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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Purple-bibbed Whitetip. Photo: Ruth TraynorTrip List : Tandayapa
6 - 10 October 2001: 103 species

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
Roadside Hawk (Buteo magnirostris)
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)
Wattled Guan (Aburria aburri)
Black-backed Wood-quail (Odontophorus (speciosus) melanonotus)
White-naped (Band-tailed) Pigeon (Columba fasciata albilinea)
Plumbeous Pigeon (Columba plumbea)
White-tipped Dove (Leptotila verreauxi)
White-throated Quail-dove (Geotrygon frenata)
Red-billed Parrot (Pionus sordidus)
Chestnut-collared Swift (Cypseloides rutilus)
White-collared Swift (Streptoprocne zonaris)
White-tipped Swift (Aeronautes montivagus)
Tawny-bellied Hermit (Phaethornis syrmatophorus)
Green-fronted Lancebill (Doryfera ludovicae)
Brown Violet-ear (Colibri delphinae)
Green Violet-ear (Colibri thalassinus)
Sparkling Violet-ear (Colibri coruscans)
West Andean Emerald (Chlorostilbon (mellisugus) melanorhynchus)
Andean Emerald (Amazilia franciae)
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl)
Speckled Hummingbird (Adelomyia melanogenys)
Fawn-breasted Brilliant (Heliodoxa rubinoides)
Brown Inca (Coeligena wilsoni)
Collared Inca (Coeligena torquata)
Buff-tailed Coronet (Boissonneaua flavescens)
Purple-bibbed Whitetip (Urosticte benjamini)
Booted Racket-tail (Ocreatus underwoodii)
Violet-tailed Sylph (Aglaiocercus coelestis)
Wedge-billed Hummingbird (Schistes geoffroyi)
Purple-throated Woodstar (Philodice mitchellii)
White-bellied Woodstar (Acestrura mulsant)
Masked Trogon (Trogon personatus)
Red-headed Barbet (Eubucco bourcierii)
Crimson-rumped Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus haematopygus)
Plate-billed Mountain-toucan (Andigena laminirostris)
Crimson-mantled Woodpecker (Piculus rivolii)
Powerful Woodpecker (Campephilus pollens)
Tyrannine Woodcreeper (Dendrocincla tyrannina)
Montane Woodcreeper (Lepidocolaptes (affinis) lacrymiger)
Elegant Spinetail (Synallaxis azarae elegantior)
Rufous Spinetail (Synallaxis unirufa)
Spotted Barbtail (Premnoplex brunnescens)
Pearled Treerunner (Margarornis squamiger)
Streak-capped Treehunter (Thripadectes virgaticeps)
Slaty Antwren (Myrmotherula schisticolor)
Immaculate Antbird (Myrmeciza immaculata)
Moustached Antpitta (Grallaria (guatimalensis) alleni)
Narino Tapaculo (Scytalopus (panamensis) vicinior)
Spillman's Tapaculo (Scytalopus spillmani)
Green-and-black Fruiteater (Pipreola riefferii)
Andean Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruviana)
Golden-winged Manakin (Masius chrysopterus)
White-crested Elaenia (Elaenia albiceps)
Sierran Elaenia (Elaenia pallatangae)
White-tailed Tyrannulet (Mecocerculus poecilocercus)
Smoke-coloured Pewee (Contopus fumigatus)
Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans)
Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)
Golden-crowned Flycatcher (Myiodynastes chrysocephalus)
Blue-and-white Swallow (Notiochelidon cyanoleuca)
Plain-tailed Wren (Thryothorus euophrys)
Grey-breasted Wood-wren (Henicorhina leucophrys)
Andean Solitaire (Myadestes ralloides)
Great Thrush (Turdus fuscater)
Glossy-black Thrush (Turdus serranus)
Turquoise Jay (Cyanolyca turcosa)
Beautiful Jay (Cyanolyca pulchra)
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)
Lesser Goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria)
Tropical Parula (Parula pitiayumi)
Blackburnian Warbler (Dendroica fusca)
Slate-throated Redstart (Myioborus miniatus)
Spectacled Redstart (Myioborus (ornatus) melanocephalus)
Russet-crowned Warbler (Basileuterus coronatus)
Three-striped Warbler (Basileuterus tristriatus)
Bananaquit (Coereba flaveola)
Grass-green Tanager (Chlorornis riefferii)
Dusky Bush-tanager (Chlorospingus semifuscus)
Rufous-chested Tanager (Thlypopsis ornata)
Lemon-rumped Tanager (Ramphocelus icteronotus)
Blue-grey Tanager (Thraupis episcopus)
Blue-capped Tanager (Thraupis cyanocephala)
Scarlet-bellied Mountain-tanager (Anisognathus igniventris)
Blue-winged Mountain-tanager (Anisognathus somptuosus)
Fawn-breasted Tanager (Pipraeidea melanonota)
Orange-bellied Euphonia (Euphonia xanthogaster)
Golden Tanager (Tangara arthus)
Flame-faced Tanager (Tangara parzudakii)
Golden-naped Tanager (Tangara ruficervix)
Beryl-spangled Tanager (Tangara nigroviridis)
Blue-and-black Tanager (Tangara vassorii)
Black-capped Tanager (Tangara heinei)
Rufous-collared Sparrow (Zonotrichia capensis)
Tricoloured Brush-finch (Atlapetes tricolor)
White-winged Brush-finch (Atlapetes leucopterus)
Olive Finch (Lysurus castaneiceps)
Blue-black Grassquit (Volatinia jacarina)
Black-and-white Seedeater (Sporophila luctuosa)
Yellow-bellied Seedeater (Sporophila nigricollis)
White-sided Flower-piercer (Diglossa albilatera)
Masked Flower-piercer (Diglossopis cyanea)
Golden-bellied Grosbeak (Pheucticus (chrysopeplus) chrysogaster)



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