Andean Cock-of-the-Rock, Rupicola peruviana

The Bosque Protector Mindo Nambillo (1.250 - 1.750 m) is situated in the subtropical cloudforest in the northwest Andes. From the village of Mindo, dirt roads and a network of trails lead into excellent forest which includes a Cock-of-the-Rock lek. Mindo offers simple to moderate accommodations. A total of 370 species have been recorded. Allow for at least two - three days of birding. Driving/birding time Quito - Mindo app. 3 - 4 hours.
Target birds: Semicollared Hawk, Bicollared Hawk, Empress Brilliant, Hoary Puffleg, Barred Puffbird, Powerful Woodpecker, Rufous-rumped Antwren, Esmeraldas Antbird, Ochre-breasted Antpitta, Scaled Fruiteater, Club-winged Manakin, Black Solitaire and Metallic-green Tanager.