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NORTHERN ANDES PHOTO TOUR

Possible Specialty Birds for Tour

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PHOTO TOUR
ANY TIME*

Duration:9 days, 8 nights
Group Size:2-8
Anytime Price:$3475
Group Price:$2975
Single Suppl:$150
Pace:Easy
Difficulty:Easy
* This tour is available for any dates of your choosing provided guide services and accommodations are available.

List of species possible on this tour that are endemic (E), near endemic (NE), have restricted ranges in the country (RR), or occur only locally (LC) in the country. Table also shows species with globally threatened or endangered status according to the IUCN.*

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1Tawny-breasted TinamouNothocercus juliusRR 
2Curve-billed TinamouNothoprocta curvirostrisNE 
3Andean DuckOxyura ferrugineaLC 
4Rufous-headed ChachalacaOrtalis erythropteraNEV
5Wattled GuanAburria aburriRRNT
6Sickle-winged GuanChamaepetes goudotiiRR 
7Rufous-fronted Wood-QuailOdontophorus erythropsNE 
8Dark-backed Wood-QuailOdontophorus melanonotusNEV
9Silvery GrebePodiceps occipitalisLC 
10Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinacea V
11Dusky PigeonPatagioenas goodsoniNE 
12White-throated Quail-DoveZentrygon frenataRR 
13Short-tailed NighthawkLurocalis semitorquatusLC 
14Swallow-tailed NightjarUropsalis segmentataLC 
15Lyre-tailed NightjarUropsalis lyraLC 
16Choco PoorwillNyctiphrynus rosenbergiNENT
17Andean PotooNyctibius maculosusLC 
18OilbirdSteatornis caripensisLC 
19Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica V
20White-tipped SwiftAeronautes montivagusLC 
21Bronzy HermitGlaucis aeneusNE 
22White-whiskered HermitPhaethornis yaruquiNE 
23Tawny-bellied HermitPhaethornis syrmatophorusRR 
24Green-fronted LancebillDoryfera ludovicaeRR 
25White-throated WedgebillSchistes albogularisNE 
26Brown VioletearColibri delphinaeRR 
27Tooth-billed HummingbirdAndrodon aequatorialisLC 
28Gorgeted SunangelHeliangelus strophianusNE 
29Tourmaline SunangelHeliangelus exortisNE 
30Green ThorntailDiscosura conversiiNE 
31Long-tailed SylphAglaiocercus kingiiRR 
32Violet-tailed SylphAglaiocercus coelestisNE 
33Ecuadorian HillstarOreotrochilus chimborazoNE 
34Mountain AvocetbillOpisthoprora eurypteraLC 
35Black-tailed TrainbearerLesbia victoriaeRR 
36Purple-backed ThornbillRamphomicron microrhynchumRR 
37Blue-mantled ThornbillChalcostigma stanleyiRR 
38Viridian MetaltailMetallura williamiNE 
39Hoary PufflegHaplophaedia lugensNENT
40Glowing PufflegEriocnemis vestitaRR 
41Golden-breasted PufflegEriocnemis mosqueraNE 
42Brown IncaCoeligena wilsoniNE 
43Collared IncaCoeligena torquataRR 
44Buff-winged StarfrontletCoeligena lutetiaeRR 
45Sword-billed HummingbirdEnsifera ensiferaLC 
46Buff-tailed CoronetBoissonneaua flavescensRR 
47Chestnut-breasted CoronetBoissonneaua matthewsiiRR 
48Velvet-purple CoronetBoissonneaua jardiniNE 
49Booted Racket-tailOcreatus underwoodiiRR 
50Purple-bibbed WhitetipUrosticte benjaminiNE 
51Fawn-breasted BrilliantHeliodoxa rubinoidesRR 
52Empress BrilliantHeliodoxa imperatrixNE 
53Giant HummingbirdPatagona gigasRR 
54Little WoodstarChaetocercus bombusNEV
55Gorgeted WoodstarChaetocercus heliodorRR 
56Purple-throated WoodstarPhilodice mitchelliiRR 
57Western EmeraldChlorostilbon melanorhynchusNE 
58Purple-chested HummingbirdPolyerata rosenbergiNE 
59Uniform CrakeAmaurolimnas concolorLC 
60Brown Wood-RailAramides wolfiLCV
61Andean Coot
(Slate-colored Coot)
Fulica ardesiacaNE 
62Rufous-bellied SeedsnipeAttagis gayiLC 
63Fasciated Tiger-HeronTigrisoma fasciatumLC 
