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Dear visitor, our website gives you info about our National Parks Tours, our Galapagos programs, the Cuyabeno Loop, as well as our Cuyabeno  and Cofan Lodges in the Amazon.   For those who want to combine the Exuberant Nature of Ecuador with the Famous culture of Peru, we even have a 7 days Highlights of Peru extension! Our website gives you the best information on the internet, because we are the only tour operator run by professional biologists. Take a look:



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Indians take you in their agile dug-out canoes along winding rivers.


Start your Cuyabeno journey on Ecuador's most scenic wide Amazon tributary, the Aguarico River. Spend 3 nights in the Cofan Lodge, exploring the lower Cuyabeno and Zábalo Rivers.



Price: $ 499

 4 days

Children learning about the rainforest.


The Cuyabeno Loop explores the breathtaking scenery of lower Cuyabeno and Zábalo Rivers and the Cuyabeno Lake. Watch the amazing birds and wildlife. Pass 2 nights with the amazing Cofan Indians in the Cofan Lodge and enjoy 2 nights of comfort in the famous Cuyabeno Lodge.

Price: $ 799

5 days


Birdwatching by visitors of the Amazon in Ecuador


The Lagarto Cocha Expedition on hidden creeks and lakes is the best Amazon journey in Ecuador! Discover Indian tribes in Ecuador, Monkeys, Sloths, Dolphins. No other Amazon rainforest in any of the Amazon-Andean countries can match the wildlife viewing of Cuyabeno and it is far better than Yasuní!


Price: $ 1099

7 days

excursion on Lake Cuyabeno


The Cuyabeno Lake Program explores all the wild places surrounding the Cuyabeno Lake. Bonsai-shaped Macrolobia trees with the whispering of the mysterious prehistoric Hoatzin birds and the noisy Blue and Yellow Macaws. Our Cuyabeno Lodge is on the best location, because we were the first and chose the best location on a seasonal island in the Cuyabeno Lake itself.

Price: from $ 410

4 - 5 days


Alpacas in Chimborazo Wildlife Reserve are the domesticated form of the vicuñas.


Our Northern Andes Tour lets you get a taste of some of the best Andean National Parks, visiting the highest groves in the world: the Polylepis trees, the highest mountain in the world calculated from the center of the Earth, the Chimborazo with Vecuñas and Lamas, the highest active volcano in the world, the Cotopaxi.



Price: from $1149

5 days

San Rafael Falls


Our National Parks Tours take you on a fantastic journey along the best possible sample of Andean and coastal parks. They have been designed to complement Galapagos and/or Amazon cruises. They can start from different places, particularly Quito, Guayaquil and Cuenca. While the full program lasts 9 days, it is possible to make a limited selection of parks, like the 6 days' "Andes and Coast" module.

Price: $ 1999

9 days


Bartelome Island at Galapagos National Park


We have a fabulous selection of Galapagos programs, including cruises, island hopping, scuba diving or relaxing on one of the many different hotels varying from modest inns to deluxe resorts.



Price: from $ 550

from 3 days

Inca wall in Cusco.


A fabulous program for visiting the most famous cultural highlights Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley. At the same time it serves as the Lima hub for the Peru National Parks Tour. This module is an extension to our National Parks Tour Ecuador and/or Galapagos National Park and/or Amazon Cruises.

