Fauna and Flora
The paramo of the Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve is covered mostly of chuquirahuas, moss, romerillos, achupallas and mortiños. Traveling down East in the eastern slope of the mountain range it is found a great biodiversity of flowers. Far from there the vegetation gets denser with bigger trees giving a jungle atmosphere.
The fauna of the Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve is diverse it possess 900 species of birds, 110 species of amphibians, 140 species of reptiles and more than 200 mammals.
Among the birds there is the condor, hummingbirds, parrots, toucans, turkey hens, mountain roster, red, black and yellow head gallinazos, and much more.