The area where the forest is located is a natural sanctuary
for biodiversity is the NATIONAL SANGAY PARK.
Common Name: Olinguito
Scientific Name: Bassaricyon neblina
Common Name: Spectacle Bear
Scientific Name: Tremarctos Ornatus
Common Name: Tigrillo
Scientific name: Leopardus pardalis
Photo: Pete Oxford and Reneé Bish, magazine n ° Terra Incognita
In the park converge three areas of Endemism of birds, 30 species are
restricted distribution and 12 of them have been registered in the area.
Common Name: Coppery Jacamara
Scientific Name: Galbula pastazae
Source: Bird and Conservation / NBII Image Gallery
Common Name: Cachetidorado parakeet
Scientific Name: Leptosittaca branickii
The richness and importance of the flora of the Park exceeds 3000 plant species including
586 endemic species and about 45% of these are orchids, which are distributed in a wide altitudinal
range ranging from 1000 to 4000 m s. n. m., covering about half
of the existing plant formations in the country.
Common Name: Pumamaqui
Scientific Name: Oreopanax sp.
Common Name: Arrayan
Scientific Name: Myrcianthes sp.
Common Name: Achupalla
Scientific Name: Put a sp.