Ecuador is an ecological prodigy located in a latitude and tropical region that contains the largest number of bird species in the world. Due to its distinct climates and altitude levels, Ecuador has an amazing variety of bird-life. This South American country occupies the fifth place in the world with over 1,663 species of birds. The great diversity Ecuador has to offer is overwhelming. For example, the four San Jorge Ecological and Botanical Reserves in Western and Eastern Andes, protect more than 10% of the bird species in the planet, including over sixty species of hummingbirds. No wonder why San Jorge offers the best option for birdwatchers, photographers and naturalist in Ecuador.