Birds of Ecuador

These pictures were taken on a Sawtelle Nature Tours trip to Ecuador in January 2004. They are copyrighted and should not be reproduced without permission.


Torrent duck

Roadside hawk (also in Honduras)

Andean lapwing


Hummingbirds


Speckled hummingbird

Booted racket-tail (female and male)

White-bellied woodstar (female)

Fawn-breasted brilliant (female)

Green-crowned brilliant (female)

Empress brilliant

Rufous-tailed hummingbird

Andean emerald

Sword-billed hummingbird

Collared inca and Brown inca

Long-tailed sylph

Violet-tailed sylph

Chestnut-breasted coronet

Velvet-purple coronet

Mountain velvetbreast (female)

Tyrian metaltail


White-eared jacamar

White-chested puffbird

Black-banded woodcreeper

Andean tit-spinetail

Scale-backed antwren (female)

Streaked-backed canastero

Stout-billed cincloides

Tawny antpitta

Lesser kiskadee

Masked flowerpiercer

Orange-billed sparrow


Our bird pictures from around the world follow standard ecozones approximately but not exactly:

Birds from the USA and Canada:   our house, Hornsby Bend and greater Austin, Texas, California, Hawaii, Canada,

Neotropic birds from Central America and the Caribbean:   Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago

Neotropic birds from South America:   Ecuador, Ecuador 2017, Brazil.

Western palearctic birds:   Europe: Germany, Finland, Norway, Europe: United Kingdom, Europe: Spain, the Canary Islands, Europe: Lesbos, Greece, Israel

Eastern palearctic birds:   China

Birds from Africa:   The Gambia, South Africa

Indo-Malayan birds from   India: North-west (Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand) India: North-east (Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya)India: Central (Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh)

Birds from   Australia, New Zealand.


For our 2014 December trip to India, see this travelog.

For our 2016 May-June trip to India, see this travelog.

For our 2017 April trip to High Island, Texas, see this web site.

For our 2018 March trip to India, see this travelog.

For our 2018 May trip to China, see this travelog.

For our 2018 November trip to China, see this travelog.

For our 2019 April trip to High Island, Texas, see this web site.

For our 2019 July trip to China, see this web site.

For our 2021 April trip to High Island, Texas, see this web site.


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