Birding Northwest Ecuador is more than just a travel guide; it is an insight into the most biodiverse region of the world. Written for the independent birder, it describes the best locations to observe birds within its area of focus. It relates not only the birding regions but provides detailed maps on how to best reach these location at an economical price. There are trail maps for most of the reserves as well as food and lodging suggestions for every budget. Best of all, there are detailed bird lists for each of the location making it easy to record each sighting along your route.