La Selva Jungle Lodge Birding Tours –  According to Ned Wheatley, Author of Where to Watch Birds in South America, La Selva is “simply one of the world’s best birding sites.”  Located on a blackwater lake deep in the Amazon, and with specialized birding guides available, this is one of Ecuador’s top birding lodges. It’s also very close to the Napo parrot clay lick, and is possibly the most luxurious of the jungle lodges in Ecuador.

Andean Birding is a bird tour company providing top bird guides, itineraries and logistics for your visit to the Andes and Amazon. In addition, we support bird conservation and conduct ornithological research. Andean Birding resides in Quito, Ecuador; a spectacular country with the highest concentration of bird species in the world.

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El Monte
– Offering charming riverside cabins in the cloud forest surrounding Mindo, is a birder’s paradise. El Monte’s natural peace and quiet attract a good deal of the 550 species of birds known to inhabit the Mindo area. So by day you can spot cock-of-the-rocks, choco toucans, toucan barbets, giant antpittas, scaled fruiteaters, and torrent ducks, among other species, and by night rest in comfort, style, and tranquility Moreover, El Monte has just opened up the Mindo Biological Station for researchers, students groups, and ecologically focused tourists looking to truly explore and discover the natural treasures of the cloud forest.