The tour begins in Lago Agrio at 09h30. If you go by plane we will pick you up at the airport when the plane arrives. We travel by bus / pick- up truck approx. 2 hours looking for any species of birds that could appear on the way, and then we reach El Puente (the main entrance to the Cuyabeno Reserve). Here we eat our lunch. Later we journey down the Cuyabeno River to our Lodge (approx. 3 hours) along the way we can observe some species of monkeys and birds very close because this part of the river is narrow letting us see much easier the wildlife. Arrival to Nicky Amazon Lodge. Time for a short relaxes and later before dinner we go out looking for night birds. After dinner our guide gives us a briefing on the upcoming activities for the next few days in the area.
During the first day we have a good chance to observe: Great Kiskadee, Lesser Kiskadee, Yellow-rumped Cacique, Crested Oropendola, Russet-backed Oropendola, Striated heron, Greater Ani, Smooth-billed Ani, Squirrel Cuckoo, Crimson Crested Woodpecker, long billed woodcreeper, Chestnut woodpecker, Cream colored Woodpecker, Black headed parrot, Blue headed parrot, White throated Toucan, Channel-billed Toucan, Lettered Aracari, Chesnut-eared Aracari, Ivory-billed Aracari, Many-banded Aracari, Sunbittern, Sungrebe, Spix’s guan, Speckeled Chachalaca, laughing Falcon, Bat Falcon, Black Caracara, Ornate Hawk-Eagle, Slate colored Hawk, Cinnamon Attila, Swallow-tailed Kite, Greater Yellow-headed Vulture, Black headed Vulture.