The orange-throated tanager is a threatened species of bird found very locally in humid forests around the Ecuador-Peru border. It is the only member of the genus Wetmorethraupis, named after the ornithologist Alexander Wetmore.
"The Octopus Tree" at Cape Mears, Oregon, USA Photo by Nicole Lockney The Forces that shaped this unique Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) like an octopus with its tentacles upwards have been debated for many years. Whether natural events o.
Tyrian Metaltail (Metallura tyrianthina) Hummingbirds inhabit subtropical or tropical humid montanes and heavily degraded former forests. Range is NW Venezuela, Andean chains of Columbia and E and S Ecuador to extreme N Peru.