Over 300 species of birds have been recorded at the 300 acres of YACUMA PRIMARY RAINFOREST.
Yacuma Ecolodge is a classic visiting location for someone travelling to Ecuador, seeking for the overwhelming bird diversity. Hoatzin, oropéndolas, Agami, tucan, and ZigZag herons are found near the Yacuma lagoon and creeks, including all 5 kingfishers. Psittacidae include Scarlet Macaw, Dusky-billed and Scarlet-shouldered Parrotlets and Orange-cheeked Parrot, Cobalt-winged and White-eyed Parakeets. Hummers include Blue-chinned and Rufous-throated Sapphires. White-throated, Golden-green, Ringed and Rufous-headed Woodpeckers are also seen. The large raptors like Harpy and Crested Eagles find
healthy animals for food around the area. The Yacuma Rainforest reserve, El Saladero and the Bird’s Island provide unequalled opportunities for birding in our Ecolodge Yacuma.
Look at the List of Birds that you may see following the taxonomic order in “BIRDS OF ECUADOR” by: Robert S. Ridgely and Paul J. Greenfield.