Paz de las Aves Bird Refuge, Mindo

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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. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Mindo trip simple and quick.
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  • This is a chance to see some very rare and elusive bird species. We saw such birds as the cock of the rock, antpittas, and many varieties of tanagers. Be prepared though, for some fairly rugged hiking...  more »
  • Here you will find beautiful little birds, you can take beautiful photo "s. But most of all enjoy the tranquility. A little patience exercise for the lovely photos.
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  • What Angel Paz has done is amazing. He has cobbled together pieces of land as they became available and turned himself from a hunter and farmer of cloud forest land into a conservationist, preserving ...  more »

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