Cerro Golondrinas (2000-4000 m).- Is located near Páramo del Angel. You will not have any problem walking through this site, since it has guided treks you can follow.
Páramo del Angel (2500-4500 m).- Is located south of Tulcán. This site contains 160 bird species. Also, you will love to see its grassland, with tall treelike herbs known as "frailejones".
Junín Community Reserve (1500-2200 m), Intag Cloud Forest Reserve (1800-2800 m) and Siempre Verde.- Are located near the Cotacachi-Cayapas Ecological Reserve (access on the road to Otavalo). All of these famous cloud forests can offer you a variety of cloud forest birds.
Yanacocha (3300-4000 m).- Is located on the west side of the Pichincha volcano. It is a high elevation forest. You have access to this site from Quito.
Los Cedros Reserve (1000-2700 m).- Is located near the Cotacahi-Cayapas Ecological Reserve. In this site, you will find more bird species than in any other site. You will also enjoy the forest, since it has an interesting range of elevations.
The Nono-Mindo road (1500-3400 m).- Is a route where you can find different birds and forest types. It is very difficult to reach the top of this road. However, you can stay at some lodges located at the lower half.
Bellavista (1800-2300 m).- Is located on the Nono - Mindo road. At this lodge, you can find many colorful and hardcore birds.
Tandayapa Lodge (1700 m).- Located on the Nono - Mindo road. In this lodge, some experienced guides can demonstrate and inform you about any type of bird. 318 species of birds have been found here.
Mindo (1300-2400).- Located two hours from Quito. Here, you can have an excellent view of birds such as the quetzals and tanagers. More than 400 species can be found in this area. Mindo is well-known for its concern about the ecotourism.
El Pahuma Orchid Reserve (1600-2600 m).- Is located in the Calacalí - Esmeraldas road (approximately one hour from Quito). Here, you will be able to enjoy a visitor center with lodging and a botanical garden. Approximately 300 species are found in this reserve. Camping and hiking trails through pristine cloud forest are also available.
Maquipucuna (1200-2800 m).- Located off the Calacali - Esmeraldas road. This site has approximately 300 species. All the guests are able to stay at the cabins and enjoy the forest.
Guajalito (1900-2400 m).- Is located halfway down the Chiriboga road. If you are interested in bird watching, many species can be found inside the forest.
The Chiriboga road (900-3200 m).- Goes from south of Quito to Santo Domingo de los Colorados. In the middle and lower sections you can find many variety of birds.
La Hesperia (1000-2000 m).- Is located off the Aloag - Santo Domingo road. It has an easy access, due to its mid-elevation forests.
Otonga (800-2300 m).- Located south of the Aloag - Santo Domingo road. This private reserve, is famous for its Dark-backed Wood-Quails. All of the birds that are found here are very friendly.
Guachanamá Ridge (2000-2800 m).- Is located between Celica and Alamor (southwest of Ecuador). In this area, you will find many rare southwestern endemic species.
Sozoranga-Nueva Fátima road (1300-2600 m).- Is located in Loja, near the Peruvian border. This area has many mid - elevation forests and contains 190 species. As in Guachanamá Ridge, you will be able to find several southwestern endemic species.
Chilla, Guanazán, Manú and Selva Alegre (2800-3000 m).- Located on the Saraguro road to the coast. These places have a reach variety of birds and forests.
Piñas Forest / Buenaventura (800-1000 m).- Located 24 km north from Loja to the coast. This area has over 310 bird species. Unfortunately, there are not many tracts in this area. For this reason, the main priority for Piñas is bird conservation.