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The Birds of Ecuador

The Birds of Ecuador

Ecuador. It contains over 15% of all bird species on Earth. The purpose of this mission is to collect all of Ecuador’s approximately 1,600 birds and to create a virtual photographic field guide for the public. Sign in to join mission

The Birds of Ecuador
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27 participants 227 spottings

Ecuador’s avian diversity is fascinating to many birders, me included. I have never been to Ecuador, but I know you have. Thanks to Tom15 for the Mission photo of a Crested Guan! I will personally keep a list of all species uploaded. We are currently at 112 species. Good birding!

The Birds of Ecuador

Lat: -1.40 Long: -78.72

Recent Spottings

Swallow-tailed kite Tukup 4 0 Swallow-tailed kite
Collared Puffbird Tukup 14 7 Collared Puffbird
Black-tailed Trainbearer Tukup 4 2 Black-tailed Trainbearer
Laughing Falcon Tukup 9 4 Laughing Falcon
Black-capped Donacobius Tukup 3 0 Black-capped Donacobius
Blue-hooded Tanager Tukup 10 11 Blue-hooded Tanager
Palm Tanager Tukup 4 0 Palm Tanager
Silver-beaked Tanager Tukup 4 2 Silver-beaked Tanager
Ecuadorian Ground Dove Tukup 1 0 Ecuadorian Ground Dove
Great Thrush Tukup 3 0 Great Thrush
Vermillion Flycatcher (male) Tukup 2 0 Vermillion Flycatcher (male)
Vermillion Flycatcher (female) Tukup 1 0 Vermillion Flycatcher (female)
Greater Yellow-headed Vulture Tukup 1 0 Greater Yellow-headed Vulture
Hoatzin Tukup 14 3 Hoatzin
Ferruginous Pygmy-owl Tukup 6 3 Ferruginous Pygmy-owl
Magpie Tanager Tukup 1 0 Magpie Tanager
Speckled Chachalaca Tukup 4 0 Speckled Chachalaca
Salvin's curassow Tukup 1 0 Salvin's curassow
White-necked jacobin (male) AdamBT 2 0 White-necked jacobin (male)
White-necked jacobin (female) AdamBT 2 0 White-necked jacobin (female)
Hummingbird AdamBT 1 0 Hummingbird
Pacific Pelican GustavoMorejon 3 0 Pacific Pelican
White-whiskered hermit AdamBT 2 1 White-whiskered hermit
Lava heron AdamBT 3 0 Lava heron
Green-crowned woodnymph AdamBT 1 0 Green-crowned woodnymph
Tropical kingbird AdamBT 0 2 Tropical kingbird
Mangrove warbler AdamBT 0 3 Mangrove warbler
Greater Ani KarenSaxton 2 1 Greater Ani
Galapagos/Flightless Cormorant AlbertKang 4 2 Galapagos/Flightless Cormorant
Lava heron (Garza de lava) Globalistar 2 0 Lava heron (Garza de lava)
Blue-footed booby Globalistar 0 0 Blue-footed booby
Galapagos Brown Pelican AlbertKang 2 0 Galapagos Brown Pelican
darwin's small ground finch KarenSaxton 3 0 darwin's small ground finch
Cattle Egret KarenSaxton 3 2 Cattle Egret
Galapagos Flamingo AlbertKang 5 2 Galapagos Flamingo
Mangrove Yellow Warbler AlbertKang 11 4 Mangrove Yellow Warbler
Galapagos Albatross AlbertKang 6 0 Galapagos Albatross
Galápagos Dove AlbertKang 8 2 Galápagos Dove
Blue Footed Booby AlbertKang 8 4 Blue Footed Booby
Galapagos Hawk AlbertKang 6 2 Galapagos Hawk
Vermilion flycatcher AlbertKang 14 9 Vermilion flycatcher
Sparkling Violetear AlbertKang 1 2 Sparkling Violetear
American Flamingo JasmineJ 9 2 American Flamingo
Chestnut-Breasted Coronet Rosa Maria 4 3 Chestnut-Breasted Coronet
Spotting LucindaWestwood 2 0 Spotting
Yellow rumped Cacique LucindaWestwood 1 0 Yellow rumped Cacique
Common Potoo (Nyctibius griseus) ReidPierce 2 2 Common Potoo  (Nyctibius griseus)
Green-tailed Trainbearer (Lesbia nuna) ReidPierce 3 2 Green-tailed Trainbearer  (Lesbia nuna)
Sparkling Violetear (Colibri coruscans) ReidPierce 1 0 Sparkling Violetear  (Colibri coruscans)
Española Mockingbird JasmineJ 4 2 Española Mockingbird

Recently joined

Tukup AdamBT Globalistar FaustoCornejo
RachelM kozoga Rosa Maria ReidPierce
pirucreaciones AlbertKang Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos PieterColpaert
kksampeck KarenSaxton María Engracia Alvarez JasmineJ
LucindaWestwood pamsai Cody.conway alicelongmartin
TsankaKrousheva KathleenMcEachern GustavoMorejon ceherzog
Tom15 JoshuaGSmith AdamAtteia
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