Ecuador October 2010

Ecuador 2010 Photo Gallery

Participants:-
Gary Crowder, UK
Magnus Jaderblad, Sweden
Eja Blomqvist, Sweden
Christer Nillson (Sebbe), Sweden

Guide:-
Jonas Nilsson, Sweden
Andean Birding

Logistics:-
As I was joining onto the last two weeks of a five week trip already arranged by Magnus through Jonas all accommodation, transport and internal flights had been booked without my involvement.

Sites Visited and Summary:-

5th October 2010 – Picked up from the Airport by Jonas’ Andean Birding colleague Charlie Vogts and headed straight out for an afternoon of birding at Papallacta.
Highlights:- Carunculated Caracara, Rufous-bellied Seedsnipe, Ecuadorian Hillstar, Ecuadorian Metailtail, Blue-mantled Thornbill, Stout-billed Cinclodes, Andean Tit-spinetail, Many-striped Canastero, Tawny Antpitta, Paramo Ground-Tyrant, Northern Grass and Mountain Wren.
We then visited the cloud-forest Guango Lodge for the Hummingbird feeders.

Highlights:- Buff-winged Starfrontlet, Sword-billed Hummingbird and Tourmaline Sunangel.
Stayed at the very nice Hotel Sebastian in the Mariscal District of Quito. It was at the Hotel that I met up with Magnus, Eja, Sebbe and Jonas.

6th October 2010 – Internal Flight between Quito and Cuenca.
Cajas National Park
Highlights:- Shining Sunbeam, Violet-throated Metaltail, Tawny Antpitta, Tit-like Dacnis and my bogey bird Giant Conebill.
Drove via Cuenca to Yunguilla.
Arrived at Yunguilla at 16:30 and spent the afternoon birding the valley.
Highlights:- Pacific Parrotlet, Mottled Owl, Pacific Hornero and Line-cheeked Spinetail.
Then drove to San Isabel and stayed at the Hosteria Primaveri.

7th October 2010 – Yunguilla
Highlights:- Ecuadorian Rail, Purple-collared Woodstar, Loja Hummigbird, Pacific Elaenia, Pacific Tawny-crowned Pygmy-Tyrannulet, Plumbeous-backed and Ecuadorian Thrush, Black-lored Yellowthroat and PALE-HEADED BRUSH-FINCH.
Ecuadorian Ground-dove
at Hotel.
Drove to Cuenca early afternoon where we checked into the Hotel Crespo. Spent the afternoon relaxing in Cuenca.

8th October 2010 – Left the Hotel at 5am in Cuenca heading towards and along the ‘Loja Road’ stopping along the way.
Ona – quick stop at this location didn’t produce a great deal although an Andean Brocket Deer beside the road just passed this site was a highlight.
Acanana Mountain, Saraguro – drove up to the summit which produced the hoped for Golden-plumed Parakeets flying along the mountainside and Paramo Seedeater, and then birded our way down this excellent wooded Mountain.
Highlights:- Golden-plumed Parakeet, Glowing Puffleg, Rufous and Crescent-faced Antpitta, Ash-coloured Tapaculo, Plain-tailed Wren, Black-headed Hemispingus, Lacrimose Mountain-Tanager, Paramo Seedeater.
Huascapampa – walking up the side of the hill to a hidden clearing (basically a farm field within the forest) produced a brilliant vantage point for viewing a few bird flocks feeding along the clearing edge.
Highlights:- Red-faced Parrot, Rainbow Starfrontlet, Flame-throated Sunangel, Highland Trogon, Red-crested Cotinga, Chusquea Tapaculo, Superciliared and Black-headed Hemispingus.
Drove to Loja where we checked into the
Bombuscaro Hotel.

9th October 2010 – En-route to Cerro Tuledo we got caught up in a road closure – the road was in effect one and the direction alternated every ‘hour’ or so. Birding along the roadside produced a few things, mainly ‘Highland’ Hepatic Tanager, Rufous-browed Peppershrike and Bran-coloured Flycatcher.
Drove straight to the summit of Cerro Tuledo, which was covered in a low very wet cloud making birding difficult. Once we’d seen the target species we left the summit and headed lower birding on the way.
Highlights:- Rainbow-bearded Thornbill, Neblina Metaltail, Mouse-coloured Thistletail, Buff-lored Tody-flycatcher.
Had lunch in the nearby town of Yangana, where we met up with Wilson (our driver) and the larger vehicle we’d be using for the next few days.
Arrived at Tapichalaca at about two in the afternoon. Plenty of activity at the Hummingbird feeders at the Lodge. Had a couple of hours along the road down from the lodge which produced a good selection of birds including White-capped Tanager and Highland Elaenia – which was a new Ecuadorian species even for Jonas!!
Highlights:- Southern Blue-throated Toucanet, Golden-headed Quetzal, Highland Elaenia, Rufous-tailed Tyrant, Silver-backed and White-capped Tanager.

10th October 2010 – Tapichalaca
Spent the morning on the trails around the lodge, including a few hours along the Jocotoco Trail (with its two specific feeding stations). Three White-throated Quail-doves showed really well at their feeding station, but these were easily outdone at the next feeding station with the bird of the trip (for me anyhow!!) and my main reason to join this trip – JOCOTOCO ANTPITTAS!! As we approached the feeding station one was already waiting for us sat on the paths handrail – a bit zoo-ified but amazing nonetheless. We spent about an hour and a quarter watching two of these huge Antpittas feeding on grubs down to about a foot away!!
Returned to the Lodge for lunch where we were able to watch over the Hummingbird feeders.
Headed back out and birded along the Quebrada Hoade(?) Trail which produced a Rufous-capped Thornbill along with a few other nice species, before returning to the Lodge and birding the Undulated Antpitta Trail behind the lodge. We spent the rest of the day along this trail and stayed out past dusk in the hope of Andean Potoo. No luck with the Potoo but Chestnut-naped Antpitta, Rufous-bellied Nighthawk and Rufous-banded Owl were ample compensation.
Highlights:- White-throated Quail-Dove, Red-billed Parrot, Rufous-banded Owl, Rufous-bellied Nighthawk, Rufous-naped Nightjar, Fawn-breasted Brilliant, Rufous-capped Thornbill, Grey-breasted Mountain-Toucan, Chestnut-naped and Jocotoco Antpitta, Ocellated Tapaculo, Green-and-black and Barred Fruiteater, Rufous-headed Pygmy-Tyrant and Pale-footed Swallow.

11th October 2010 – Tapichalaca
A rainy and foggy start to the day didn’t stop us heading along the Undulated Antpitta Trail in the hope of seeing the Slate-crowned Antpitta we heard yesterday. This proved successful as the Antpitta showed very well, if a little briefly along the path. We continued along this trail and onto the adjoining Piha Trail where we spent the rest of the morning – a long hard walk in the rain but very productive!!
Returned to the Lodge for lunch before leaving at 2:30pm.
Highlights:- Bearded and Sickle-winged Guan, Southern Blue-throated Toucanet, Black-billed Mountain-Toucan, Slate-crowned Antpitta, Dusky Piha, Black-billed Peppershrike, Buff-breasted Mountain-Tanager and Flame-faced Tanager.
Travelling to Loja we were delayed at the road works near Yangana again, but this enabled us to pick up Fasciated Wren and Golden-olive Woodpecker.
Then stopped at a small roadside marsh at Vilcabamba (about 40km’s outside Loja), which is a site for Plumbeous Rail. The Rails were heard here but not seen, although a group of Yellow-tailed Orioles were the only ones we saw on the trip.
Highlights:- Plumbeous Rail, Upland and Solitary Sandpiper, Fasciated Wren and Yellow-tailed Oriole.
Arrived at Loja at about 6pm and stayed in the Bombuscaro Hotel again.

12th October 2010 – Left Loja at 5:45am heading to Copalinga, stopping of at the Carlos Mora Carrion Electro Plant on the way where we picked up White-capped Dipper and Yellow-whiskered Bush-tanager.
Arrived at Copalinga Lodge at 7:30am. Excellent Lodge with Cabined accommodation, lots of flowering scrubs around the gardens and excellent feeders overlooked by the dining area which attracted a number of Tanager and Hummingbird species.
After sorting out the cabins we spent a couple of hours around the feeders and gardens, personally spending about an hour photographing a very obliging Buff-tailed Sicklebill, before driving along the road to the Bombuscaro entrance of Podocarpus. The road itself was quite productive but as we entered the National Park the heavens opened and so returned to the lodge, although not before we added Coppery-chested Jacamar to the list.
At 3:30pm we headed back to the Bombuscaro entrance to Podocarpus but only really for one bird, a nesting Amazonian Umbrellabird. As the birding was very slow here we decided to bird along the road again. After an hour or so Jonas received a phone call from the owner of the lodge which sent us diving in the mini-bus and racing back to the lodge – a male Spangled Coquette was feeding along a flowering scrub in the garden – cracking bird and a bit of a speciality of the Lodge.
A small night walk along the entrance road produced a Blackish Nightjar, three Pauraques and a very showy Band-bellied Owl.
Highlights:- White-breasted Parakeet, Band-bellied Owl, Buff-tailed Sicklebill, Grey-chinned Hermit, Violet-headed Hummingbird, Spangled Coquette, Violet-fronted Brilliant, Coppery-chested Jacamar, Amazonian Umbrellabird , Lined Antshrike, Golden-faced Tyrannulet, Inca Jay, lots of Tanagers and Euphonias.

