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Mindo - Bellavista, Ecuador (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Mindo - Bellavista, Ecuador

Map of Mindo - Bellavista, Ecuador

Crowned Woodnymph (Thalurania colombica) Male Toucan Barbet (Semnornis ramphastinus) Plate-billed Mountain-Toucan (Andigena laminirostris) Squirrel Cuckoo (Piaya cayana) Blue-winged Mountain-Tanager (Anisognathus somptuosus) Russet-crowned Warbler (Basileuterus coronata)
Neotropical Red Squirrel (Sciurus granatensis) Buff-tailed Coronet (Boissonneaua flavescens) Violet-tailed Sylph (Aglaiocercus coelestis coelestis) Male Andean Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium jardinii) Andean Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium jardinii) Blackburnian Warbler (Dendroica fusca)
Three-striped Warbler (Basileuterus tristriatus) Common Potoo (Nyctibius jamaicensis) Golden-bellied Flycatcher (Myiodynastes hemichrysus) Turquoise Jay (Cyanolyca turcosa) Turquoise Jay (Cyanolyca turcosa) Grass-green Tanager (Chlorornis riefferii)
Lesser Violetear (Colibri cyanotus) Buff-tailed Coronet (Boissonneaua flavescens) Montane Woodcreeper (Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger) Speckled Hummingbird (Adelomyia melanogenys) Toucan Barbet (Semnornis ramphastinus) Booted Racket-tail (Ocreatus underwoodii)

Bellavista is A geodesic dome in the hills above Mindo. It is possible to stay at the dome, and there are some hiking trails in the area. They have hummingbird feeders with seven regular species.




12/17/2006: A two day stay in the dome.

Previous Visit (Lagunas Mojandas: 12/14/2006)
Next Visit (Puerto Quito: 12/19/2006)

Species Recorded (52)

Birds ( 51 )

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Broad-winged Hawk - Buteo platypterus

Chachalacas, Guans, and Curassows ( Cracidae )
Sickle-winged Guan - Chamaepetes goudotii

New World Quail ( Odontophoridae )
Dark-backed Wood-Quail - Odontophorus melanonotus

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Band-tailed Pigeon - Patagioenas fasciata
White-throated Quail-Dove - Zentrygon frenata

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
Red-billed Parrot - Pionus sordidus

Cuckoos ( Cuculidae )
Squirrel Cuckoo - Piaya cayana

Typical Owls ( Strigidae )
Andean Pygmy-Owl - Glaucidium jardinii

Potoos ( Nyctibiidae )
Common Potoo - Nyctibius griseus

Swifts ( Apodidae )
White-collared Swift - Streptoprocne zonaris

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Speckled Hummingbird - Adelomyia melanogenys
Violet-tailed Sylph - Aglaiocercus coelestis
Buff-tailed Coronet - Boissonneaua flavescens
Collared Inca - Coeligena torquata
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans
Lesser Violetear - Colibri cyanotus
Gorgeted Sunangel - Heliangelus strophianus
Empress Brilliant - Heliodoxa imperatrix
Fawn-breasted Brilliant - Heliodoxa rubinoides
Purple-collared Woodstar - Myrtis fanny
White-booted Racket-tail - Ocreatus underwoodii
Crowned Woodnymph - Thalurania colombica

Toucan Barbet ( Semnornithidae )
Toucan Barbet - Semnornis ramphastinus

Toucans ( Ramphastidae )
Plate-billed Mountain-Toucan - Andigena laminirostris

Ovenbirds ( Furnariidae )
Montane Woodcreeper - Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger
Pearled Treerunner - Margarornis squamiger
Azara's Spinetail - Synallaxis azarae
Striped Treehunter - Thripadectes holostictus
Strong-billed Woodcreeper - Xiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
White-tailed Tyrannulet - Mecocerculus poecilocercus
Golden-bellied Flycatcher - Myiodynastes hemichrysus
Flavescent Flycatcher - Myiophobus flavicans
Black-capped Tyrannulet - Phyllomyias nigrocapillus

Cotingas ( Cotingidae )
Green-and-black Fruiteater - Pipreola riefferii

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Blue-and-white Swallow - Pygochelidon cyanoleuca

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Turquoise Jay - Cyanolyca turcosa

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Gray-breasted Wood-Wren - Henicorhina leucophrys

Vireos ( Vireonidae )
Red-eyed Vireo - Vireo olivaceus

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Three-striped Warbler - Basileuterus tristriatus
Russet-crowned Warbler - Myiothlypis coronata
Blackburnian Warbler - Setophaga fusca

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Blue-winged Mountain-Tanager - Anisognathus somptuosus
Grass-green Tanager - Chlorornis riefferii
Dusky Bush-Tanager - Chlorospingus semifuscus
Capped Conebill - Conirostrum albifrons
White-sided Flowerpiercer - Diglossa albilatera
Masked Flowerpiercer - Diglossa cyanea
Blue-capped Tanager - Sporathraupis cyanocephala
Beryl-spangled Tanager - Tangara nigroviridis

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Golden-bellied Grosbeak - Pheucticus chrysogaster

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Rufous-collared Sparrow - Zonotrichia capensis


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