Price: $ 1199

7 days

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Birds of the Maldives





Species full name



Gallus gallus

Red Junglefowl


Anas acuta

Northern Pintail


Anas clypeata

Northern Shoveler


Anas crecca

Common Teal


Anas querquedula



Aythya fuligula

Tufted Duck


Aythya nyroca

Ferruginous Pochard


Nettapus coromandelianus

Cotton Pygmy-Goose


Upupa epops

Eurasian Hoopoe


Coracias benghalensis

Indian Roller


Merops apiaster

European Bee-eater


Merops philippinus

Blue-tailed Bee-eater


Cacomantis passerinus

Grey-bellied Cuckoo


Cuculus canorus

Common Cuckoo


Cuculus micropterus

Indian Cuckoo


Eudynamys scolopacea

Asian Koel


Psittacula krameri

Rose-ringed Parakeet


Aerodramus brevirostris

Himalayan Swiftlet


Apus apus

Common Swift


Apus nipalensis

House Swift


Apus pallidus

Pallid Swift


Hirundapus caudacutus

White-throated Needletail


Asio flammeus

Short-eared Owl


Columba livia

Rock Dove


Streptopelia chinensis

Spotted Dove


Streptopelia orientalis

Oriental Turtle-Dove


Streptopelia turtur

European Turtle-Dove


Amaurornis phoenicurus

White-breasted Waterhen


Fulica atra

Common Coot


Gallicrex cinerea



Gallinula chloropus

Common Moorhen


Arenaria interpres

Ruddy Turnstone


Calidris alba



Calidris alpina



Calidris ferruginea

Curlew Sandpiper


Calidris minuta

Little Stint


Calidris subminuta

Long-toed Stint


Calidris temminckii

Temminck's Stint


Gallinago gallinago

Common Snipe


Gallinago megala

Swinhoe's Snipe


Gallinago stenura

Pintail Snipe


Limosa lapponica

Bar-tailed Godwit


Limosa limosa

Black-tailed Godwit


Numenius arquata

Eurasian Curlew


Numenius phaeopus



Philomachus pugnax



Tringa glareola

Wood Sandpiper


Tringa nebularia

Common Greenshank


Tringa ochropus

Green Sandpiper


Tringa stagnatilis

Marsh Sandpiper


Tringa totanus

Common Redshank


Xenus cinereus

Terek Sandpiper


Charadrius alexandrinus

Kentish Plover


Charadrius asiaticus

Caspian Plover


Charadrius dubius

Little Ringed Plover


Charadrius hiaticula

Common Ringed Plover


Charadrius leschenaultii

Greater Sand Plover


Charadrius mongolus

Mongolian Plover


Pluvialis fulva

Pacific Golden-Plover


Pluvialis squatarola

Grey Plover


Vanellus gregarius

Sociable Lapwing


Dromas ardeola

Crab Plover


Glareola maldivarum

Oriental Pratincole


Anous stolidus

Brown Noddy


Anous tenuirostris

Lesser Noddy


Catharacta antarctica

Southern Skua


Catharacta maccormicki

South Polar Skua


Chlidonias leucopterus

White-winged Tern


Gygis microrhyncha

Little White-Tern


Larus argentatus

Herring Gull


Larus brunnicephalus

Brown-headed Gull


Larus cachinnans

Yellow-legged Gull


Larus hemprichii

Sooty Gull


Larus ichthyaetus

Great Black-headed Gull


Larus leucophthalmus

White-eyed Gull


Larus ridibundus

Black-headed Gull


Sterna albifrons

Little Tern


Sterna anaethetus

Bridled Tern


Sterna bengalensis

Lesser Crested-Tern


Sterna bergii

Great Crested-Tern


Sterna caspia

Caspian Tern


Sterna dougallii

Roseate Tern


Sterna fuscata

Sooty Tern


Sterna hirundo

Common Tern


Sterna nilotica

Gull-billed Tern


Sterna repressa

White-cheeked Tern


Sterna saundersi

Saunders's Tern


Sterna sumatrana

Black-naped Tern


Circus aeruginosus

Western Marsh-Harrier


Circus macrourus

Pallid Harrier


Circus pygargus

Montagu's Harrier


Pandion haliaetus



Pernis ptilorhyncus

Oriental Honey-buzzard


Falco amurensis

Amur Falcon


Falco naumanni

Lesser Kestrel


Falco peregrinus

Peregrine Falcon


Falco subbuteo

Eurasian Hobby


Falco tinnunculus

Common Kestrel


Phaethon lepturus

White-tailed Tropicbird


Sula dactylatra