13th October 2010 – Watched the feeders at Copalinga during breakfast before setting off for Zamora at 6:50am stopping en-route at a small road-side reeded pool where we got the hoped for Blackish Rail.
We arrived at Zamora Airstrip at about 7:30am and drove onto the (hopefully) abandoned runway. The grass verges of runway were very good for Seed-finch and Seedeaters, and the general area was good for more open-land species.
We returned to Copalinga Lodge at 9:30am and walked one of the trails beyond the cabins and were successful in our search for roosting Blackish Nightjars with two seen, one amazingly well. We watched the feeders again during lunch, adding Guira Tanager to the list. Set off for Yankuam at 1pm, stopping off for provisions at Zamora on the way.
Highlights:- Blackish Rail, Blackish Nightjar, Short-tailed Hawk, Dark-breasted Spinetail, Olive-chested Flycatcher, Guira Tanager, Lesser Seed-finch.
Arrived at the lodge at Yankuam at 3:45pm, basically dropped our stuff off and then went birding along the road of this under visited area.
Just beyond the lodge the road reaches the river which can only be crossed by the manned ferry (not sure what time this is open from and until but we didn’t seem to have any problems crossing at anytime of the day). The birding is excellent along the road passed the river and it wasn’t long before we had our main target species, with five Orange-throated Tanagers in trees above the road. While waiting for the ferry – due to a lorry getting stuck trying to board it – we were able to pick up an Ocellated Poorwill and two Band-bellied Owls. And Greater Fishing Bats were seen over the river as we crossed.
Highlights:- Southern Ocellated Poorwill, Great-billed Woodcreeper, Ecuadorian Tyrannulet, Ornate Flycatcher, Orange-throated Tanager.

14th October 2010 – Yankuam – breakfasted at 5:30am while watching a Grey-breasted Sabrewing visiting flowers in the garden. Then spent all day along the road on the opposite side of the Nangaritza River. This 20 or so kilometre road, through a variety of habitats, was very productive and added quite a few species to the list but did frustrate to with only heard records of Grey-tailed Piha (speciality of the area) and Lanceolated Monklet (becoming a bogey bird of mine!!).
Highlights:- Grey-breasted Sabrewing, Amazonian White-tailed Trogon, Ash-browed Spinetail, Plain-winged Antshrike, Plum-throated Cotinga, Golden-headed Manakin, Black-and-white and Golden-winged Tody-Tyrant, Slaty-capped Shrike Vireo, Dusky-capped Greenlet, Yellow-shouldered and Slate-coloured Grosbeak, Orange-throated Tanager and Red Pileated Finch.

15th October 2010 – Yankuam – Spent the day ‘strolling’ up the ‘hill’ opposite the Lodge. There is a steep footpath (raising about 1 km in elevation) leading to the summit but it was recommended to us to hire a local community guide – both as it is their land and also the footpath can be confusing in places – which we did. This was really hard work for basically two target species – but looking back on it, it was worth it!!! The two targets, Royal Sunangel and Cinnamon-breasted Tody-Tyrant were both seen basically at the summit of the mountain as the path plateau’d out. On the return walk (fall!!) down the mountain we saw a ‘White-crowned Manakin’ which Jonas pointed out wasn’t calling like any of the Ecuadorian or Northern Peruvian subspecies – so possibly a new subspecies or even a new species in this very under watched site – recordings were taken so we’ll have to wait and see.
Highlights:- Great Tinamou, Mountain Green Violet-ear, Royal Sunangel, Zimmer’s Antbird, Scale-backed Antbird, Andean Cock-of-the-rock, ‘White-crowned Manakin’, Thrush-like Schiffornis, Cinnamon-breasted Tody-Tyrant and Bar-winged Wood Wren.
Travelled to Loja and stayed in the Bombuscaro Hotel again.
Highlights:- Caqueta Seedeater.

16th October 2010 – Set off for Loja airport at 8:15am, where we had Long-tailed Mockingbird and Loja Hummingbird in the car park.
Flight Loja to Quito, arriving at Quito at 11:05.
Drove to Tandayapa Lodge, stopping en-route for some food. Arriving at 2:30pm we spent about an hour and half watching the Hummingbird feeders. As we were leaving, a member of the staff spoke to Jonas and then we were walked round to the side of the main building where the member of staff enticed a cracking Giant Antpitta out with a selection of juicy grubs.
Then drove back along the Tandayapa Valley, birding along the roadside.
Highlights:- Western Emerald, Empress and Green-crowned Brilliant, Buff-tailed Coronet, Brown Inca, Purple-bibbed Whitetip, Violet-tailed Sylph, Plate-billed Mountain Toucan, Narino Tapaculo, Giant Antpitta and Beautiful Jay.
Returned to Quito and stayed at the Hotel Sebastian again.

17th October 2010As the rest of the group had already visited Paz de las Antpittas earlier on in the trip, I was dropped off in a nearby village to be picked up by Angel while the other continued onto Tandayapa. As Angel was picking me up at 5:30am we had to leave Quito at 3:20am. All went to plan and Angel turned up on time and we drove (with the rest of his extended family) to his reserve in his pick-up truck, arriving at 5:45am. The guided tour lasted about 4 hours, stopping off at ‘feeding stations’ along the way. Got some tremendous views of some brilliant species including Giant, Yellow-bellied and Moustached Antpittas, Rufous-breasted Antthrush, Dark-backed Wood-quail and Toucan Barbet. Towards the end of the tour was some Hummingbird Feeders which attracted Empress Brilliants and a male Velvet-purple Coronet. Finishing off with Black-capped Tanager, Orange-breasted Fruiteater and Crimson-rumped Toucanet around Angels farmhouse followed by a delicious late breakfast.
Highlights:- Dark-backed Wood-quail, Western Tawny-bellied Hermit, Empress Brilliant, Velvet-purple Coronet, Toucan Barbet, Crimson-rumped Toucanet, Rufous-breasted Antthrush, Giant, Yellow-bellied and Moustached Antpittas, Orange-breasted Fruiteater, Olivaceous Piha, Spotted Barbtail, Fawn-breasted and Black-capped Tanager.
A group that had been on the tour were driving back to Bellavista (where the rest of my group had gone), so Angel asked them if they’d give me a lift. On the way back the group took me to a private garden called Alambi – at the bottom of the road to Tandayapa Lodge – containing hummingbird and fruit feeders which added Green-crowned Woodnymph and Lemon-rumped Tanager.
Arrived at Bellavista at 1pm and got Gorgetted Sunangel on the feeders at the entrance. Checked into my room – more like studio appartment!! – with amazing views over the tree tops down the valley. Met up with the others and as they’d been birding the area most of the morning they sent me down to the compost heap on H Trail where a Chestnut-crowned Antpitta and a White-throated Quail-dove showed superbly.
Went birding along the road outside of Bellavista and along the top of Tandayapa Valley at 3pm picking up another cracking Ocellated Tapaculo, five White-capped Parrots and a Crested Quetzal and also hearing a Powerful Woodpecker and Dark-back Wood-quail. A small night walk didn’t produce much other than calling Rufous-bellied Nighthawk and Rufous-banded Owl.
Highlights:- Gorgeted Sunangel, Crested Quetzal, Southern Strong-billed Woodcreeper, Chestnut-crowned Antpitta, Golden-crowned Flycatcher, Sharpe´s (Sepia-brown) Wren, Brown-capped Vireo, Dusky Bush-Tanager, Blue-winged Mountain-Tanager.

18th October 2010 – had breakfast at Bellavista at 5 and left at 5:30am, seeing a female Swallow-tailed Nightjar and a Rufous-bellied Nighthawk along the road below the lodge.
Arrived at Yanacocha at 7:30am and walked the path to the furthest Hummingbird feeders in the hope of Black-breasted Puffleg. Although the target species wasn’t seen (hit and miss at this time of the year) the walk was good for Flowerpiercers, Conebills and Mountain-tanagers, and the Hummingbird Feeders attracted quite a few Hummers including Sapphire-vented and Golden-breasted Puffleg.
Highlights:- Sword-billed Hummingbird, Great Sapphirewing, Sapphire-vented Puffleg, Golden-breasted Puffleg, Black-tailed Trainbearer, Tawny-rumped Tyrannulet.
After leaving Yanacocha we headed for Quito, stopping somewhere just outside for lunch where we picked up a Streak-throated Bush-tyrant in a valley below the petrol station. We then went to Combaya Sewage Works on a ‘twitch’. As well as the, hoped for, two White-rumped Sandpipers we also had two Wilson’s Phalarope and a Cliff Swallow at this site that seems to be a bit of a Quito rarity hotspot. Also a pair of Scrub Tanagers and the recent colonists, Tropical Mockingbirds was seen.
Stayed at the Hotel Sebastian again.

19th October 2010 – last breakfast in Ecuador at 6:10am before heading off to the Airport for our 9:20am flight. The flight was delayed for three hours due to fog and so flew home at 12:30pm via Bonaire and Amsterdam. Luckily didn’t miss my connection to Manchester after a run between gates, although Magnus, Eja and Sebbe had missed their connection to Sweden and so had a couple of hours wait till the next flight.

