Pacoche is a true paradise for bird watching lovers. By the year 2008, two hundred species of birds were accounted for, of which forty-four of these species are endemic. Among these, the following are found:

  • West Peruvian Screech Owl,
  • Rufous Headed Chachalacas,
  • Short-tailed Woodstar, Esmeraldas Woodstar,
  • Gray and White Tyrannulet,
  • Saffron Siskin,
  • Guayaquil Woodpecker,
  • Esmeraldas Woodstar hummingbird, etc.

Review the list of birds Wildlife Refuge of Marine and Coastal Pacocha.


Pacoche Lodge & Reserve is committed to conserve the forest and all the species within it. One of its objectives is to convert the place into an auto sustainable lodge in our effort to protect the rainforest, and serve as an example to the other reserves. Our commitment is to work with the community and sensitize in the importance of the forest conservation. Your donation will contribute for the fulfillment of these objectives. Thank you for been part of our dream.