Trip report: Ecuador, The Andes Introtour (Apr 2019) by Tropical Birding

Guided by Jose Illanes.This was a set departure tour, and it included the High Andes extension.

It was another great Andes Introtour with loads of highlights like Plate-billed Mountain-Toucan, the amazing hummer feeders of Tandayapa with Violet-tailed Sylph, Purple-bibbed Whitetip, Booted Racket-tail and over ten more, endless numbers of really colorful tanagers, at Milpe and Silanche along with toucans, motmots, barbets, trogons and more, and the superb show at Paz de las Aves with displaying Andean Cocks-of-the-rock along with the famous antpittas. The High Andes Extension added some great scenery and a different set of bird including Andean Condor.

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FULL Ecuador: The Andes Introtour April 2019 trip report (4 MB PDF)