BIRDS
Grey Tinamou Tinamus tao kleei – one heard at Yankuam on the 14th.
Great Tinamou T. major peruvianus – one heard at Yankuam on the 13th and 14th, with one flushed from the hillside opposite the lodge on the 15th.
Little Tinamou C. soui nigriceps – one heard at Yankuam on the 13th.
American Great Egret Alba egretta – one over Guayaquil Airport on the 5th. One next to Bonaire Runway on the 19th.
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis ibis – one in field along the entrance road to Angel de Paz on the 17th.
Andean Teal Anas (flavirostris) andinum – one at Papallacta on the 5th and five at Cajas NP on the 6th.
Yellow-billed Pintail A. (georgica) spinicauda – one at Cajas NP on the 6th.
Andean Duck O. (jamaicensis) ferruginea ferruginea – two males on a lake at Cajas NP on the 6th.
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura – Seen at a number of sites.
Greater Yellow-headed Vulture C. melambrotus – one at Yankuam on the 14th.
Black Vulture Coragyps atratus brasiliensis – three at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. Four at Yankuam on the 14th.
C. a. foetens – one over Quito on the 5th.
American Osprey Pandion carolinensis carolinensis – one flew over Zamora Airstrip carrying a large Tilapia-type fish on the 13th.
Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus yetapa – one over the road at Tapichalaca on the 9th. Four along road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. Three at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. Four at Yankuam on the 14th and two on the 15th.
Double-toothed Kite Harpagus bidentatus – one at Yankuam on the 14th.
Plumbeous Kite Ictinia plumbea – two at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. Three at Yankuam on the 14th.
Savanna Hawk Buteogallus meridionalis – seen en-route to Papallacta on the 5th.
Roadside Hawk Buteo magnirostris magnirostris – Seen at a number of sites.
Short-tailed Hawk B. brachyurus brachyurus – one, dark morph, flew over Zamora Airstrip on the 13th.
Red-backed Hawk B. polyosoma – one en-route to Yunguilla on the 6th.
Puna Hawk B. poecilochrous – three at Papallacta on the 5th and three at Cajas NP on the 6th.
Black Caracara Daptrius ater – singles at Yankuam on 14th and 15th.
Carunculated Caracara Phalcoboenus carunculatus – one at Papallacta on the 5th.
Mountain Caracara P. megalopterus – two at Acanana Mountain, Saraguro on the 8th.
Barred Forest Falcon Micrastur ruficollis interstes – one heard at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
American Kestrel Falco sparverius – one en-route to Cuenca on the 7th.
Bat Falcon F. rufigularis rufigularis – two at Yankuam on the 14th.
Speckled Chachalaca Ortalis guttata guttata – one along the road between Copalinga and Zamora on the 13th.
Bearded Guan Penelope barbata – two on the Piha Trail at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Andean Guan P. montagnii atrogularis – one heard at Hauscapampa on the 8th.
Wattled Guan Aburria aburri – heard at Yankuam on the 13th.
Sickle-winged Guan Chamaepetes goudotii fagani – a Guan flying passed at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th was probably this species.
C. g. tschudii – one on the Piha Trail at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Dark-backed Wood Quail Odontophorus melanonotus – two at Paz de las Antpittas and one heard in the Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.

Rufous-sided Crake Laterallus melanophaius oenops – heard at Yankuam Lodge on the 13th and 14th.
Ecuadorian Rail Rallus aequatorialis – two feeding on the edge of a small reeded pool at Yunguilla on the 7th.
Blackish Rail Pardirallus nigricans nigricans – at least one seen in small reeded pool along the road between Copalinga and Zamora on the 13th.
Plumbeous Rail P sanguinolentus simonsi – three heard at Vilcabamba, en-route to Loja on the 11th.
Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda – one beside the road just after leaving Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria – one feeding in a roadside puddle just after leaving Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia – on the river beside the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. One at Yankuam on the 14th. At least 10 at Combaya Sewage Works, Quito on the 18th.
White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis – two at Combaya Sewage Works, Quito on the 18th.
Wilson´s Phalarope Steganopus tricolor – two at Combaya Sewage Works, Quito on the 18th.

Ecuad. (Rufous-bell.) Seedsnipe Attagis (gayi) latreillii – one at Papallacta on the 5th.
Andean Gull Larus serranus – three en-route to Papallacta on the 5th and about 10 on the return to Quito. About ten at Cajas NP on 6th.
Scaled Pigeon Columba speciosa – two over Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. One heard at Yankuam on the 15th.
Band-tailed Pigeon C. fasciata albilinea – seen at a number of sites.
Plumbeous Pigeon C. plumbea – one at Yankuam on the 13th, with one heard on the 14th.
Eared Dove Zenaida auriculata hypoleuca – relatively common.
Ecuadorian Ground Dove Columbina buckleyi – one in San Isabel (Yunguilla) on the 7th.
Salvin´s (White-tipped) Dove Leptotila (verreauxi) decolor – relatively common.
Grey-fronted Dove L. rufaxilla dubusi – one at Copalinga on the 12th. One at Yankuam on the 14th.
White-throated Quail Dove Geotrygon frenata bourcieri – – one along the Quebrada Hoade(?) Trail and three at the feeding station on Jocotoco Trail at Tapichalaca on the 10th. One feeding on the compost heap on H Trail at Bellavista on the 17th.
Chestnut-fronted Macaw Ara severa – heard at Yankuam on the 14th.
White-eyed Parakeet Aratinga leucopthalmus callogenys – flock heard at Yankuam on the 14th.
Golden-plumed Parakeet Leptosittaca branickii – small flocks consisting of up to 30 birds seen along the hillsides of Acanana Mountain on the 8th.
White-breasted Parakeet Pyrrhura albipectus – between ten and twelve flew into the trees above the feeders at Copalinga on the 12th.
Barred Parakeet Bolborhynchus lineola tigrinus – one heard at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Pacific Parrotlet Forpus coelstis – about 20 in a tree at Yunguilla on the 6th.
Cobalt-winged Parakeet Brotogeris cyanoptera cyanoptera – a couple of flocks heard at Yankuam on the 14th with one small flock seen.
Red-faced Parrot Hapalopsittaca pyrrhops – two at Hauscapampa on the 8th.
Blue-headed Parrot Pionus menstruus menstruus – two at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. Four at Yankuam on the 13th, with seven on the 14th.
Red-billed Parrot P. sordidus corallinus – two heard at Tapichalaca on the 9th with two seen there on the 10th.
White-capped Parrot P. (tumultuosus) seniloides – flock heard at Tapichalaca on the 10th with at least two heard on the 11th. Five seen in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Squirrel Cuckoo Piaya cayana nigricrissa – one at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani – four along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. Three at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. A few at Yankuam 13th-15th.
Groove-billed Ani C. sulcirostris – relatively common.
Striped Cuckoo Tapera naevia naevia – one heard at Yunguilla on the 6th and 7th.
Band-bellied Owl Pulsatrix melanota – one showed very well at Copalinga on the 12th. Two seen flying across the road at the port at Yankuam on the 13th and at least one heard at the same location on the 14th.
Mexican Wood (Mottled) Owl Strix (virgata) squamulata centralis – two adults and a juvenile seen at Yunguilla on the 6th.
Rufous-banded Owl S. albitarsis – one heard at Tapichalaca on the 9th with one seen at the junction of Undulated Antpitta and Piha Trails on the 10th. One heard at Bellavista on the 17th.
Cloud-forest Pygmy Owl Glaucidium nubicola – an owl seen flying across the path at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th was probably this species.
Peruvian Pygmy Owl Glaucidium peruanum – one heard at Yunguilla on the 7th.
Grey Potoo Nyctibius griseus – one heard in Tandayapa Valley on the 18th.
Rufous-bellied Nighthawk Lurocalis rufiventris – two at Tapichalaca on the 10th. One heard at Bellavista on the 17th. One in Tandayapa Valley on the 18th.
Pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis albicollis – two (adult female and juvenile) seen along the path at Yunguilla on the 6th. A female and a juvenile at Copalinga on the 12th.
Southern Ocellated Poorwill N. ocellatus – one showed very well at Yankuam on the 13th.
Rufous-naped Nightjar Caprimulgus (longirostris) ruficervix– one seen on the path at Yunguilla on the 7th. One at Tapichalaca on the 10th.
Blackish Nightjar C. nigrescens – one on the driveway at Copalinga on the 12th, one heard first thing in the morning and two seen along the path here on the 13th.

Swallow-tailed Nightjar Uropsalis segmentata segmentata – a female in Tandayapa Valley on the 18th.
Chestnut-collared Swift Cypseloides rutilus brunnitorques – four at Tapichalaca on the 9th, two on the 10th. At least two en-route to Copalinga on the 12th. At least six at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th.
White-collared Swift Streptoprocne zonaris – four at Papallacta on the 5th. Two en-route to Yunguilla on the 6th. Four at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. About twenty at Yankuam on the 14th.
Grey-rumped Swift Chaetura cinereiventris sclater i– at least three at Yankuam on the 14th.
Short-tailed Swift C. brachyura cinereocauda ? – four at Yankuam on the 14th and two on the 15th.
Neotropical Palm-Swift Tachornis squamata semota – two at Yankuam on the 14th.
Buff-tailed Sicklebill Eutoxeres condamini condamini – one in the garden of Copalinga Lodge on the 12th.

