ecuador birding tour

Welcome to ecuador

Best birding country with easy access to bird locations.

The greatest diversity of bird species is concentrated in the Neotropical region (Central America, South America and the Caribbean), with around 4,000 species. Ecuador stands out among the neotropical countries with the highest number of species, only behind Colombia, Brazil and Peru. The size of Ecuador with respect to these countries means that its 1,722 bird species registered to date are a surprising number (barely 200 species less than the countries mentioned)..

Ecuador with its 42 endemic bird species. Our birding tours take you to encounter the el Oro parakeet, Ecuadorian hillstar, yellow collared chlorophonia, hoary puffleg, white breasted parakeet, Ecuadorian tapaculo, purple-bibbed whitetip among other birds of Ecuador.

Who We Are

ecuador birding tour

richard (bird guide)

His vast expertise. Recommended on TripAdvisor. Born in the cloud forest of  Ecuador.

ecuador tourist transport

ground transport

Comfortable fully equipped Toyota 4Runner vehicles, with A/C

ecuador birding tours

birding tours

Private service for solo, couples and families. Single and multiple birding tours.

bird guide ecuador

ecuador birding

Richard Hernandez, the local bird guide with over 20 years experience in the cloud forest of Ecuador. Join him and to his team work while supporting the bird reserves.

What we do


“We had a wonderful birding tour in Ecuador with Richard as our bird guide. He offers many different options. Richard listened to what we wanted from our bird package and then put together the perfect bird itinerary and we were not disappointed. Richard is very knowledgeable.”

Date of the experience  may/2023

“A wonderful day with Richard we’ll never forget. With Richard we had a wonderful birding  day in the amazing forests of the Choco.”

date of the experience july/2023

“Richard was a fantastic bird guide. From our original trips was planned for April 2020 through actually arriving in Ecuador in June of 2021, Richard was most accommodating during the COVID pandemic that upended travel. He helped us plan our birding tour. Memorable bird tour of Ecuador.”

date of the experience june/2021

ecuador birding tour


Exclusive private photography & video tours in Ecuador with your own professional  DSLR or MIRRORLESS camera. Multi flash bird photography. Fantastic bird feeders set-ups for short camera lens or pace bird walks for long distance camera lenses, a 1.4x teleconverter lens recommended.


ecuador birding tour

BIRDing ecuador tours

Birding Ecuador tours which include visits to the North-West like Mindo , East from Quito – Guacamayos , South of Ecuador – Machala , Loja and Zamora  and the upper Amazon,  Narupa .  Private birding tours and workshops in Ecuador.