Buff-tailed Coronet hummingbird feeding (Boissonneaua flavescens)
Ecuador has an incredible variety of birds with more than 1600 species (nearly 20% of the whole world list). The cloud forest includes some of the most spectacular, including many species of hummingbird, insectivores like trogons and jays as well as the strange-looking Cock-of-the-Rock.
Crowned Woodnymph (Thalurania colombica) and White-bellied Woodstar (Chaetocercus mulsant)
Turquoise Jay (Cyanolyca turcosa) eating a moth
Blue-winged Mountain Tanager (Anisognathus somptuosus) and Masked Trogon (Trogon personatus)
Andean Cock-of-the-Rock (Rupicola peruvianus)