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Pacha Quindi Nature Refuge

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Lovingly restored habitat

Visited twice during a Wings birding tour. Lots of humming bird feeders and banana feeding station... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Claude S
Hummingbird Haven

We spent two hours on June 1, 2018 in Tony Nunnery’s backyard. We had met Tony as a tour leader on... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
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World Famous Hummingbird Garden. Nature Refuge and Habitat Restoration Project.
Tandayapa Rural Road | Near Bellavista Lodge, Tandayapa, Ecuador
+593 95 952 8368
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

Visited twice during a Wings birding tour. Lots of humming bird feeders and banana feeding station. Tayras visited while we were there. Tony and Barbara were wonderful hosts sharing their yard with us. We also walked some of their trails. If one were interested in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Claude S
Reviewed 15 June 2018

We spent two hours on June 1, 2018 in Tony Nunnery’s backyard. We had met Tony as a tour leader on previous birdwatching trips. Tony and his wife Barbara have reclaimed former farmland for Mother Nature. Pacha Quindi is a treasure for both veteran and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Tony and Barbara Nunnery have set up a wonderful refuge for birds and mammals on their property. I was there for over two hours and Tony was constantly attending to the hummingbird feeders (they have a record 42 species in one setting) and feeding a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Fringered1
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We could only spend a short time at Pacha Quindi, but loved seeing so many different hummingbirds, and their incessant buzz as they flew past us, really wonderful! We were also very lucky to see three toucanets who appeared as soon as the bananas came...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank janevo
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Spent a month there in March. The best site for seeing lots of different hummingbirds as well as countless other species, from raptors to toucanets. Normally, observing wild mammals in jungles is extremely difficult but, at Pacha Quindi, we saw tayras every day and even...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Tom G
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Just finished filming there for Nat. Geo and have previously filmed there for the BBC. Best site for hummingbirds that we know. The other birds and mammals very interesting too and include the new Olingito, Kinkajou and Tayra which we saw several times. Tony and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Unbelievable place for hummingbirds, in fact great birding in general!!! Incredible views of an amazing area. A great story of habitat restoration which your hosts Tony and Barbara can tell you. Birders should not miss this place.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank sean o
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Pachaquindi not only has all the hummingbirds (up close and personal) you could hope for, but miles of trails to hike, waterfalls to see and lots of other wildlife. A great place for birders, herpetology, botany, you name it. Tony and Barbaras detailed knowledge of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Phillip C
Reviewed 26 January 2018

This success story of revegetation and restoration should be a "must do" morning for birders. It is 1.7 km downhill from Bellavista, just off the road on an unmarked track. Because of the slight altitude change and more varied topography, it gets hummingbird spp not...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Charles H
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We visited for a few hours when birding for cloud forest species and were amazed by the number and diversity of colibris and other birds that were present in the garden and along the well kept forest tracks. A must see private reserve for any...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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allison g
1 December 2016|
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Response from Tony N | Property representative |
No need for a tour, however they are available. You can simply come and enjoy the Hummingbird Garden and trails. Someone is always available to answer any questions you may have.