Southern Ecuador Aug./Sep. 1998
John van der Woude
of birding trip (see report at www.jvanderw.nl)
Club-winged Manakin, at a lek at the Buenaventura site near Piñas, El Oro. One in the foreground, two others answering in the background. Also chirps of probably Yellow-throated Bush-Tanager:
cwman.mp3 , 6 sep. 1998 at 10.30 a.m.
Andean Solitaire, two in song contest 5 m from each other: ansol.mp3
Bay Wren, plus Azara's Spinetail and Andean Solitaire at the end: baywr.mp3
Bearded Guan at Cajanuma, Podocarpus N.P.: brguan.mp3
Glossy Flowerpiercer, Gualaceao-Limon road (singing uninterruptedly for at least 1 minute):
Tawny Antpitta, Gualaceo-Limon road: tawant.mp3
Orange-billed Sparrow, Ayampe river valley (West coast): orbisp.mp3
Crimson Finch-Tanager, Ayampe river valley: crfita.mp3
Fasciated Antshrike, Guayzimi, Southern Oriente: fasant.mp3
Mouse-colored Antshrike, Guayzimi, Southern Oriente: mocant.mp3
Russet-backed Oropendola, Guayzimi, Southern Oriente: ruboro.mp3
Guayaquil Woodpecker, alarm call: campwope.mp3
Mystery bird sounds the same trip (at first unknown to me) (PCo = identified by Paul Coopmans):
At Bombuscaro, Podocarpus N.P., humid East slope forest at c. 1000 m:
Hummer? Special song of Green Hermit (many seen)?
At Cajanuma, Podocarpus N.P., low temperate forest at c. 2800 m:
ec98128m.mp3 Ash-colored Tapaculo?
ec98308x.mp3 (most probably duet song of Russet-crowned Warbler; a longer take is
ec98310m.mp3 . Found (PCo): Buff-breasted Mountain-Tanager.
ec98320m.mp3 (tapaculo, not seen). Found (PCo): Scytalopus parkeri.
(tapaculo ?, not seen)
At Buenaventura, near Piñas, El Oro, humid West slope forest at c. 900 m:
ec98419m.mp3 (most probably Uniform Antshrike, not seen). Found (PCo): Uniform Antshrike indeed.
At Ayampe river valley, West coast near Machalilla N.P., moist valley bottom forest at sea level:
ec98453m.mp3 . Found (PCo): Speckled-breasted Wren - Thryothorus (sclateri) maculipectus.
ec98464m.mp3 . Found (PCo): Tropical Parula.
ec98509m.mp3 (antshrike?, not seen, with Slaty Spinetail). Found (PCo): Great Antshrike.
ec98510m.mp3 . Found (PCo): same as 453 (Speckled-breasted Wren)