64Andean CondorVultur gryphus V
65Crested EagleMorphnus guianensis NT
66Black-and-chestnut EagleSpizaetus isidoriRREN
67Semicollared HawkAccipiter collarisLC 
68Plumbeous HawkCryptoleucopteryx plumbea NT
69Barred HawkMorphnarchus princepsNE 
70White-rumped HawkParabuteo leucorrhousRR 
71Gray-backed HawkPseudastur occidentalisNEEN
72Semiplumbeous HawkLeucopternis semiplumbeusRR 
73White-throated HawkButeo albigulaRR 
74White-throated Screech-OwlMegascops albogularisRR 
75Rufescent Screech-OwlMegascops ingensRR 
76Choco Screech-Owl**Megascops centalisNE 
77Cloud-forest Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium nubicolaNEV
78Black-and-white OwlCiccaba nigrolineataLC 
79Rufous-banded OwlCiccaba albitarsisRR 
80Golden-headed QuetzalPharomachrus auricepsRR 
81Crested QuetzalPharomachrus antisianusRR 
82Choco Trogon
(Blue-tailed Trogon)
Trogon comptusNE 
83Masked TrogonTrogon personatusRR 
84White-faced NunbirdHapaloptila castaneaLC 
85Orange-fronted BarbetCapito squamatusNE 
86Toucan BarbetSemnornis ramphastinusNENT
87Gray-breasted Mountain-ToucanAndigena hypoglaucaRRNT
88Plate-billed Mountain-ToucanAndigena laminirostrisNENT
89Yellow-throated ToucanRamphastos ambiguusLCNT
90Choco ToucanRamphastos brevisNE 
91Smoky-brown WoodpeckerDryobates fumigatusRR 
92Yellow-vented WoodpeckerDryobates dignusRR 
93Bar-bellied WoodpeckerDryobates nigricepsRR 
94Choco WoodpeckerDryobates chocoensisNENT
95Powerful WoodpeckerCampephilus pollensRR 
96Crimson-bellied WoodpeckerCampephilus haematogasterLC 
97Guayaquil WoodpeckerCampephilus gayaquilensisRRNT
98Lita WoodpeckerPiculus litaeNE 
99Plumbeous Forest-FalconMicrastur plumbeusNEV
100Carunculated CaracaraPhalcoboenus carunculatusNE 
101Blue-fronted ParrotletTouit dilectissimusLC 
102Barred ParakeetBolborhynchus lineolaLC 
103Rose-faced ParrotPyrilia pulchraNE 
104Red-billed ParrotPionus sordidusRR 
105Speckle-faced ParrotPionus tumultuosusRR 
106Red-lored ParrotAmazona autumnalisLC 
107Mealy ParrotAmazona farinosa NT
108Scaly-naped ParrotAmazona mercenariusLC 
109Pacific ParrotletForpus coelestisNE 
110Red-masked ParakeetPsittacara erythrogenysNENT
111Rufous-rumped AntwrenEuchrepomis callinotaRR 
112Uniform AntshrikeThamnophilus unicolorRR 
113Russet AntshrikeThamnistes anabatinusRR 
114Spot-crowned AntvireoDysithamnus puncticepsRR 
115Moustached AntwrenMyrmotherula ignotaNE 
116Streak-headed AntbirdDrymophila striaticepsRR 
117Esmeraldas AntbirdSipia nigricaudaNE 
118Stub-tailed AntbirdSipia berlepschiNE 
119Elegant CrescentchestMelanopareia elegansNE 
120Giant AntpittaGrallaria giganteaNEV
121Moustached AntpittaGrallaria alleniNEV
122Yellow-breasted AntpittaGrallaria flavotinctaNE 
123Ochre-breasted AntpittaGrallaricula flavirostrisLCNT
124Ocellated TapaculoAcropternis orthonyxRR 
125Paramillo TapaculoScytalopus canus EN
126Nariño TapaculoScytalopus viciniorRR 
127Spillmann's TapaculoScytalopus spillmanniNE 
128Rufous-breasted AntthrushFormicarius rufipectusRR 
129Tyrannine WoodcreeperDendrocincla tyranninaRR 
130Black-striped WoodcreeperXiphorhynchus lachrymosusRR 
131Brown-billed ScythebillCampylorhamphus pusillusRR 
132Montane WoodcreeperLepidocolaptes lacrymigerRR 
133Streaked TuftedcheekPseudocolaptes boissonneautiiRR 
134Rusty-winged BarbtailPremnornis guttuligerRR 
135Pacific Hornero**Furnarius cinnamomeusNE 
136Stout-billed CinclodesCinclodes excelsiorNE 
137Scaly-throated Foliage-gleanerAnabacerthia variegaticepsRR 
138Lineated Foliage-gleanerSyndactyla subalarisRR 
139Buff-fronted Foliage-gleanerDendroma rufumRR 
140Ruddy Foliage-gleanerClibanornis rubiginosusLC 