White-whiskered Hermit Phaethornis yaruqui – one at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Green Hermit P. guy apicalis – one visiting feeders at Copalinga on the 12th and 13th. One heard at Yankuam on the 15th.
Western Tawny-bellied Hermit P. syrmatophorus – one at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Grey-chinned Hermit P. griseogularis griseogularis – one at Copalinga and another along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th, with another at Copalinga on the 13th.
Grey-breasted Sabrewing Campylopterus largipennis aequatorialis – at least one seen in Yankuam Lodges gardens on the mornings of the 14th and 15th.
White-necked Jacobin Florisuga mellivora mellivora – a male at feeders in Alambi Garden, Tandayapa on the 17th.
Brown Violet-ear Colibri delphinae – two at Tandayapa Lodge feeders on the 16th. One at feeders in Alambi Garden, Tandayapa on the 17th.
Mountain Green Violet-ear C. (thalassinus) cyanotus cyanotus – one at Yankuam on the 15th. A few at Tandayapa Lodge feeders on the 16th. One at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Sparkling Violet-ear C. coruscans coruscans – two at Copalinga on the 12th and 13th and another along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. Common at Tandayapa Lodge feeders on the 16th. One at feeders in Alambi Garden, Tandayapa and one at Bellavista on the 17th.
Violet-headed Hummingbird Klais guimeti guimeti – at least two at Copalinga on the 12th and 13th.
Spangled Coquette Lophornis stictolophus – a male feeding from flowering scrubs at Copalinga on the 12th.
Western Emerald Chlorostilbon (mellisugus) melanorhynchus – common at Tandayapa Lodge feeders on the 16th. Common at Paz de las Antpittas and at feeders in Alambi Garden, Tandayapa on the 17th.
Green-crowned Woodnymph Thalurania fannyi verticeps – a pair at feeders in Alambi Garden, Tandayapa on the 17th.
Fork-tailed Woodnymph T. furcata viridipectus – a pair visiting feeders at Copalinga on the 12th and 13th. A male at Yankuam on the 14th and another two on the 15th.
Golden-tailed Sapphire Chrysuronia oenone oenone – one seen at Copalinga Lodge on 12th and one heard at Yankuam on the 15th.
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird Amazilia tzacatl jucunda – at least three at Tandayapa Lodge feeders on the 16th. Common at feeders in Alambi Garden, Tandayapa on the 17th.
Loja Hummingbird A. (amazilia) alticola – one at Yunguilla on the 7th. One in the car park of Loja Airport on the 16th.
Western Andean Emerald Agyrtria (franciae) viridiceps – common at Tandayapa Lodge feeders on the 16th. Common at feeders in Alambi Garden, Tandayapa on the 17th.
Western Glittering-throated Emerald Polyerata (fimbriata) fluviatilis fluviatilis – two at Copalinga on the 12th and one on the 13th. One at Yankuam on the 14th.
Speckled Hummingbird Adelomyia melanogenys melanogenys – one at the feeders at Guango Lodge on the 5th. One at Yunguilla on the 7th. At least 2 at the feeders at Tapichalaca on the 9th, 10th and 11th.
A. m. maculata – at least three at Bellavista on the 17th.
Ecuadorian Piedtail Phlogophilus hemileucurus – one heard at Yankuam on the 13th.
Fawn-breasted Brilliant Heliodoxa rubinoides aequatorialis – one visiting the Lodge feeders at Tapichalaca on the 10th.
H. r. cervinigularis (E) – common at Tandayapa Lodge feeders on the 16th. One on the feeders at Bellavista on the 17th.
Violet-fronted Brilliant H. leadbeateri sagitta – one visiting feeders at Copalinga on the 12th and 13th.
Empress Brilliant H. imperatrix – at least two at Tandayapa Lodge feeders on the 16th. A pair at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Green-crowned Brilliant H. jacula jamesoni – at least two at Tandayapa Lodge feeders on the 16th. One at feeders in Alambi Garden, Tandayapa on the 17th.
Buff-tailed Coronet Boissonneaua flavescens tinochlora – common at Tandayapa Lodge feeders on the 16th. Common at Paz de las Antpittas and Bellavista on the 17th.
Chestnut-breasted Coronet B. matthewsii – at least five at the feeders at Guango Lodge on the 5th. Common at the feeders at Tapichalaca on the 9th – 11th.
Velvet-purple Coronet B. jardini – a male at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.

Shining Sunbeam Aglaeactis cupripennis parvulus – singles at Papallacta on the 5th, Cajas NP on the 6th and two at Una on the 8th.
Ecuadorian Hillstar Oerotrochilus chimborazo jamesonii – three at Papallacta on the 5th and another male at Cajas NP on the 6th.
Brown Inca Coeligena wilsoni – quite common at Tandayapa Lodge feeders on the 16th and one seen in the Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Collared Inca C. torquata torquata– at least three at the feeders at Guango Lodge on the 5th. Common at the feeders at Tapichalaca on the 9th, 10th and 11th.
C. t. fulgidigula – two females on the feeders at Bellavista on the 17th.
Buff-winged Starfrontlet C. lutetiae – one male at the feeders at Guango Lodge on the 5th. One on Acanana Mountain on the 8th. Common at Yanacocha on the 18th.
Rainbow Starfrontlet C. iris iris – one at Hauscapampa on the 8th.
Sword-billed Hummingbird Ensifera ensifera – two at the feeders at Guango Lodge on the 5th and at least one at Yanacocha on the 18th.
Great Sapphirewing Pterophanes cyanopterus peruvianus – at least one at Yanacocha on the 18th.
Giant Hummingbird Patagona gigas peruviana – one near Una on the 8th.
Amethyst-throated Sunangel Heliangelus amethysticollis laticlavius – common at the feeders at Tapichalaca on the 9th, 10th and 11th.
Gorgeted Sunangel H. strophianus – a male at the feeders at Bellavista and another along the Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Tourmaline Sunangel H. exortis – about five at the feeders at Guango Lodge on the 5th.
Flame-throated Sunangel H. micraster micraster – one at Hauscapampa on the 8th. Relatively common at the feeders at Tapichalaca on the 9th, 10th and 11th.
Royal Sunangel H. regalis – one at the top of the mountain above Yankuam Lodge on the 15th.
Glowing Puffleg Eriocnemis vestitus smaragdipectus – at least one seen on Acanana Mountain on the 8th.
Sapphire-vented Puffleg E. luciani – a few at Yanacocha on the 18th.
Golden-breasted Puffleg E. mosquera – at least two at Yanacocha on the 18th.
Purple-bibbed Whitetip Urosticte benjamini – one at Tandayapa Lodge feeders on the 16th.
White-booted Racket-tail Ocreatus underwoodii melanotherus – a few at Tandayapa Lodge feeders on the 16th. A few at the feeders at Bellavista on the 17th.
Black-tailed Trainbearer Lesbia victoriae victoriae – one at Yanacocha on the 18th.
Green-tailed Trainbearer L. nuna gracilis – one at Cajas NP on the 6th.
Tyrian Metaltail Metallura tyrianthina tyranthina – two at the feeders at Guango Lodge on the 5th, two at Una and at least one at Huascapampa on the 8th and a few at Yanacocha on the 18th.
Neblina Metaltail M. odomae – an immature male at Cerro Toledo on the 9th.
Violet-throated Metaltail M. baroni – at least one male at Cajas NP on the 6th.
Ecuadorian Metaltail M. (williami) primolinus – one at Papallacta on the 5th.
Rufous-capped Thornbill Chalcostigma ruficeps – one along the roadside near the entrance to the Quebrada Hoade(?) Trail at Tapichalaca on the 10th.
Blue-mantled Thornbill C. stanleyi stanleyi – two at Papallacta on the 5th and one at Cajas NP on the 6th.
Rainbow-bearded Thornbill C. herrani herrani – a male sat in a tree at Cerro Toledo on the 9th.
Long-tailed Sylph Aglaiocercus kingi mocoa – one at the feeders at Guango Lodge on the 5th. Upto four at the feeders at Tapichalaca on the 9th, 10th and 11th, with three along Piha Trail on the 11th.
Violet-tailed Sylph A. coelestis coelestis – at least three at Tandayapa Lodge feeders on the 16th. A pair at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Purple-throated Woodstar Philodice mitchellii – a few at Tandayapa Lodge feeders on the 16th. At least two males at feeders in Alambi Garden, Tandayapa on the 17th.
Purple-collared Woodstar Myrtis fanny fanny – two at Yunguilla on the 7th and one en-route to Cerro Toledo on the 9th.
White-bellied Woodstar Acestrura mulsant – one female at the feeders at Guango Lodge on the 5th. At least two at the feeders at Tapichalaca on the 9th, 10th and 11th.
Amazonian White-tailed Trogon Trogon viridis – one at Yankuam on the 14th.
Collared Trogon T. collaris collaris – one male seen and another heard at Yankuam on the 14th.
Highland Trogon T. p. temperatus – a female at Hauscapampa on the 8th. One on the Piha Trail at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Blue-crowned Trogon T. curucui peruvianus – one male at Yankuam on the 15th.
Golden-headed Quetzal Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps –one at Tapichalaca on the 9th. A female at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Crested Quetzal P. Antisianus – one in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Amazon Kingfisher Chloroceryle amazona – a pair on the river at Yankuam on the 14th.
Coppery-chested Jacamar Galbula pastazae – one just passed the Bombuscaro Entrance at Podocarpus on the 12th.
Purplish Jacamar G. chalcothorax – at least five at Yankuam on the 14th.
Striolated Puffbird Nystalus striolatus striolatus – one heard at Yankuam on the 15th.
Lanceolated Monklet Micromonacha lanceolata – at least two heard at Yankuam on the 14th.
Gilded Barbet Capito (niger) auratus punctatus – at Yankuam on the 14th.
Lemon-throated Barbet Eubucco richardsoni richardsoni – one at Yankuam on the 14th.
Toucan Barbet Semnornis ramphastinus ramphastinus – one heard at Tandayapa Lodge on the 16th. Two at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.

Southern Blue-throated Toucanet Aulacorhynchus (prasinus) cyanolaemus – two at Tapichalaca on the 9th and the 11th.
Crimson-rumped Toucanet A. haematopygus sexnotatus – one at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Golden-collared Toucanet Selenidera reinwardtii – a male at Yankuam on the 14th.
Grey-breasted Mountain Toucan Andigena hypoglauca lateralis – one on the Jocotoco Trail at Tapichalaca on the 10th.
Plate-billed Mountain Toucan A. laminirostris – one in the Tandayapa Valley on the 16th and one heard on the 17th.
Black-billed Mountain Toucan A. nigrirostris spilorhynchus – at least three along the Piha Trail at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Yellow-ridged Toucan Ramphastos (vitellinus) culminatus – one heard ay Yankuam on the 14th.
Lafresnaye´s Piculet Picumnus lafresnayi lafresnayi –one at Tapichalaca on the 9th, one at Copalinga on the 12th and at least one at Yankuam on the 14th.
Yellow-tufted Woodpecker Melanerpes cruentatus – two at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. Four at Yankuam on the 13th. Two at Yankuam on the 14th.
Little Woodpecker Veniliornis passerinus agilis – one at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th.
White-throated Woodpecker Piculus leucolaemus – single female at Yankuam on the 14th.
Golden-olive Woodpecker P. rubiginosus rubripileus – two near Yangana, en-route to Loja on the 11th.
Crimson-mantled Woodpecker P. rivolii brevirostris – one heard at Yunguilla on the 7th. Two at Una on the 8th. One on the Piha Trail at Tapichalaca on the 11th. One at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Lineated Woodpecker Dryocopus lineatus – one at Copalinga on the 12th and one heard on the 13th. Two at Yankuam on the 14th and one on the 15th.
Powerful Woodpecker Campephilus pollens pollens – one heard drumming in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Stout-billed Cinclodes Cinclodes excelsior excelsior – at least 5 around Papallacta on the 5th and one at Cajas NP on the 6th.

