The slopes of the Andes are dressed with this wonderful ecosystem, also called “Andean brow” due to its generous vegetation. The cloud forest looks like a mossy jungle with tall
Andrés, guía turístico especializado en aves, nos cuenta sobre el avistamiento de aves en el Ecuador.
55 km from Quito you can visit the reserve that is named after the famous Ilinizas volcanoes!
The slopes of the Andes are dressed with a wonderfully intricate ecosystem: The cloud forest. This ecosystem, also called “Andean brow” due to its generous vegetation, is one of the most diverse in the world.
The “cuvivíes”, rain or floating birds (Bartrania Longicauda), migrate to Ecuador during the months of August to October to offer an amazing bird-watching experience. Read more about this “sacred tribute”.
Just 3 miles away from Otavalo, this thirty-acre park is managed by a foundation dedicated to the care and rescue of predatory birds such as hawks and eagles, vultures and owls.