Odontoglossum sp?

Odontoglossum sp?

Altitude 2700 metres. Please help me identify it - leave a comment! Cayambe Coca Ecological Reserve, Ecuador-0.378333,-78.074167


Oncidium sp?

Oncidium sp?

Altitude 2700 metres. Please help me identify it - leave a comment! Cayambe Coca Ecological Reserve, Ecuador-0.378333,-78.074167


Racinaea goudae

Racinaea goudae

This is one of the less conspicuous of the bromeliads. Altitude 2700 metres. Native range is Ecuador.


Cyrtochilum sp

Cyrtochilum sp

Altitude 2700 metres. Please help me identify it - leave a comment! Cayambe Coca Ecological Reserve, Ecuador-0.378333,-78.074167


Telipogon

Telipogon

Altitude 2700 metres. Please help me identify it - leave a comment!


Great Sapphirewing (Pterophanes cyanopterus)

Great Sapphirewing (Pterophanes cyanopterus)

A female. Altitude 2706 metres. It sounds like this: Cayambe Coca Ecological Reserve, Ecuador-0.378333,-78.074167


Sword-billed Hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera)

Sword-billed Hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera)

This hummingbird simply defies logic and forces of nature! Despite the enormous length of the beak, it flies just like any other humming bird - except perhaps…


Collared Inca (Coeligena torquata)

Collared Inca (Coeligena torquata)

The distinctive, large white chest makes it quite easy to recognize, even for novice birders. Altitude 2706 metres. It sounds like this: Cayambe…


White-bellied Woodstar (Chaetocercus mulsant)

White-bellied Woodstar (Chaetocercus mulsant)

The small woodstars can be difficult to classify, but the first is to eliminate by range, as well as to look in the local birdlist. In this case only the…


Pale-naped Brush Finch (Atlapetes pallidinucha)

Pale-naped Brush Finch (Atlapetes pallidinucha)

I didn't get a good look at its back during my short stay here (nor did it fly out in the open light), so you can only see a hint of white on it's hind crown.…