (Thryothorus euophrys)
Chiguanco Thrush (Turdus chiguanco)
Great Thrush (Turdus fuscater)
Slate-throated Redstart (Whitestart)(Myioborus miniatus)
Spectacled Redstart (Myioborus (ornatus) melanocephalus)
Black-crested Warbler (Basileuterus nigrocristatus)
Cinereous Conebill (Conirostrum cinereum)
Scarlet-bellied Mountain-tanager (Anisognathus igniventris)
Rufous-collared Sparrow (Zonotrichia capensis)
Plain-coloured Seedeater (Catamenia inornata)
Golden-bellied Grosbeak (Pheucticus (chrysopeplus) chrysogaster)


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