Bar-winged Cinclodes C. fuscus – common around Papallacta on the 5th and Cajas NP on the 6th. /9th
Pacific Hornero Furnarius (leucopus) cinnamomeus – quite common at Yunguilla on the 6th and 7th. Common around Loja on the 9th. Two near Yangana, en-route to Loja on the 11th. Quite common aliong the Tandayapa Valley on the 16th and 17th.
Andean Tit-Spinetail Leptasthenura andicola andicola – one at Papallacta on the 5th and another at Cajas NP on the 6th.
Northern White-chinned Thistletail Schizoeaca fuliginosa fuliginosa – one at Papallacta on the 5th. 5th, h 6
Mouse-colored Thistletail S. griseomurina – one at Cerro Toledo on the 9th.
Azara´s Spinetail Synallaxis azarae ochracea – one at Yunguilla on the 7th. S. a. media (most of EC) h 9th, 10th h 12th
Dark-breasted Spinetail S. albigularis albigularis – one heard at Copalinga on the 12th and 13th with one seen at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th.
Rufous Spinetail S. unirufa unirufa – one at Tapichalaca on the 10th with another on the 11th.
White-browed Spinetail Hellmayrea gularis gularis – two at Tapichalaca on the 10th. 10/18th
Ash-browed Spinetail Cranioleuca curtata cisandina – one seen and aother heard at Yankuam on the 14th.
Line-cheeked Spinetail C. antisiensis antisiensis – two heard at Yunguilla on the 6th with two seen on the 7th.
Many-striped Canastero Asthenes flammulata flammulata – one at Papallacta on the 5th and one heard at Cajas NP on the 6th. One at Cerro Toledo on the 9th.
Spotted Barbtail Premnoplex brunnescens brunnescens – one heard at Yankuam on the 15th. At least one at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Pearled Treerunner Margarornis squamiger perlatus – two within feeding flock at Cajas NP on the 6th. One on Acanana Mountain and two at Hauscapampa on the 8th. Singles at Tapichalaca on the 9th and 10th with at least two in a bird flock there on the 11th.
Streaked Tuftedcheek Pseudocolaptes boissonneautii oberholseri – at least three at Hauscapampa on the 8th. Two in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th. 8/11/17th
Lineated Foliage-gleaner Syndactyla subalaris subalaris – one at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Eastern Woodhaunter Hyloctistes subulatus subulatus – one heard at Yankuam on the 14th.
Rufous-tailed Foliage-gleaner Philydor ruficaudatum ruficaudatum – one at Yankuam on the 14th.
Buff-throated Foliage-gleaner Automolus ochrolaemus – one heard at Yankuam on the 15th.
Ruddy Foliage-gleaner A. rubiginosus brunnescens – one heard at Yankuam on the 14th.
Streaked Xenops Xenops rutilans peruvianus – at least one at Tapichalaca on the 9th. One at Copalinga on the 12th. 12/14th
Plain-brown Woodcreeper Dendrocincla (fuliginosa) meruloides neglecta – one on the trail at Copalinga on the 13th.
Amazonian Olivaceous Woodcr. Sittasomus griseicapillus amazonus – one at Yankuam on the 14th. h 13th seen 14th
Wedge-billed Woodcreeper Glyphorynchus spirurus castelnaudii – singles at Yankuam on the 13th and 14th.
Southern Strong-billed Woodcreeper Xiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus promeropirhyn – one seen at Paz de las Antpittas with another heard in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Great-billed Woodcreeper X. (promeropirhynchus) orinocensis – one at Yankuam on the 13th.
Southern Montane Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes (lacrymiger) warscewiczi aequatorialis – at least one at Tapichalaca on the 10th and 11th. One at Paz de las Antpittas and at least three in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Southern Red-billed Scythebill Campylorhamphus trochilirostris napensis – one heard at Yankuam on the 14th.
Pacific Red-billed Scythebill C. (trochilirostris) thoracicus thoracicus – one heard at Yunguilla on the 7th.
Fasciated Antshrike Cymbilaimus lineatus – one heard at Yankuam on the 13th.
Great Antshrike Taraba major – one heard at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th.
Lined Antshrike T. tenuepunctatus berlepschi – a female at Copalinga on the 12th and one heard on the 13th. One heard at Yankuam on the 14th and 15th.
White-shouldered Antshrike T. aethiops aethiops – one heard at Yankuam on the 13th.
Plain-winged Antshrike T. schistaceus – two at Yankuam on the 14th.
Plain Antvireo Dysithamnus mentalis – one heard at Copalinga on the 13th and one heard at Yankuam on the 14th.
Pygmy Antwren Myrmotherula brachyura – one heard at Yankuam on the 14th.
Stripe-chested Antwren M. longicauda pseudoaustralis – one at Yankuam on the 14th.
Foothill Antwren M. spodionota spodionota – at least one heard at Yankuam on the 15th.
White-flanked Antwren M. axillaris – one heard at Yankuam on the 14th.
Rufous-winged Antwren Herpsilochmus rufimarginatus frater – four heard at Yankuam on the 14th.
Long-tailed Antbird Drymophila caudata caudata – one at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Peruvian Warbling Antbird Hypocnemis (cantator) peruviana saturata – one seen and another heard at Yankuam on the 13th, one also heard on the 14th.
Zimmers (Chestnut-tailed) Antbird Myrmeciza (hemimelaena) castaneasee castanea – at least two at Yankuam on the 15th.
Plumbeous Antbird M. hyperythra – one heard at Yankuam on the 14th.
Scale-backed Antbird Hylophylax poecilonotus lepidonota – at least one at Yankuam on the 15th.
Rufous-breasted Antthrush Formicarius rufipectus carrikeri – one at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Barred Antthrush Chamaeza mollissima mollissima – two heard along the Piha Trail at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Thrush-like Antpitta Myrmothera campanisoma signata – one heard at Yankuam on the 13th with two heard on the 14th.
Giant Antpitta Grallaria gigantea hylodroma – one coming to grubs at Tandayapa Lodge on the 16th. At least one at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Undulated Antpitta G. squamigera squamigera h 18th
Moustached Antpitta G. alleni andaquiensis – one at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.