141Uniform TreehunterThripadectes ignobilisNE 
142Flammulated TreehunterThripadectes flammulatusRR 
143Striped TreehunterThripadectes holostictusLC 
144Streak-capped TreehunterThripadectes virgaticepsRR 
145Spotted BarbtailPremnoplex brunnescensRR 
146Andean Tit-SpinetailLeptasthenura andicolaRR 
147White-chinned ThistletailAsthenes fuliginosaRR 
148Double-banded GraytailXenerpestes minlosiRR 
149Red-faced SpinetailCranioleuca erythropsRR 
150Rufous SpinetailSynallaxis unirufaRR 
151Golden-winged ManakinMasius chrysopterusRR 
152Club-winged ManakinMachaeropterus deliciosusNE 
153Red-capped ManakinCeratopipra mentalisRR 
154Green-and-black FruiteaterPipreola riefferiiRR 
155Orange-breasted FruiteaterPipreola jucundaNE 
156Andean Cock-of-the-rockRupicola peruvianusRR 
157Olivaceous PihaSnowornis cryptolophusLC 
158Long-wattled UmbrellabirdCephalopterus penduligerNEV
159Dusky PihaLipaugus fuscocinereusLC 
160Black-tipped CotingaCarpodectes hopkeiRR 
161Barred BecardPachyramphus versicolorRR 
162Slaty BecardPachyramphus spodiurusNEV
163Tawny-breasted FlycatcherMyiobius villosusRR 
164White-throated SpadebillPlatyrinchus mystaceusRR 
165Streak-necked FlycatcherMionectes striaticollisRR 
166Rufous-breasted FlycatcherLeptopogon rufipectusLC 
167Marble-faced Bristle-TyrantPhylloscartes ophthalmicusRR 
168Bronze-olive Pygmy-TyrantPseudotriccus pelzelniRR 
169Rufous-headed Pygmy-TyrantPseudotriccus ruficepsRR 
170Black-capped Pygmy-TyrantMyiornis atricapillusRR 
171Pacific FlatbillRhynchocyclus pacificusNE 
172Fulvous-breasted FlatbillRhynchocyclus fulvipectusRR 
173Ornate FlycatcherMyiotriccus ornatusRR 
174Rufous-winged TyrannuletMecocerculus calopterusNE 
175Black-capped TyrannuletPhyllomyias nigrocapillusRR 
176Ashy-headed TyrannuletPhyllomyias cinereicepsRR 
177Choco TyrannuletZimmerius albigularisNE 
178Flavescent FlycatcherMyiophobus flavicansRR 
179Orange-crested FlycatcherMyiophobus phoenicomitraLC 
180Olive-sided FlycatcherContopus cooperi NT
181Red-rumped Bush-TyrantCnemarchus erythropygiusRR 
182Yellow-bellied Chat-TyrantOchthoeca diademaRR 
183Slaty-backed Chat-TyrantOchthoeca cinnamomeiventrisRR 
184Rufous MournerRhytipterna holerythraRR 
185White-ringed FlycatcherConopias albovittatusRR 
186Golden-crowned FlycatcherMyiodynastes chrysocephalusRR 
187Black-billed PeppershrikeCyclarhis nigrirostrisNE 
188Beautiful JayCyanolyca pulchraNENT
189Turquoise JayCyanolyca turcosaRR 
190Pale-footed SwallowOrochelidon flavipesRR 
191White-thighed SwallowAtticora tibialisLC 
192Slate-throated GnatcatcherPolioptila schistaceigulaRR 
193Gray-mantled WrenOdontorchilus branickiiRR 
194Band-backed WrenCampylorhynchus zonatusRR 
195Plain-tailed WrenPheugopedius euophrysRR 
196Stripe-throated WrenCantorchilus leucopogonLC 
197Rufous WrenCinnycerthia unirufaRR 
198Slaty-backed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus fuscaterRR 
199Speckled Nightingale-ThrushCatharus maculatusRR 
200Pale-vented ThrushTurdus obsoletusLC 
201Ecuadorian ThrushTurdus maculirostrisNE 
202Pale-eyed ThrushTurdus leucopsLC 
203Dagua Thrush**Turdus daguaeLC 
204Golden-rumped EuphoniaChlorophonia cyanocephalaLC 
205Chestnut-breasted ChlorophoniaChlorophonia pyrrhophrysRR 
206Yellow-collared ChlorophoniaChlorophonia flavirostrisNE 
207Fulvous-vented EuphoniaEuphonia fulvicrissaRR 
208Lesser GoldfinchSpinus psaltriaLC 
209Andean SiskinSpinus spinescensLC 
210Yellow-bellied SiskinSpinus xanthogastrusLC 
211Tanager FinchOreothraupis arremonopsNE 
212Yellow-throated ChlorospingusChlorospingus flavigularisRR 
213Dusky ChlorospingusChlorospingus semifuscusNE 
