About the photographer
Javier Aznar visited El Jardin de los Suenos, a private reserve in Ecuador, to photograph small hidden treasures in this rich coastal rainforest.
Javier Aznar is a biologist and Wildlife photographer from Spain. He is part of the Emerging League of the International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP).
He has travelled to Omán, Morocco or Ecuador, where he has been documenting the wildlife of the most remote places in these countries, and the threats that are causing them to disappear.
You can view more photos on his website.
This gallery features some of the images which originally appeared in BBC Wildlife's June 2017 issue.
To view the images as a slideshow, click on the arrows in the top right hand corner of the photos below.