Andean Motmots live under Cabin#2, Emerald Toucanets are building as I write: 5 meters above the Cabin #1 deck 5 meters behind me! Maybe they want to use the hummer feeders on the same tree as bait to catch chick-sized meals! Yes, the motmots already use the feeders that way and have taken 2 hummers [...]
We are VERY happy to say that the Chestnut Wood-Quail was seen right next to Cabin #2 at La Esperanza. This is exciting, because the only record to date is one distant sound ID that José Fernando Castaño made few months ago. I am aware that this species is a key focus at some other [...]
Endemics and special birds at La Esperanza include: 1. Yellow-eared Parrot 2. Colombian Chachalaca 3. Mustached Wren 4. Parker's Antbird 5. Yellow-headed Manakin 6. Greyish Piculet 7. Chestnut Wood-Quail 8. Multi-colored Tanager During a full year on-site, we have seen the Yellow-eared Parrot almost daily: maybe a week here or there without even [...]
We went ahead and re-connected the site, although we are still working on it. Seemed like a lot of people needed more information, what with the bird fairs going on right now. Check out the accommodations, site and access, etc.