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Paz de las Aves Bird Refuge, Mindo

(4.5/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
A birdwatchers paradise, Paz de las Aves Bird Refuge attracts visitors with its variety of birds including toucans, ant pittas, cocks of the rock, humming birds, and tanagers. The family owned bird sanctuary, established in 2005, offers tours ranging from a couple of hours to overnight, allowing you to view over 80% of the bird species inhabiting the refuge. If you'd like to stay longer, reserve a room in the wooden cabin. To visit Paz de las Aves Bird Refuge and other attractions in Mindo, use our Mindo vacation planner.
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  • I went with my guide, Sandra PatiƱo, from Bird Paradise. She flat-out knew heard birds. She could recognize their songs, follow where they were heading through the forest and brush and used recordings...  more »
  • Angel and Rodrigo, the brothers that maintain this refuge are to be commended for their excellent work. We were able to see a Cock-of-the-Rock lek, several antpittas and many other higher elevation cl...  more »
  • The claims of seeing secretive birds and Andean Cock-of-the-Rock are all true! The Ecuadorian family that runs the refugio are wonderful hosts and really deliver on their promises. We saw three of the...  more »