Tawny Antpitta G. quitensis quitensis – two seen and at least two more heard at Papallacta on the 5th. One seen and another three heard at Cajas NP on the 6th. /18th
Yellow-breasted Antpitta G. flavotincta – one heard in the Tandayapa Valley on the 16th. One at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Chestnut-naped Antpitta G. nuchalis nuchalis – two heard at Cerro Toledo on the 9th. One seen on the Undulated Antpitta Trail and at least two more heard at Tapichalaca on the 10th with another or the same bird heard on the 11th.
G. n. obsoleta h 18th
Jocotoco Antpitta G. ridgelyi – two at the feeding station on Jocotoco Trail at Tapichalaca on the 10th.
Chestnut-crowned Antpitta G. ruficapilla ruficapilla – one heard at Yunguilla on the 6th, with four heard and another seen on the 7th. One feeding on the compost heap on H Trail at Bellavista on the 17th. One heard in Tandayapa Valley on the 18th.
G. r. connectens h 9th
Rufous Antpitta G. rufula rufula – one seen and at least three more heard at Acanana Mountain on the 8th. One heard at Tapichalaca on the 10th. 18th
Slate-crowned Antpitta G. nana nana – one heard along the Undulated Antpitta Trail at Tapichalaca on the 10th with one seen at the same place on the 11th.
Crescent-faced Antpitta G. lineifrons – one seen and another heard on the edge of a hillside clearing on Acanana Mountain on the 8th.
Ocellated Tapaculo Acropternis orthonyx infuscatus – one showed down to about 10ft and another at Tapichalaca on the 10th. One showed really well in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th. 18th
Northern White-crowned Tapaculo Scytalopus (femoralis) atratus atratush – at least one at Yankuam on the 15th.
Narino Tapaculo S. vicinior – one seen and another heard in Tandayapa Valley on the 16th.
Spillmann´s Tapaculo S. (latebricola) spillmanni – two heard in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Chusquea Tapaculo S. parkeri – two seen at Hauscapampa on the 8th. One heard at Cerro Toledo on the 9th. One seen and another heard at Tapichalaca on the 10th, one heard on the 11th.
Paramo Tapaculo S. (griseicollis) canus opacus – one heard at Cerro Toledo on the 9th.
Hellmayr´s Blackish Tapaculo S. (unicolor) latrans – one heard at Yunguilla on the 6th. One heard at Tapichalaca on the 10th. h 8/17th
Ash-colored Tapaculo Myornis senilis – one showed down to about 4 feet on Acanana Mountain on the 8th.
Red-crested Cotinga Ampelion rubrocristata – two at Hauscapampa on the 8th.
Green-and-black Fruiteater Pipreola riefferi – a male at Tapichalaca on the 10th and one heard on the 11th. A male in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Barred Fruiteater P. arcuata arcuata – a male at Tapichalaca on the 10th.
Orange-breasted Fruiteater P. jucunda – a male at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Grey-tailed Piha Snowornis subalaris h 14th
Olivaceous Piha S. cryptolophus mindoensis – two at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Dusky Piha Lipaugus fuscocinereus – one possibly two seen along the Piha Trail at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Plum-throated Cotinga C. maynana – a female at Yankuam on the 14th.
Amazonian Umbrellabird Cephalopterus ornatus – one just passed the Bombuscaro Entrance at Podocarpus on the 12th.
Andean Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruvianus sanguinolentus – at least two at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
R. p. aequatorialis – at least two at Yankuam on the 15th.
Golden-headed Manakin Pipra erythrocephala berlepschi – a male at Yankuam on the 14th.
White-crowned Manakin Dixiphia (pipra) coracina sp – a single singing male at Yankuam on the 15th. Jonas pointed out that the call of this manakin didn’t match any of the Northern Peru/Equadorian subspecies and so could be a ‘new’ subspecies or even species – recordings were taken.
Thrush-like Schiffornis Schiffornis turdinus aenea – at least one at Yankuam on the 15th.
Sooty-headed Tyrannulet Phyllomyias griseiceps – one at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th.
Black-capped Tyrannulet P. nigrocapillus nigrocapillus – one at Tapichalaca on the 10th.
Tawny-rumped Tyrannulet P. uropygialis 18th
Yellow-crowned Tyrannulet Tyrannulus elatus 13th
Forest Elaenia Myiopagis gaimardii gaimardii – one at Yankuam on the 14th.
Grey Elaenia M. caniceps 14th??
Pacific Elaenia M. subplacens – one at Yunguilla on the 7th.
White-crested Elaenia Elaenia albiceps griseigularis – one on Acanana Mountain on the 8th. 18th
Mottle-backed Elaenia E. gigas – one at Copalinga and another along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. One along the road between Copalinga and Zamora on the 13th.
Highland Elaenia E. obscura obscura – at least three seen in a roadside clearing about two miles down from the lodge at Tapichalaca on the 9th.
White-lored Tyrannulet Ornithion inerme – one at Yankuam on the 14th.
Western Beardless Tyrannulet Camptostoma (obsoletum) sclateri sclateri – one heard at Yunguilla on the 7th. 18th
White-tailed Tyrannulet Mecocerculus poecilocercus – two at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
White-banded Tyrannulet M. stictopterus stictopterus – one heard at Guango Lodge on the 5th. One seen on Acanana Mountain and one at Hauscapampa on the 8th. One at Cerro Toledo on the 9th. One at Tapichalaca on the 10th. h 18th seen 11th
White-throated Tyrannulet M. leucophrys rufomarginatus – at least five at Cajas NP on the 6th and one on Acanana Mountain on the 8th.
Tufted Tit-Tyrant Anairetes parulus aequatorialis – one along the roadside near Una on the 8th.
Agile Tit-Tyrant A. agilis 14th
Torrent Tyrannulet Serpophaga cinerea cinerea – one at Yankuam on the 14th.
Rufous-headed Pygmy-Tyrant Pseudotriccus ruficeps – two at Tapichalaca on the 10th with another one on the 11th.
Pacific Tawny-crowned Pygmy-Tyrant Euscarthmus (meloryphus) fulviceps – three at Yunguilla on the 7th.
Red-billed Tyrannulet Zimmerius cinereicapilla – one at Yankuam on the 14th.
Golden-faced Tyrannulet Z. chrysops chrysops – one along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. Two at Copalinga on the 13th.
Ecuadorian Tyrannulet Phylloscartes gualaquizae – one at Yankuam on the 13th. 14th
Streak-necked Flycatcher Mionectes striaticollis columbianus – two on the Piha Trail at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Olive-striped Flycatcher M. olivaceus fasciaticollis – two at Copalinga on the 12th and one on the 13th. 14th
Ornate Flycatcher Myiotriccus ornatus – singles at Yankuam on the 13th and 14th and one heard on the 15th.
White-eyed Tody-Tyrant Hemitriccus zosterops zosterops – one at Yankuam on the 14th.
Buff-lored Tody-Tyrant H. (granadensis) pyrrhops – two at Cerro Toledo on the 9th. At least three heard at Tapichalaca on the 10th.
Cinnamon-breasted Tody-Tyrant H. cinnamomeipectus – at least one at the summit of the mountain above Yankuam Lodge on the 15th.
Rufous-crowned Tody-Tyrant Poecilotriccus ruficeps peruvianus – one on the Piha Trail at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Black-and-white Tody-Tyrant P. capitalis – a male at Yankuam on the 14th.
Golden-winged Tody-Flycatcher P. calopterum – one at Yankuam on the 14th. h 12th
Common Tody-Flycatcher T. cinereum peruanum – two along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus and another two at Copalinga on the 12th. One heard at Yankuam on the 14th. 12-14th
Yellow-olive Flatbill Tolmomyias sulphurescens peruvianus – one at Copalinga on the 12th and 13th.
Olive-faced Flatbill T. (flaviventris) viridiceps viridiceps – one heard at Yankuam on the 14th.
Olive-chested Flycatcher Myiophobus cryptoxanthus – one along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. One along the road between Copalinga and Zamora and another at Copalinga on the 13th. 12/13th h14th
Bran-coloured Flycatcher M. fasciatus crypterythrus – one en-route to Cerro Toledo on the 9th.
Black-tailed Flycatcher M. atricaudus – one at Yankuam on the 14th.
Ruddy-tailed Flycatcher Terenotriccus erythrurus h 14th
Cinnamon Flycatcher Pyrrhomyias cinnamomeus pyrrhopterus – one at Hauscapampa on the 8th. Two at Tapichalaca on the 10th and one on the 11th. Two in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.

