Ecuador Birdwatching Trip Tandayapa Bird Lodge Paradise Found

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The view from the balcony at Tandayapa Lodge birding paradise.

After a wonderful morning at Yanacocha Nature Reserve, watching Andean Condor, Andean Guans and mind-blowing hummingbirds, we birded our way down to the wonderful Tandayapa Bird Lodge. This must visit lodge has birds galore, masses of hummingbirds, tanagers, toucanets and more! Not only the amazing selection of birds that make this place special, the food! The meals we enjoyed during our five night stay were simply superb, regular readers of this blog will know we like food and the dishes here were heaven! Lovely rooms, super friendly staff and a Scaled Antpitta outside the bedroom window make this the perfect base to explore the varied habitats of this bird filled region of Ecuador. Here are just a very few of the bird delights we enjoyed around the lodge....

Black-capped Tanager taken from the lodge window.

Booted Racket-tail hummingbird on the balcony of the lodge.

Crimson-rumped Toucanet taken from the breakfast table!

Fawn-breasted Brilliant hummingbird regular at the lodge feeders.

Golden Tanager easily seen around the lodge everyday, even better than the photo.

There are literally dozens of hummingbirds around the balcony, superb!

Female Green and Black Fruiteater seen near the lodge.

Female Masked Trogon in the upper Tandayapa Valley - just so many birds!

The most sought after bird we encountered while at Tandayapa - Tanager Finch.

We saw, and took time to enjoy, a staggering 352 species of birds during our ten day Birdwatching Trip in Ecuador. The photo opportunities were amazing and again we took time to really ensure the best photos possible were taken. This was very much birding with a camera at its best! Lots of wonderful birding and when a special photo opp came our way we paused to really soak it up!

Come and join our next Birdwatching Trip to Ecuador and experience this mind-blowing birding for yourself. Next tour 16th February 2019 ten days full of birds! For more details please email us here...

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