Yanayacu Biological Station

& Center for Creative Studies

Cosanga, Napo Province, North-eastern Ecuador, South America
An ant attacks a caterpillar
A Lyre-tailed Nightjar broods a young nestling

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About the Owner
Creative Studies at Yanayacu
Yanayacu Natural History Research Group

How to Contribute

Student and Volunteer Opportunities

For general information about the facilities or availability of space, using english or spanish (preferred),

Contact Yanayacu at


 For specific information concerning biota of the area or questions concerning research proposals contact Harold Greeney at


Direct links to cool natural history projects:

Natural History of Ecuador's Mainland Avifauna
Caterpillars and Parasitoids of the Area de Conservacion Guanacaste
Caterpillars and Parasitoids of the Eastern Andes

Chalk drawing on black paper (Untitled)

Tucson, Arizona, 1999

Yanayacu Biological Station is a research and teaching facility. If you are interested in visiting the area in a touristic capacity, please visit the San Isidro web site.