Tag Archives: Paz de las Aves

Yellow-breasted Antpitta (Grallaria flavotincta)

According to Angel Paz we arrived a bit late (09:00 being the latest this Antpitta would respond to “hails”, which was our time of arrival at this location). It was not certain we would see it at all. He called for 15-20 minutes and I was certain it was too late. Then it just appeared […]

Dark-backed Wood Quail (Odontophorus melanonotus)

Yet another species of bird that Angel Paz has connected with so that visitors can see what is usually very hard to even get a glimpse of. This is a family of 8 – including 2 chicks, so at least in this reserve they thrive. In the rather small range in Ecuador and Colombia, they […]

Giant Antpitta (Grallaria gigantea)

Not far from Tandayapa – about 45 minutes by car – the Paz family changed their ways from tradition to bird and eco-tourism. Something that would not have been possible if it wasn’t for Angel. His countless months of patience with the wild birds, and in particular the elusive Antpittas, have paid off in an […]