214Chestnut-capped BrushfinchArremon brunneinuchaRR 
215Olive FinchArremon castaneicepsRRNT
216Tricolored BrushfinchAtlapetes tricolorRR 
217Slaty BrushfinchAtlapetes schistaceusRR 
218Pale-naped BrushfinchAtlapetes pallidinuchaRR 
219White-winged BrushfinchAtlapetes leucopterusNE 
220Northern Mountain Cacique**Cacicus leucoramphusRR 
221Cerulean WarblerSetophaga cerulea NT
222Blackpoll WarblerSetophaga striata NT
223Choco Warbler**Basileuterus chlorophrysNE 
224Three-striped WarblerBasileuterus tristriatusRR 
225Citrine WarblerMyiothlypis luteoviridisRR 
226Dusky-faced TanagerMitrospingus cassiniiLC 
227Red-hooded TanagerPiranga rubricepsRR 
228Ochre-breasted TanagerChlorothraupis stolzmanniNE 
229Blue SeedeaterAmaurospiza concolorLC 
230Black-capped HemispingusKleinothraupis atropileusRR 
231Oleaginous HemispingusSphenopsis frontalisRR 
232Black-eared HemispingusSphenopsis melanotisLC 
233Superciliaried HemispingusThlypopsis superciliarisRR 
234Rufous-chested TanagerThlypopsis ornataRR 
235Tawny-crested TanagerTachyphonus delatriiRR 
236White-lined TanagerTachyphonus rufusLC 
237Moss-backed TanagerBangsia edwardsiNE 
238Hooded Mountain TanagerButhraupis montanaRR 
239Grass-green TanagerChlorornis riefferiiRR 
240Lacrimose Mountain TanagerAnisognathus lacrymosusRR 
241Blue-winged Mountain TanagerAnisognathus somptuosusRR 
242Black-chinned Mountain TanagerAnisognathus notabilisNE 
243Fawn-breasted TanagerPipraeidea melanonotaRR 
244Blue-and-yellow TanagerRauenia bonariensisRR 
245Glistening-green TanagerChlorochrysa phoenicotisNE 
246Rufous-throated TanagerIxothraupis rufigulaNE 
247Golden-naped TanagerChalcothraupis ruficervixRR 
248Gray-and-gold TanagerPoecilostreptus palmeriRR 
249Black-capped TanagerStilpnia heineiRR 
250Scrub TanagerStilpnia vitriolinaNE 
251Golden-hooded TanagerStilpnia larvataRR 
252Beryl-spangled TanagerTangara nigroviridisRR 
253Metallic-green TanagerTangara labradoridesRR 
254Rufous-winged TanagerTangara laviniaRR 
255Saffron-crowned TanagerTangara xanthocephalaRR 
256Flame-faced TanagerTangara parzudakiiRR 
257Blue-whiskered TanagerTangara johannaeNENT
258Golden TanagerTangara arthusRR 
259Emerald TanagerTangara floridaRR 
260Silver-throated TanagerTangara icterocephalaRR 
261Yellow-tufted Dacnis**Dacnis egregiaNE 
262Scarlet-thighed DacnisDacnis venustaRR 
263Scarlet-breasted DacnisDacnis berlepschiNEV
264Scarlet-browed TanagerHeterospingus xanthopygiusRR 
265Scarlet-and-white TanagerChrysothlypis salmoniNE 
266Giant ConebillConirostrum binghamiLCNT
267Capped ConebillConirostrum albifronsRR 
268Glossy FlowerpiercerDiglossa lafresnayiiRR 
269White-sided FlowerpiercerDiglossa albilateraRR 
270Rusty FlowerpiercerDiglossa sittoidesLC 
271Bluish FlowerpiercerDiglossa caerulescensLC 
272PlushcapCatamblyrhynchus diademaLC 
273Slaty FinchSpodiornis rusticaLC 
274Gray-hooded Bush TanagerCnemoscopus rubrirostrisRR 
275Thick-billed Seed-FinchSporophila funereaLC 
276Black-and-white SeedeaterSporophila luctuosaLC 
277Paramo SeedeaterCatamenia homochroaLC 
278Crimson-breasted FinchRhodospingus cruentusRR 
279Yellow-faced GrassquitTiaris olivaceusRR 
280Black-winged SaltatorSaltator atripennisNE 

 

TOUR NOTES

Accommodations in Quito not included in tour price.

 

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PRESENCE CODES

//Boreal Visitor
\\Austral Visitor
||Transient
##Non-breeding Dispersal
<>Erratic/Irregular
()Breeding Season Only
{}Casual/Vagrant
[]Accidental

LIKELIHOOD CODES

ASAlways Seen
USUsually Seen
SSSometimes Seen
OSOccasionally Seen
RSRarely Seen