Masked Booby


Sula leucogaster @

Brown Booby


Sula sula @527

Red-footed Booby


Ardea alba

Great Egret


Ardea cinerea

Grey Heron


Ardea intermedia

Intermediate Egret


Ardea purpurea

Purple Heron


Ardeola grayii

Indian Pond-Heron


Botaurus stellaris

Great Bittern


Bubulcus ibis

Cattle Egret


Butorides striatus

Striated Heron


Egretta garzetta @535

Little Egret


Egretta gularis

Western Reef-Egret


Ixobrychus cinnamomeus

Cinnamon Bittern


Ixobrychus flavicollis

Black Bittern


Ixobrychus sinensis

Yellow Bittern


Nycticorax nycticorax

Black-crowned Night-Heron


Phoenicopterus ruber

Greater Flamingo


Platalea leucorodia

Eurasian Spoonbill


Plegadis falcinellus

Glossy Ibis


Pelecanus onocrotalus

Great White Pelican


Pelecanus philippensis

Spot-billed Pelican


Fregata ariel

Lesser Frigatebird


Fregata minor

Great Frigatebird


Bulweria bulwerii

Bulwer's Petrel


Fregetta grallaria

White-bellied Storm-Petrel


Oceanites oceanicus

Wilson's Storm-Petrel


Pelagodroma marina

White-faced Storm-Petrel


Puffinus carneipes @586

Flesh-footed Shearwater


Puffinus lherminieri

Audubon's Shearwater


Puffinus pacificus

Wedge-tailed Shearwater


Lanius collurio

Red-backed Shrike


Lanius isabellinus

Rufous-tailed Shrike


Corvus dauuricus

Daurian Jackdaw


Oriolus isabellae

Isabela Oriole


Terpsiphone bourbonnensis

Mascarene Paradise-Flycatcher


Ficedula solitaris

Rufous-browed Flycatcher


Oenanthe hispanica

Black-eared Wheatear


Oenanthe pileata

Capped Wheatear


Trichixos pyrropyga

Rufous-tailed Shama


Turdus feae

Grey-sided Thrush


Leucopsar rothschildi

Bali Myna


Sturnus roseus

Rosy Starling


Sitta cashmirensis

Kashmir Nuthatch


Sitta castanea

Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch


Cheramoeca leucosternus

White-backed Swallow


Hirundo concolor

Dusky Crag-Martin


Hirundo fuliginosa

Forest Swallow


Riparia riparia

Sand Martin


Anthus pratensis

Meadow Pipit


Anthus sokokensis

Sokoke Pipit


Motacilla citreola

Citrine Wagtail


Motacilla flava

Yellow Wagtail


Passer ammodendri

Saxaul Sparrow


Thank you for visiting BIRDLIST WORLDWIDE on Maldives. In this linked net of country pages you can find lists of birds, nature, mammals and national parks. Birds of Maldives provides a Check list of the birds of Maldives. It is a complete birdlist or bird list listing all the birds of Maldives in ornithological taxonomic order. In Nature of Maldives you can find nature related websites, like on birding, birdwatching, general ornithology, nature, nature conservation, national parks, protected areas, nature reserves, etc. In Mammals of Maldives you can find the list of the mammals of Maldives in taxonomic order. National parks, Nature reserves and Protected areas of Maldives provides you with list of all the national parks and other protected areas of Maldives.  Click on the following links for our web pages on Maldives. /maldives.htm




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Parks Man Dr. Daan Vreugdenhil is author of this website. He dedicated his life to the conservation of nature., He was part of the team that selected the first 39 protected areas of Ecuador, including. Yasuní and Cuyabeno, the latter of which he he later recommended to be expanded from originally 150,000ha to 600,000ha, together with then Cuyabeno director Prof. Dr. Flavio Coello and Parks and Tribes partner. Daan is also the founding father of the Cuyabeno Lodge and co-manager of the Cofan Lodge.

This website and its programs have been created by the renowned conservation biologist "Parks Man" Dr. Daan Vreugdenhil

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