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El Oro Parakeet, one of Ecuador’s endemic birds, discovered as recently as 1980: Photo by Lars Petersson

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Ecuador! Nestled in the heart of South America, Ecuador is a country of unparalleled biodiversity, boasting a rich variety of bird species across its diverse landscapes, from the Amazon rainforest to the Andean highlands and the Galapagos Islands. In this section, you’ll discover a curated collection of informative guides meticulously crafted to help you identify and understand the birds commonly found throughout Ecuador. From colorful tanagers and toucans in the cloud forests to magnificent Andean condors soaring over snow-capped peaks, Ecuador’s avian diversity offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s natural wonders. Whether you’re exploring the Yasuni National Park in the Amazon Basin or birdwatching in the páramo of the Andes, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Ecuadorian birds.