Great Green Macaw, Ara ambigua

The Bosque Protector of Cerro Blanco (Chongon Hills) is a private reserve of 2.200 has with some of the vast remnants of dry tropical forests along the coast. Most is secondary with pockets of primary forest with giant Ceiba trees, an excellent sample of Tumbesian endemics, as well as several other rare and threatened species. A total of 183 species have been recorded. The reserve is conveniently located only 15 minutes west of Guayaquil and two days of full birding is recommended.
Target birds: Pale-browed Tinamou, Gray-backed Hawk, Great Green Macaw, Gray-cheeked Parakeet, West Peruvian Screech Owl, Anthony's Nightjar, Blackish-headed Spinetail, Henna-hooded Foliage-gleaner, Pacific Royal-Flycatcher, Speckle-breasted Wren, Superciliated Wren, Gray-breasted Flycatcher, White-tailed Jay and Black-capped Sparrow.