Welcome to the tropical paradise of the Limoncocha Biological Preserve—and the warm hospitality of the Cabañas Antpitta!
Species studied and admired at the Reserve are motelo turtles and black caimans; a large variety of fish; cedars, balsa, giant ceibo, laurel, palm, and pambil trees; epiphytes, bromeliads, orchids, mosses and vines; night monkeys, howler monkeys, and jaguars. The region is habitat for at least 53 species of mammals, 92 species of reptiles and amphibians, and 93 species of fish. (Night monkey photo by Napo Wildlife Center, licensed at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Night_Monkey.jpg)
Striated heron, Agami heron, Boat-billed heron, Capped heron, Green ibis
King vulture, Greater yellow-headed vulture, Hook-billed kite, Swallow-tailed kite, Harpy eagle, Crested eagle, Black-collared hawk, Slate-colored hawk, Black hawk-eagle, Collared forest-falcon, Buckley’s forest-falcon, Bat falcon, Orange-breasted falcon, Laughing falcon
Spix’s guan, Common piping-guan, Marbled wood-quail, Speckled chachalaca
Gray-breasted crake, Black-banded crake, Azure gallinule, Purple gallinule, Wattled jacana, Limpkin, Southern lapwing, Pied plover, Collared plover, Sungrebe, Large-billed tern
Scarlet macaw, Chestnut-fronted macaw, Red-bellied macaw, Blue-winged parrotlet, Cobalt-winged parakeet, Black-headed parrot, Yellow-crowned amazon, Orange-winged amazon, Mealy amazon
Little cuckoo, Great potoo, Hoatzin, Short-tailed swift
Green-and-rufous kingfisher, White-chinned jacamar, Brown jacamar, Scarlet-crowned barbet
Crested owl, Black-banded owl, Tropical screech-owl
Long-billed starthroat, Rufous-breasted hermit
Amazonian white-tailed trogon, Amazonian violaceous trogon
Cinereous antshrike, Ornate antwren, Plain-throated antwren, Silvered antbird, Spot-backed antbird, Black-spotted bare-eye, White-lored antpitta, Chestnut-belted gnateater
Yellow-browed tody-flycatcher, Bright-rumped Attila, Lesser kiskadee, Black-tailed tityra
Gray-breasted martin, Wire-tailed manakin, Orange-crested manakin, Amazonian umbrellabird, Bare-necked fruitcrow, Plum-throated cotinga,
Yellow-bellied dacnis, Paradise tanager, Opal-crowned tanager, Masked crimson tanager, Oriole blackbird, Ecuadorian cacique, White-throated toucan, Many-banded araçari, Yellow-billed nunbird, Collared puffbird, Cream-colored woodpecker, Long-billed woodcreeper, Short-billed leaftosser
Pablo Walter knows where the elusive white-lored antpitta likes to eat!
Each of the charming cabins has two roomy, comfortable beds, mosquito netting, a nightstand with drawers, a table, a flush toilet, a sink, and a shower. An adjacent, elegant open-air wooden building serves as the dining hall. Prices include lodging, all meals, local transportation, and expertly guided nature expeditions according to the guests’ itinerary.