Euler´s Flycatcher Lathrotriccus euleri bolivianus – two heard at Yankuam on the 13th.
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus (borealis) cooperi – two along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th and one at Copalinga on the 13th. Two at Yankuam on the 13th and 14th, one heard on the 15th.
Western Wood-Pewee C. sordidulus sordidulus – at least one seen and heard at at Yankuam on the 14th with at least four more Wood-pewee’s seen that were presumed to be this species.
Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans angustirostris – one at Yunguilla on the 7th. Two on a river in Loja on the 12th plus two along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus. One near Zamora on the 13th. Two near Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.12-14th, 17th
Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus piurae – one male in Quito on 5th. A pair in Cuenca on the 6th.18th
Rufous-tailed Tyrant Knipolegus poecilurus peruanus – two at Tapichalaca on the 9th. One at Yankuam on the 15th.
Yellow-bellied Chat-Tyrant Ochthoeca diadema gratiosa – one at Tapichalaca on the 10th.
Slaty-backed Chat-Tyrant O. cinnamomeiventris – one at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Rufous-breasted Chat-Tyrant O. rufipectoralis obfuscata – two at Tapichalaca on the 10th and 11th.
Brown-backed Chat-Tyrant O. fumicolor brunneifrons – one at Papallacta on the 5th and one on Acanana Mountain on the 8th.
Streak-throated Bush-Tyrant Myiotheretes striaticollis striaticollis 18th
Smoky Bush-Tyrant M. fumigatus cjmarcae – one at Tapichalaca on the 10th.
Paramo Ground-Tyrant Muscisaxicola alpinus alpinus – three at Papallacta on the 5th and two at Cajas NP on the 6th.
Long-tailed Tyrant Colonia colonus – singles at Yankuam on the 13th – 15th.
Piratic Flycatcher Legatus leucophaius leucophaius – one along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. One at Yankuam on the 14th. 13th
Social Flycatcher Myiozetetes similis similis – one at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. 14th
Grey-capped Flycatcher M. granadensis – two at Yankuam on the 14th.
Dusky-chested Flycatcher M. luteiventris luteiventris – one at Yankuam on the 14th.
Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus sulphuratus – one along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th and one near Zamora ion the 13th.
Golden-crowned Flycatcher Myiodynastes chrysocephalus minor – one heard in Tandayapa Valley on the 16th and one seen at Bellavista on the 17th.
Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melanocholicus melanocholicus – common.
Short-crested Flycatcher Myiarchus ferox ferox – one at Copalinga on the 12th. One at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. 14th
Barred Becard Pachyramphus versicolor versicolor – a pair at Tapichalaca on the 9th.
Black-and-white Becard P. albogriseus guayaquilensis – a female at Copalinga on the 12th. A female along the road between Copalinga and Zamora on the 13th. A female in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Common Sand Martin Riparia riparia riparia – one at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. 18th
Grey-breasted Martin Progne chalybea chalybea – one at Vilcabamba, en-route to Loja on the 11th. One at Yankuam on the 14th. 16th
Brown-bellied Swallow Notiochelidon murina murina – relatively common in the Highlands.
Blue-and-white Swallow N. cyanoleuca – relatively common.
Pale-footed Swallow N. flavipes – at least three at Tapichalaca on the 10th.
White-banded Swallow Atticora fasciata – two over river beside the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. At least five at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. One at Yankuam on the 13th and three on 14th.
Southern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx ruficollis ruficollis – 6 at Guayaquil Airport on the 5th. At least six over the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. Two along the road between Copalinga and Zamora and at least six at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. One at Yankuam on the 13th and two on 14th.
American Barn Swallow Hirundo (rustica) erythrogaster – 14th ??
Cliff Swallow H. pyrrhonota ssp ? 18th
Paramo Pipit Anthus bogotensis bogotensis – one heard at Yanacocha on the 18th.
White-capped Dipper Cinclus leucocephalus leuconotus – one on the river beside the Carlos Mora Carrion Electro Plant outside of Loja pn the 12th.
Thrush-like Wren Campylorhynchus turdinus hypostictus – one heard at Yankuam on the 13th and 14th.
Fasciated Wren C. fasciatus pallescens – at least four near Yangana, en-route to Loja on the 11th. One heard at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Rufous Wren Cinnycerthia unirufa unibrunnea – heard at Acanana Mountain on the 8th and at Tapichalaca on the 9th. At least six seen and about another ten heard at Tapichalaca on the 10th. 11/18th
Sharpe´s (Sepia-brown) Wren C. olivascens olivascens – at least four in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Northern Grass Wren Cistothorus (platensis) aequatorialis aequatorialis – two, en-route to Papallacta on the 5th and one heard at Una on the 8th.
Plain-tailed Wren Thryothorus euophrys euophrys – h 18th
T. e. longipes – one heard on Acanana Mountain on the 8th. One seen at Cerro Toledo on the 9th. Two heard at Tapichalaca on the 10th. 11th
Coraya Wren T. coraya griseipectus h 14th
Southern House Wren Troglodytes (aedon) musculus albicans – two en-route to Cerro Toledo on the 9th. One at Copalinga on the 12th and another heard along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. h 13th
Mountain Wren T. solstitialis solstitialis – two at Guango Lodge on the 5th. One heard at Tapichalaca on the 10th. One heard at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th. At least five seen in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Grey-breasted Wood Wren Henicorhina leucophrys leucophrys – one heard at Tapichalaca on the 9th. One heard in Tandayapa Valley on the 16th. One seen in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Cabanis´s Wood Wren H. leucosticta hauxwelli – one heard at Yankuam on the 13th.
Bar-winged Wood Wren H. leucoptera – one at Yankuam on the 15th.
Southern Nightingale Wren Microcerculus marginatus marginatus 14th
Black-capped Donacobius Donacobius atricapilla nigrodorsalis – one at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th plus another near Zamora. 12-14th
Tropical Mockingbird Mimus gilvus tolimensis 18th
Long-tailed Mockingbird M. longicaudatus – one in Loja Airport car park on the 16th.
Andean Solitaire Myadestes ralloides plumbeiceps – one heard at Tapichalaca on the 9th. One heard at Tandayapa Lodge on the 16th plus another heard in the Tandayapa Valley and also heard on the 17th.
Black-billed Thrush Turdus ignobilis debilis – one along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus plus one with in the reserve on the 12th. One at Copalinga on the 13th. Two at Yankuam on the 14th.
Plumbeous-backed Thrush T. reevei – two at Yunguilla on the 7th.
Ecuadorian Thrush T. maculirostris – one at Yunguilla on the 7th.
Glossy-black Thrush T. serranus fuscobrunneus – one heard at Hauscapampa on the 8th. A female at the feeding station on Jocotoco Trail at Tapichalaca on the 10th with a male on Piha Trail on the 11th. One heard in Tandayapa Valley on the 18th.
Great Thrush T. fuscater gigantodes – common in most Highland locations.
Chiguanco Thrush T. chiguanco conradi – one on the forecourt of a Petrol Station in Loja on the 9th.
Swainson´s Thrush Catharus swainsoni swainsoni – one at Cerro Toledo on the 9th. One along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. One in Tandayapa Valley on the 16th.
Turquoise Jay Cyanolyca turcosa – one seen and another heard at Tapichalaca on the 10th with at least one on the 11th. h 18th
Beautiful Jay C. pulchra – one in Tandayapa Valley on the 16th with another heard on the 17th.
Violaceus Jay C. violaceus violaceus – one heard at Yankuam on the 13th, with a group of nine seen on 14th.
Inca Jay C. yncas yncas – one beside the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. One at Yankuam on the 15th.
House Sparrow Passer domesticus domesticus 13th
Rufous-browed Peppershrike Cychlaris gujanensis virenticeps – one at Yunguilla on the 7th and one en-route to Cerro Toledo on the 9th.
Black-billed Peppershrike C. nigrirostris nigrirostris – one heard at Tapichalaca on the 9th and one seen there along the Piha Trail on the 11th.
Slaty-capped Shrike Vireo Vireolanius leucotis leucotis – one singing male at Yankuam on the 14th.
Brown-capped Vireo Vireo leucophrys josephae – at least four in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Red-eyed Vireo V. olivaceus – one at Copalinga on the 12th.
Dusky-capped Greenlet Hylophilus hypoxanthus fuscicapillus – one at Yankuam on the 14th.
Olivaceous Greenlet H. olivaceus – one along the road between Copalinga and Zamora on the 13th. h 14th
Hooded Siskin C. magellanica capitalis – one male at Cajas NP on the 6th. A female at Yunguilla on the 7th.7/18th
C. m. paula – about ten near Yangana, en-route to Loja on the 11th.
Olivaceous Siskin C. olivacea – a pair at Yankuam on the 14th.
Tropical Parula Parula pitiayumi – one at Copalinga on the 12th. 14th
Yellow Warbler Dendroica (petechia) aestiva – one at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th.
Blackburnian Warbler D. fusca – one at Tapichalaca on the 11th. One at Copalinga on the 13th. At least two in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Black-lored Yellowthroat Geothlypis (aequinoctialis) auricularis – one at Yunguilla on the 7th.
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis – one juvenile/1st winter at Copalinga on the 12th. One along the road between Copalinga and Zamora on the 13th.
Slate-throated Redstart Myioborus miniatus ballux – quite common at Yunguilla on the 6th and 7th. Common in the Tandayapa Valley on the 16th and 17th.
M. m. verticalis – singles at Yankuam on the 13th – 15th.
Spectacled Redstart M. melanocephalus ruficoronatus – two at Papallacta on the 5th. At least two on Acanana Mountain and at least two at Hauscapampa on the 8th. 10/11/
Citrine Warbler Basileuterus luteoviridis luteoviridis – at least four on Acanana Mountain on the 8th. At least two at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Black-crested Warbler B. nigrocristatus – two heard at Papallacta on the 5th. One at Yunguilla on the 7th. At least one on Acanana Mountain on the 8th. Three en-route to Yanacocha on the 18th. h 5/9th, seen 10/11
Russet-crowned Warbler B. coronatus castaneiceps – two seen and another heard at Tapichalaca on the 10th with two more on the 11th.
Three-banded Warbler B. trifasciatus nitidior – one en-route to Cerro Toledo on the 9th.
Three-striped Warbler B. tristriatus tristriatus – at least one at Tapichalaca on the 9th.
Southern Yellow Grosbeak Pheucticus chrysogaster chrysogaster – two at Yunguilla on the 7th, a pair at Una on the 8th, one in Loja and a pair en-route to Cerro Toledo on the 9th.
Yellow-shouldered Grosbeak Caryothraustes humeralis – at least four at Yankuam on the 14th.
Slate-colored Grosbeak Pitylus grossus – four at Yankuam on the 14th.
Buff-throated Saltator Saltator maximus maximus – two visiting feeders at Copalinga on the 12th. One at Yankuam on the 14th.
Greyish Saltator S. coerulescens azarae – one visiting feeders at Copalinga on the 12th and 13th.
Magpie Tanager Cissopis leveriana leveriana – two visiting feeders at Copalinga on the 12th. Two at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. Two at Yankuam on the 14th.
Grass-green Tanager Chlorornis riefferii riefferii – two at Cerro Toledo on the 9th. Three at Tapichalaca on the 10th. 17/18th
White-capped Tanager Sericossypha albocristata – one singing from top of a tree at Tapichalaca on the 9th with another heard on the 10th.
Common Bush-Tanager Chlorospingus ophthalmicus phaeocephalus – quite common along the Piha Trail at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Dusky Bush-Tanager C. semifuscus semifuscus – at least five in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Yellow-whiskered Bush-Tanager C. parvirostris huallagae – one on the river beside the Carlos Mora Carrion Electro Plant outside of Loja pn the 12th.
Yellow-throated Bush-Tanager C. flavigularis flavigularis – one just passed the Bombuscaro Entrance at Podocarpus on the 12th. Three at Yankuam on the 14th and two on the 15th.
Grey-hooded Bush-Tanager Cnemoscopus rubrirostris rubrirostris – two at Tapichalaca on the 10th and quite common along the Piha Trail on the 11th.
Black-capped Hemispingus Hemispingus atropileus – one at Tapichalaca on the 10th and two on the 11th.
Superciliared Hemispingus H. superciliaris nigrifrons – at least six at Hauscapampa on the 8th.
Black-headed Hemispingus H. verticalis – at least four within bird flock on Acanana Mountain and at least five at Hauscapampa on the 8th.
Rufous-chested Tanager Thlypopsis ornata ornata – at least seven at Yunguilla on the 7th.
T. o. media – at least three at Tapichalaca on the 11th. 10/11th
Guira Tanager Hemithraupis guira – a male came at Copalinga on the 13th.
Yellow-backed Tanager H. flavicollis peruana – a pair at Yankuam on the 14th.
Fulvous Shrike-Tanager Lanio fulvus peruvianus – one heard at Yankuam on the 14th.
Flame-crested Tanager Tachyphonus cristatus fallax – two male, an immature male and a female at Yankuam on the 14th.
White-lined Tanager T. rufus – a pair visiting feeders at Copalinga on the 12th. A pair at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. A pair at feeders in Alambi Garden, Tandayapa on the 17th. 14th
Highland Hepatic Tanager Piranga (flava) lutea lutea – one en-route to Cerro Toledo on the 9th.
Silver-beaked Tanager Ramphocelus carbo carbo – common at Copalinga on 12th and 13th. Common at Yankuam on 13th – 15th.
Lemon-rumped Tanager R. (flammigerus) icteronotus – at least three at feeders in Alambi Garden, Tandayapa on the 17th.
Blue-grey Tanager Thraupis episcopus caesitia – one at Yunguilla on the 6th. Two at Yangana on the 9th. About ten near Yangana, en-route to Loja on the 11th. Common at Copalinga on 12th and 13th. One at feeders in Alambi Garden, Tandayapa on the 17th.
T. e. coelestis – at least two visiting feeders at Copalinga on 12th and 13th. Common at Yankuam on the 14th.
Palm Tanager T. palmarum – common at feeders at Copalinga and another along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. One along the road between Copalinga and Zamora on the 13th. Common at Yankuam on the 13th – 15th.

