THE MAGIC CIRCUIT HUMMINGBIRD TOUR
7 NIGHTS/8 DAYS

2017 Prescheduled tours:
January 16 - 23;
February 10 - 17;
March 10 - 17;
April 10 - 17;
October 10 - 17;
November 10 - 17 &
December 10 - 17


2018 Prescheduled tours:
January 10 - 17;
February 10 - 17;
March 10 - 17;
April 10 - 17;
October 10 - 17;
November 10 - 17 &
December 10 - 17

Day One - Evening Airport transfer to San Jorge Eco-Lodge/Quito; overnight San Jorge/Quito, no meals included
Day Two - Morning hummingbirds at San Jorge Eco-Lodge & Botanical Reserve/Quito feeders & gardens; then continue on to Yanacocha Reserve, overnight San Jorge/Tandayapa, includes 3 meals
Days Three & Four - Hummingbirds at San Jorge de Tandayapa Hummingbird Sanctuary feeders, gardens, ponds & surroundings (CLOUD FOREST) NEW! The Canopy Islands - Bird & Wildlife Photography Center at San Jorge de Tandayapa Hummingbird Sanctuary - designed and newly built for optimal hummingbird & bird photography! Overnight San Jorge/Tandayapa, includes 3 meals per day
Day Five -
San Tadeo feeders & Amaguza Reserve, overnight San Jorge/Milpe, includes 3 meals (boxed lunch)
Day Six - Hummingbirds at San Jorge de Milpe Orchid & Bird Reserve feeders, gardens & surroundings, (UPPER TROPICAL RAINFOREST). Overnight San Jorge/Milpe, includes 3 meals
Day Seven - Hummingbirds at San Jorge de Milpe Orchid & Bird Reserve feeders, gardens & surroundings, (UPPER TROPICAL RAINFOREST), later afternoon transfer to San Jorge/Quito, overnight San Jorge/Quito, includes 3 meals
Day Eight - AM airport transfer

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Notes:

 

Magic Birding Circuit Hummingbird Tours are offered October thru April. San Jorge’s Lodges/Reserves offer a variety of great new feeders in open areas for photography. Flashes may be used at the Hummingbird feeders. Flashes are prohibited for other birds in ‘restricted areas’.  

Band-tailed Barbthroat (Threnetes ruckeri) M White-whiskered Hermit Phaethornis yaruqui) T M
Stripe-throated Hermit (Ehaethornis striigularis) M Tooth-bellied Hummingbird (Androdon aequatorialis M
White-tipped Sicklebill (Eutoxeres aquila) M Green-fronted Lancebill (Doryfera ludoviciae) M
White-necked -Jacobin (Florisuga mellivora) T Brown Violetear (Colibri delphinae) T
Green Violetear (Colibri thalassinus) T Sparkling Violetear (Colibri coruscans) Q T
Green Thorntail (Popelairia conversii) M Western Emerald (Chlorostibon melanorynchus) T
Green-crowned Woodnvmph (Thaltirania fannyi) T M Rufous-tailed Hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl) T M
Andean Emerald (Amazilia franciae) T M Speckled Hummingbird (Adelomyia melanogenys) T
Purple-Bibbed Whitetip (Urosticte benjamini) T M Empress Brilliant (Heliodoxa imperatrix) T M
Green-crowned Brilliant (Heliodoxa jacula) T M Fawn-breasted Brilliant (Heliodoxa rubinoides) T M
White-tailed Hillstar (Urochroa bougueri) T Giant Hummingbird (Patagona gigas) Q
Shining Sunbeam (Aglaeactis cupripennis) Q Y Mountain Velvetbreast (Lafresnaya larresnayi) Q Y
Great Sapphirewing (Pterophanes cyanopterus) Q Y Brown Inca (Coeligena wilsoni) T M
Collared Inca (Coeligena torquata) T Ecuadorian Hillstar ( Oreotrochilus chimborazo) Q
Buff-winged Starfrontlet (Coeligena lutetiae) Y Sword-billed Hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera) Q T
Buff-tailed Coronet (Boissonneaua flavescens) T C Velvet-purple Coronet (Boissonneauajardini) T M
Gorgeted Sunangel (Heliangelus strophianus) T Black-breasted Puffleg (Eriocnemis nigrivestis) Q Y
Sapphire-vented Puffleg (Eriocnemis luciani) Q Y Golden-breasted Puffleg (Eriocnemis mosquera) Y
Blue Mantled Thornbill(Chalcostigma stanleyi) P Hoary Puffleg (Haplophaedia lugens) T
Booted Racket-tail (Ocreatus underwoodii) T M C Black-tailed Trainbearer (Lesbia vicforiae) Q
Green-tailed Trainbearer (Lesbia nuna) Q Purple-backed Thornbill (Ramphomicron microrhynchum) Q
Tyrian Metaltail (Metallura tyriathina) Q Y Rainbow-bearded Thornbill (Chalcostigma herrani) Y P
Violet-tailed Sylph (Aglaiocercus coelestis) T Wedge-billed Hummingbird (Schistes geoffroyi) T M
Purple-crowned Fairy (Heliothryx barroti) M Blue Tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) O