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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 201 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

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
White-whiskered hermit AdamBT 2 0 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 2 Mangrove warbler
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 1 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 3 Blue Footed Booby
Galapagos Hawk AlbertKang 6 2 Galapagos Hawk
Vermilion flycatcher AlbertKang 14 9 Vermilion flycatcher
Sparkling Violetear AlbertKang 1 1 Sparkling Violetear
American Flamingo JasmineJ 9 2 American Flamingo
Chestnut-Breasted Coronet Rosa Maria 4 3 Chestnut-Breasted Coronet
Unknown spotting LucindaWestwood 2 0 Unknown 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
Pacific Pelican GustavoMorejon 1 0 Pacific Pelican
Unknown spotting GustavoMorejon 0 0 Unknown spotting
Grey-breasted Martin GustavoMorejon 0 2 Grey-breasted Martin
Cocoi Heron ceherzog 1 1 Cocoi Heron
Magpie Tanager KarenSaxton 1 0 Magpie Tanager
yellow vulture KarenSaxton 1 0 yellow vulture
Violaceous Jay KarenSaxton 2 0 Violaceous Jay
Glistening-green Tanager kksampeck 14 1 Glistening-green Tanager
social flycatcher KarenSaxton 1 0 social flycatcher
Black-capped Donacobius kksampeck 2 0 Black-capped Donacobius
Hoatzin nest and chicks KarenSaxton 19 9 Hoatzin nest and chicks
Flame-faced Tanager kksampeck 34 17 Flame-faced Tanager
Hoatzin with two chicks KarenSaxton 3 1 Hoatzin with two chicks
Hoatzin KarenSaxton 3 0 Hoatzin
black crowned night heron KarenSaxton 1 0 black crowned night heron
Black Vulture KarenSaxton 1 0 Black Vulture
Greater Ani fledgling KarenSaxton 1 0 Greater Ani fledgling
Greater Ani KarenSaxton 1 0 Greater Ani
Golden-collared Honeycreeper kksampeck 1 0 Golden-collared Honeycreeper
Hoatzin chicks KarenSaxton 0 1 Hoatzin chicks

Recently joined

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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