Road for birds of the dry scrub brush.
SW Ecuador NW Peru Endemic. (On wire at start of trail.)
Endemic to SW Ecuador and NW Paru.
Occurs in the arid highlands from Ecuador to N Chile and Argentina.
Mainly SW Ecuador and NW Peru.
Cactus and a Ceiba tree coming into leaf.
Bouganvillaea next to the road. Looking south towards Macara.
Ecuador/Peru border just south of Macara.
An Antshirke at the border crossing.
Road east leaving Macara and the border.
A few miles east of Macara.
Lunch table with porch view of hummingbird feeders.
Lodge with a view into the dry forest.
Lighting a candle for Gretchen's birthday January 14.
A Pale-browed Tinamou was seen in the scrub below the porch.
Bird feeders and a blind.
Related to the Blue-crowned Motmot.
SW Columbia to W Ecuador. Male pictured.
Female Blue Ground-Dove.
A SW Ecuador and NW Peru endemic.
Western Ecuador and extreme NW Peru.
SW Ecuador and NW Peru. At the feeders with Yellow-tailed Orioles (common from Mexico to its southern limit in Ecuador.
Texas to Argentina.
SW Ecuador and NW Peru.
W Ecuador and NW Peru.
A trail where a Solitary Eagle was earlier seen soaring overhead.
Under the ceiba tree.
Just outside the Jorupe Reserve, which now protects this Tumbesian dry forest from further clearing.
Interesting rustic gates were typical in the dry highlands.