Trip report: Southern Ecuador, Tumbesian Rarities and Highland Endemics (Feb 2008) by Tropical Birding

Guided by Jose Illanes. This was a set departure tour.

This year’s set-departure tour was again a lot of fun and we all had a great time. I have to admit, this one was harder than most, thanks to some participants having delayed flights, and the unusual heavy rain that closed some roads. However, Southern Ecuador is such an  amazing trip, that they were only small problems among a load of great birds and fantastic experiences. We still had a huge list with almost all the regional endemics. Check out the Andean Potoo to the right that we found on a day roost at Tapichalaca, which was one of my favorites.

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