MAGIC BIRDING CIRCUIT PHOTO TOUR – 9N/10D

UPPER ANDEAN FOREST, DRY DESERT, HIGHLAND CLOUD FOREST, WESTERN CLOUD FOREST, WESTERN UPPER TROPICAL RAINFOREST, COCO CORRIDOR

Includes: Airport transfers, inter-lodge transportation, lodging, 3 meals per day, specialized English speaking bird guide with photography experience & entrance fees to all reserves

2018 Pre-scheduled tour dates
September 19 – 28;
October 19 – 28;
November 10 – 19;
December 3 – 12;

2019 Pre-scheduled tour dates
January 10 – 19;
February 10 – 19;
March 10 – 19;
April 10 - 19;
May 10 - 19;
October 10 – 19;
November 10 – 19;
December 3 - 12;



DAY 1
Evening Airport Transfer to San Jorge Eco-Lodge Quito – Upper Andean Forest Reserve
Overnight: San Jorge Eco-Lodge Quito, no meals included

DAY 2
Bird photography at San Jorge Eco-Lodge & Botanical Reserve/Quito & Jerusalem Dry Reserve - Upper Andean Forest & Dry Desert
Photography at hummingbird feeders, tanager feeders and trail walking
Overnight San Jorge Eco-Lodge Quito. Includes: 3 meals
Target Birds: Black-tailed Trainbearer, Sword-billed Hummingbird, White-bellied Woodstar, Blue-and-yellow Tanager, Stripe-headed Brush-Finch (Giant Hummingbird-Jerusalem)

DAY 3
Bird photo tour at Yanacocha Reserve - Highland Cloud Forest
Photography at hummingbird feeders, tanager feeders, trails
Overnight San Jorge Eco-Lodge Quito.  Includes: 3 meals (boxed lunch)
Target Birds: Collared Inca, Mountain Velvetbreast, Turquoise Jay, Barred Fruiteater, Burrowing Owl, Rufous-breasted Chat-Tyrant, White-capped Dipper

DAY 4 & 5
San Jorge de Tandayapa Hummingbird Sanctuary - Western Andean Cloud Forest
Photography at Hummingbird and tanager feeders, pristine trails, bird huts, gardens, ponds, steams, wild orchids, rare insects, NEW Canopy Islands Bird & Wildlife Photo Center
Olinguito, Kinkajous, endemic squirrels at feeders.
Target Birds: Violet-tailed Sylph, Booted Raquet-tail, Velvet-purple Coronet,
Golden-naped Tanager, Black-capped Tanager, Red-headed Barbet
Overnight San Jorge Tandayapa Eco-Lodge. Includes: 3 meals per day

DAY 6
Amaguza Reserve:  Photograph endemic birds at feeders not found in Tandayapa or Milpe – feeders, trails. Choco’. 
Overnight San Jorge Tandayapa Eco-Lodge.  Includes: 3 meals

DAY 7
Photography at San Tadeo feeders & San Jorge de Milpe Orchid & Bird Reserve - feeders - Western Andean Cloud Forest & Upper Tropical Rainforest
Overnight San Jorge/Milpe Cliff Eco-Lodge, includes 3 meals

DAY 8
San Jorge de Milpe Orchid & Bird Reserve - Western Upper Tropical Rainforest
Photography at 60 foot tall spacious observation tower overlooking the canopy.
Hummingbird feeders, tanager feeders, toucan feeders, trail walking, wild orchids, butterflies, rare insects.
Tyras, wolly opossums and agutis at feeders
Overnight San Jorge Lodge Milpe Forest Eco-Lodge, includes 3 meals

DAY 9
Birds & photography
AM Photography at Mindo Andes Cock of the Rock Lek – close up shots – Western Andean Cloud Forest
Return transfer to San Jorge/Quito; afternoon at leisure on own; overnight San Jorge/Quito Lodge, includes 3 meals

DAY 10
AM airport transfer


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