Archives: Mariloginsa Verde

Violaceous Jay

Site: Boca de Tiputini East coordinate: 439419 North Coordinate: 9909370 Description of the site: Natural forest next to abandoned farms and stubble (bank of the Tiputini river) Scientific name: Cyanocorax violaceus Common name: Purple Magpie Natural History: Abundant, low sensitivity, omnivorous, gregarious. General distribution: from Bolivia to Venezuela Distribution in Ecuador: Lower Amazonia Conservation Status: […]

Hoatzin, en

Site: Boca de Tiputini East coordinate: 439419 North Coordinate: 9909370 Description of the site: Natural forest next to abandoned farms and stubble (bank of the Tiputini river) Scientific name: Opisthocomus hoatzin Common name: Hoatzin Natural History: Abundant, of medium sensitivity, herbivorous, gregarious. General distribution: Amazon and Orinoco Basin Distribution in Ecuador: Lower Amazonia Conservation Status: […]

Common short-tailed bat

Site: Boca de Tiputini East coordinate: 438648 North Coordinate: 9908898 Description of the site: Intervened natural forest Scientific name: Carollia perspicillata Common name: Common short-tailed bat Natural History: Common frugivore, seed-eater, insectivore, lives in colonies. General distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil and northern Argentina. It is also present from the Isthmus of […]

Common lancehead

Site: Tiputini East coordinate: 438618 North Coordinate: 9908974 Description of the site: Intervened mainland forest, crops and human settlements along the Ayayacu River. Scientific name: Bothrops atrox Common name: Common lancehead Natural History: It is a nocturnal species, although it has also been observed foraging during the day; generally uses the ambush mechanism to hunt, […]

Lunulated antbird, male

Site: Boca Tiputini East coordinate: 439419 North Coordinate: 9909370 Description of the site: Natural forest next to abandoned farms and stubble (bank of the Tiputini river Scientific name: Gymnopithys lunulatus Common name: Lunate anteater, male Natural History: Common, highly sensitive, insectivorous and solitary. General distribution: Amazon of Ecuador and Peru Distribution in Ecuador: Lower Amazonia […]

White-bearded hermit

Common name:  White-bearded hermit Scientific name: Phaethornis hispidus Natural History: Uncommon, highly sensitive, nectarivorous, solitary. Site: Boca Tiputini East coordinate: 438713 North Coordinate: 9908900 Description of the site: Natural forest next to abandoned farms and stubble (Tiputini riverbank) General distribution: From Bolivia to Venezuela Distribution in Ecuador: Lower Amazon Conservation Status: LC CITES:II

Amazonian dolphin

    Site: Roca fuerte East coordinate: 433846 North Coordinate: 9921573 Site Description: Napo River Scientific name: Inia geoffrensis Common name: Amazonian dolphin Natural History: Diurnal, solitary sometimes found in pairs, feeds on fish General distribution: Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Distribution in Ecuador: Large Amazonian rivers such as the Napo and lagoons such as the […]

Fork-tailed Woodnymph

Common name: Fork-tailed Woodnymph Scientific name: Thalurania furcata Natural History: Rare, of medium sensitivity, nectarivorous, solitary. Site: Eden East coordinate: 377427 North Coordinate: 9950364 Site description: Natural forest with low levels of intervention, next to pastures and crops General distribution: From Argentina to Ecuador Distribution in Ecuador: Lower Amazon Conservation Status: LC CITES: II

Coprophagous beetle

Site: Eden East coordinate: 377379 North Coordinate: 9950341 Site Description: Secondary Forest Scientific name: Deltochilum amazonicum Common name: Dung or Coprophagous beetle Natural History: Nocturnal habits, these beetles roll balls of food, which are used primarily for oviposition and the nutritional development of the larvae. General distribution: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Distribution in Ecuador: […]

Copronecrophagous beetle

Site: Eden East coordinate: 377379 North Coordinate: 9950341 Site Description: Secondary Forest Scientific name: Canthon aequinoctialis Common name: Dung or Copronecrophagous beetle Natural History: Take advantage of the excrement and/or carrion of mammals and other vertebrates for feeding and reproduction. General distribution: Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. Distribution in Ecuador: Orellana Province Conservation […]