Highlights of our Toucan Top Birding Tour near Mindo:
Early pick up around 4am from your hotel in Quito. Our journey from the Andes to the Cloud Forest will be around 2 hours. We will aim to arrive to the reserve at sunrise, to observe from our birding hides possible woodcreepers, flycatchers, wrens, antpittas and brushfinches. Continue to other hides for possibe Plate-billed Mountain Toucan and Hummingbirds. We will have lunch along the way with a superb view of the cloud forest. In our last stop at Alambi Hummingbird Paradise we will observe at least 12 species of hummingbirds in less than 10 minutes. Possible to observe Quetzal as well and occasionally female Andean Cock of the Rocks nesting. Return to Quito and Drop off at your hotel..
Target Species: Plate-billed Mountain Toucan, Choco Brush-Finch, Streak-capped Treehunter, Yellow-breasted Antpitta, Grey-breasted Wood Wren, Montane Woodcreeper, Tropical Kingbird, Blue-winged Mountain Tanager, Blue-capped Tanager, Blue-necked Tanager, Masked Trogon, Hoary Puffleg, White-sided Flowerpiercer, Violet-tailed Sylph, Buff-throated Coronet, Gorgeted Sunangel, Masked Flowerpiercer , Green-crowned Brilliant, Violet-bellied Hummingbird, Brown Violetear, Empress-Brilliant, Tawny-bellied Hermit, White-whiskered Hermit, White-necked Jacobin, Purple-throated Woodstar, Golden-olive Woodpecker, Red-headed Barbet, Blue and Grey Tanager, Thick-billed Euphonia, Golden-bellied Euphonia, Silver-throated Tanager, Golden-headed Quetzal, Crested-headed Quetzal and others.
Included: Pick up from your hotel in Quito, Expert Birding Guide, Private Transportation, Lunch, Birding List, Souvenir Ecuador Birds Tours Cap and Personalized Service.
Not Included: Other expenses and Tips.
Operation Days: Everyday