Blue-capped Tanager T. cyanocephala cyanocephala – at least three at Hauscapampa on the 8th. One at Tapichalaca on the 10th. Two at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Hooded Mountain-Tanager Buthraupis montana cucullata – two at Hauscapampa on the 8th. Three at Tapichalaca on the 10th with two there on the 11th. 18th
Orange-throated Tanager Wetmorethraupis sterrhopteron – six, including flock of five at Yankuam on the 13th. At least 16 (4,3) on 14th.
Lacrimose Mountain-Tanager Anisognathus lacrymosus caerulescens – one on Acanana Mountain and one at Hauscapampa on the 8th. At least thirty seen, including a single flock of about twenty birds, at Tapichalaca on the 10th with at least two seen here on the 11th.
Scarlet-bellied Mountain-Tanager A. igniventris erythrotus – at least five at Una on the 8th and two at Yanacocha on the 18th.
Blue-winged Mountain-Tanager A. somptuosus cyanopterus – at least three in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Golden-crowned Tanager Iridosornis rufivertex rufivertex – one seen on Acanana Mountain on the 8th and two at Cerro Toledo on the 9th.
Buff-breasted Mountain-Tanager Dubusia taeniata taeniata – two heard at Tapichalaca on the 10th with one seen there on the 11th.
Fawn-breasted Tanager Pipraeidea melanonota venezuelensis – one at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Thick-billed Euphonia Euphonia laniirostris melanura – common at feeders at Copalinga on the 12th and 13th. Two at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. Two males at Yankuam on the 14th. E. l. hypoxantha – an immature male at feeders in Alambi Garden, Tandayapa on the 17th.
White-lored (Golden-bellied) Euphonia E. chrysopasta chrysopasta – a pair at Yankuam on the 14th.
Bronze-green Euphonia E. mesochrysa mesochrysa – two along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. 12/14th
Orange-bellied Euphonia E. xanthogaster – at least one male visiting feeders at Copalinga and another male just passed the Bombuscaro Entrance at Podocarpus on the 12th, with one male at Copalinga on the 13th. One at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th. 14th
Turquoise Tanager Tanagara mexicana boliviana – at least three at Yankuam on the 14th.
Paradise Tanager T. chilensis chilensis – common at Copalinga on the 12th. Two along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. One along the road between Copalinga and Zamora on the 13th. Common at Yankuam on the 14th.
Green-and-gold Tanager T. schrankii schrankii – common at Copalinga on the 12th and 13th. One along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. Common at Yankuam on the 14th.
Golden Tanager T. arthus goodsoni – a few at Yankuam on the 14th.
T. a. aequatorialis – two en-route to Tandayapa on the 16th. One at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Golden-eared Tanager T. chrysotis – one along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th and one at Copalinga on the 13th.
Flame-faced Tanager T. parzudakii parzudakii – one along the Piha Trail at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Yellow-bellied Tanager T. xanthogastra xanthogastra ??12/13th
Spotted Tanager T. punctata zamorae – common at Copalinga plus two along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. 13th
Bay-headed Tanager T. gyrola catharinae – at least one at Copalinga and another two along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th with two at Copalinga on the 13th.
T. g. parva – two at Yankuam on the 14th.
Scrub Tanager T. vitriolina 18th
Blue-necked Tanager T. cyanicollis – at least four at Copalinga and another along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. Two along the road between Copalinga and Zamora on the 13th plus one at Zamora Airstrip. One at Yankuam on the 13th and relatively common on the 14th.
Masked Tanager T. nigrocincta – relatively common at Yankuam on the 14th.
Beryl-spangled Tanager T. nigroviridis cyanescens – one at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th. About eight in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Blue-and-black Tanager T. vassorii vassorii – one at Hauscapampa on the 8th. Quite common along the Piha Trail at Tapichalaca on the 10th and 11th.
Black-capped Tanager T. heinei – at least two at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.
Silver-backed Tanager T. viridicollis fulvigula – a male at Tapichalaca on the 9th.
Opal-rumped Tanager T. velia iridina – three at Yankuam on the 14th.
Opal-crowned Tanager T. callophrys – two at Yankuam on the 14th.
Black-faced Dacnis Dacnis lineata – one along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th and two at Copalinga on the 13th. Three at Yankuam on the 14th.
Yellow-bellied Dacnis D. flaviventer – a male at Yankuam on the 14th.
Blue Dacnis D. cayana – two separate females along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th.
Green Honeycreeper Chlorophanes spiza caerulescens – at least three visiting feeders at Copalinga on the 12th and one on the 13th. A pair at Yankuam on the 13th and 14th.
Purple Honeycreeper C. caeruleus microrhynchus – three males at Yankuam on the 14th.
Tit-like Dacnis Xenodacnis parina ssp ? – at least six at Cajas NP on the 6th.
Chestnut-vented Conebill Conirostrum speciosum speciosum – one at Copalinga on the 13th.
Cinereous Conebill C. cinereum fraseri – one en-route to Papallacta on the 5th and one en-route to Yanacocha on the 18th.
Blue-backed Conebill C. sitticolor sitticolor – one on Acanana Mountain on the 8th. 9/18th
Capped Conebill C. albifrons atrocyaneum – at least one at Tapichalaca on the 9th and 10th with at least four seen on the 11th. At least one in Tandayapa Valley on the 17th.
Giant Conebill Oreomanes fraseri – at least two within feeding flock at Cajas NP on the 6th.
White-sided Flowerpiercer Diglossa albilatera schistacea – a pair at Hauscapampa on the 8th. One heard at Cerro Toledo on the 9th. 10th
Glossy Flowerpiercer D. lafresnayii – three at Cajas NP on the 6th. Two on Acanana Mountain on the 8th. One heard at Cerro Toledo on the 9th. One heard at Tapichalaca on the 10th. 18th
Black Flowerpiercer D.humeralis aterrima – one at Papallacta on the 5th, at least two at Cajas NP on the 6th, two at Una on the 8th. One at Bellavista on the 17th. One at Yanacocha on the 18th.
Golden-eyed (Deep-blue) Flowerpiercer D. glauca tyrianthina – one heard at Yankuam on the 15th.
Bluish Flowerpiercer D. caerulescens ssp ? – one on the Piha Trail at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Masked Flowerpiercer D. cyanea cyanea – two at the feeders at Guango Lodge on the 5th. Two at Una and at least three on Acanana Mountain on the 8th. At least four at Cerro Toledo on the 9th. Upto three at the Hummingbird feeders at Tapichalaca on the 9th, 10th and 11th. 17/18th

Swallow Tanager Tersina viridis occidentalis – one along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. One at Yankuam on the 13th and three on the 14th.
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola – one along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. One at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. One at Yankuam on the 13th. 14th
Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis costaricensis – relatively common in the Highlands.
Yellow-browed Sparrow Ammodramus aurifrons aurifrons – one along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus on the 12th. One along the road between Copalinga and Zamora and at least five at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th.
Plumbeous Sierra-Finch Phrygilus unicolor geospizopsis – common around Papallacta on the 5th and Cajas NP on the 6th.
Saffron Finch Sicalis flaveola valida – four at Guayaquil Airport on the 5th. 9/11/18th
Blue-black Grassquit Volatinia jacarina splendens – an immature male along the road between Copalinga and Zamora and relatively common near Zamora on the 13th. 14th
V. j. peruviensis – a female at Yunguilla on the 7th.
Caqueta Seedeater Sporophila (americana) murallae – about six en-route to Loja on the 15th.
Black-and-white Seedeater S. luctuosa – at least five at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. Two females at Yankuam on the 14th.
Yellow-bellied Seedeater S. nigricollis – at least five at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th.
Chestnut-bellied Seedeater S. castaneiventris – at least ten at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. 14th
Chestnut-bellied (Lesser) Seed-Finch Oryzoborus angolensis torridus – one at Copalinga and at least three at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. 14th
Band-tailed Seedeater Catamenia analis soderstromi – a pair en-route to Cerro Toledo on the 9th.
Plain-colored Seedeater C. inornata minor – three en-route to Papallacta on the 5th and one en-route to Yanacocha on the 18th.
Paramo Seedeater C. homochroa homochroa – one seen on Acanana Mountain on the 8th.
Dull-colored Grassquit Tiaris obscurus pauper – one at Yunguilla on the 7th.
Orange-billed Sparrow Arremon aurantiirostris – two at Copalinga on the 12th.
Pale-naped Brush-Finch Atlapetes pallidinucha papallactae – two on the Piha Trail at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Rufous-naped Brush-Finch A. (rufinucha) latinuchus latinuchus – at least three near Una on the 8th. Two at Tapichalaca on the 9th and 10th with one on the 11th.
A. (r.) l. spodionotus – two at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th and at least three en-route to Yanacocha on the 18th.
Pale-headed Brush-Finch A. pallidiceps – at least two seen well at Yunguilla on the 7th.
Chestnut-capped Brush-Finch A. brunneinuchus frontalis – two heard at Tapichalaca on the 10th with two seen on the Undulated Antpitta Trail on the 11th.
Red Pileated Finch Coryphospingus cucullatus fargoi – two possibly three (at least one male and a female) at Yankuam on the 14th.
Casqued Oropendola Psarocolius oseryi – one at Yankuam on the 14th.
Crested Oropendola P. decumanus decumanus – at least twelve along the road between Copalinga and Podocarpus. One at Copalinga on the 12th with two on the 13th. Common at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. 14th
Yellow-billed Oropendola P. (angustifrons) alfredi alfredi – about ten just passed the Bombuscaro Entrance at Podocarpus on the 12th. Two at Yankuam on the 13th. 14th
Yellow-rumped Cacique Cacicus cela – two at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th. Two at Yankuam on the 13th. 14th
Subtropical Cacique C. uropygialis – about ten at Tapichalaca on the 9th.
Northern Mountain Cacique C. (chrysonotus) leucoramphus leucoramphus – one at Hauscapampa on the 8th. Two on the Piha Trail at Tapichalaca on the 11th.
Yellow-tailed Oriole Icterus mesomelas taczanowskii – at least four at Vilcabamba, en-route to Loja on the 11th.
Peruvian Meadowlark Sturnella bellicosa bellicosa – about twenty were seen along the roadside en-route to Cuenca on the 7th.
Scrub Blackbird Dives warszewiczi warszewiczi – 2 at Yunguilla on the 6th. Two near Yangana, en-route to Loja on the 11th. One in Loja Airport car park on the 16th.
Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus peruvianus – one being mobbed by a Tropical Kingbird at Guayaquil Airport on the 5th.
Giant Cowbird Scaphidura oryzivora oryzivora – one at Zamora Airstrip on the 13th.

MAMMALS
Andean Brocket Deer Mazama rufina – one seen along the roadside near Ona on the 8th.

Brazilian Rabbit
Bat sp – one over the road at Tapichalaca on the 9th.
Greater Fishing Bat – one over the river at Yankuam on the 13th.
Squirrel sp – one at Paz de las Antpittas on the 17th.

OTHER INTERESTING ANIMALS
Monarch Butterfly – two at Vilcabamba, en-route to Loja on the 11th.