|Ash-breasted Tit-tyrant Anairetes alpinus ©Fabrice Schmitt http://www.birding-in-peru.com|
Central PeruThis circuit holds a bagful of endemics - though less well known that the North Peru circuit it's a fantastic trip. First is a stop on the West slope of the Andes which has a suite of endemic birds including Rufous-breasted warbling Finch and Great Inca-Finch, then at area of high Puna grass- and bog-land, about four hours drive east of Lima along the central highway. This is high-altitude birding at its extreme: a giddy 4,500 m.a.s.l. Take it easy here, and drink lots of fluids. Besides regular high Andean species such as ground-tyrants, seed-snipes and sierra-finches, the main reason for birding here istwofold: the Diademed Sandpiper, a rare, almost mythical wader of the mineral-rich marshes, and White-bellied Cinclodes, perhaps the prettiest and one of the rarest of the Ovenbirds. With luck, both can be seen here. Other highlights include and the smart black-breasted Hillstar, a hummingbird endemic to Peru, Dark-winged Miner and Puna Tinamou.
A quick side trip down the Satipo road for a few days will find you some interesting species with 3 being described to science right now and the endemic Junín Tapaculo just described
Continuing along the Central Highway, the well-paved road continues another 120 kms. to Lake Junin, where, with prior arrangement, it is possible to hire a boat to see the endemic Junín Flightless Grebe. This lake is also a fantastic place to see all the highland waterbirds and raptors, and the surrounding fields abound with sierra-finches and ground-tyrants.
A further 180 kms. along the highway brings you to Huánuco. This is the base for exploring the Carpish Tunnel area. About one hour's drive northeast of Huánuco, the road passes through the Carpish range, and birding either side of the tunnel can be very productive. Powerful Woodpecker, Sickle-winged Guan and large mixed feeding flocks appear out of the mist in the epiphyte-laden cloud-forest. The more adventurous may visit an area of tree-line forest which hold sought after endemics such as Golden-backed Mountain Tanager, Bay-vented Cotinga, Pardusco, Neblina Tapaculo and more
Crossing the Andes from East to West, a spectacular drive, you can finish at the Huascaran National Park, situated in the central Andes, Huaráz is the starting point for excursions. From this base, it is possible to explore the more remote areas of the mountains, such as the lakes of Llanganuco, where, in the surrounding high Andean woodlands, many little-known and interesting birds can be seen. Here, a search may produce that rare mistletoe specialist, the White-cheeked Cotinga, or the endemic Plain-tailed Warbling Finch, whilst a check on the skyline will surely produce an Andean Condor soaring against the breathtaking backdrop of 6,000 ms. snow peaks. Three or four days in this area will produce a wide variety of both grassland and woodland species.
Chiclayo-Cajamarca circuitStarting at the coastal city of Chiclayo, a long but rewarding trip can be made into the deep Marañon valley and its environs and the Tumbezian endemic zone with its suite of endemic birds. On this route, some of the most sought-after and spectacular of Peru's birds can be found - legendary species such as the Marvellous Spatuletail, Marañon Crescent-chest, Long-whiskered Owlet,White-winged Guan, Pale-billed Antpitta, Chestnut-baked Thornbird, Buff-bridled Inca Finch, Scarlet-banded Barbet to name but a few. Staying at eco-lodges or nearby hotels in cities, many endemic species and impressive numbers of species are available. This route from being relatively unknown 10 years ago has become a very popular destination.
IquitosFrom this city it is possible to visit a number of rainforest lodges. Some of these are very touristy, but nonetheless good for birds. For the birder, some lodges stand out above the rest: ExplorNapo with its excellent canopy walkway, which is superb for observing tree-top birds, Tahuayo and Muyuna Lodges with river island specialists and varzea forest birds. These lodges are quite expensive but very comfortable. . but all lodges in the area are excellent for Amazon birds, especially for the many species that are not seen south of the Amazon river and for river island specialties. The Allpahauayo-Mishana Reserve just outside Iquitos City holds some very rare recently discovered species and is a must.
Machu Picchu & Abra MálagaMost visitors to Peru visit the southeast of the country, attracted principally by the archaeological sites of the Inca civilization, and the city of Cusco is the starting point for trips in this area for birder and non-birder alike. Nearby Machu Picchu is the major tourist destination - and a nightmare for lovers of peace and solitude. However, the bamboo stands surrounding the ruins provide excellent opportunities for seeing the Inca Wren! Also, a walk along the tracks near the railroad station can produce species which are difficult to see elsewhere such as Sclater's Tyrannulet and Oleaginous Hemispimgus; this is the place in Peru to see White-capped Dipper and Torrent Duck.
From the town of Ollantaytambo, on the way to Machu Picchu, it is only two hours drive to one of the most accessible native Polylepis woodlands in the Andes, whilst the humid temperate forest of Abra Málaga is only 45 minutes further on. In the polylepis, some very rare birds can be located without too much difficulty, including Royal Cinclodes and White-browed Tit-spinetail (the latter being one of the ten most endangered birds on earth). The humid temperate forest is laden with moss and bromeliads, and mixed species flocks of including multi-colored tanagers are common.
Manu Biosphere ReserveThis is probably the most pristine conservation unit in the world! The reserve itself is over half the size of Switzerland, and much of it is completely unexplored. Un-contacted Amazonian peoples still inhabit the upper reaches of Manu's forest. The variety of birds is astounding; the reserve holds over 1,000 species - significantly more than the whole of Costa Rica and over one tenth of all the birds on earth. Large mammals such as Jaguar, Giant Otter and Andean Bear also occur at maximum population levels.
Access to Manu is strictly limited, and only authorized operators can take visitors into the park itself. However, there are adjacent areas where one can see all the Manu bird specialties and an astounding variety of other wildlife. A typical trip into Manu starts in Cusco and takes in the wetlands at nearby Huacarpay, where a variety of Andean waterfowl and marsh birds are abundant. Here the endemic and beautiful Bearded Mountaineer Hummingbird can be seen feeding on tree tobacco. Then the route proceeds to the cloud forest of the eastern Andean slopes. Trees are then continuous from the tree-line at 3,300 m.a.s.l. down in to the Amazon basin, and on to the borders of Brazil and Bolivia. Driving slowly down through the cloud forest, every 500 ms. loss of elevation produces new birds. This is the home of the Andean Cock-of-the-Rock, and a visit to one of their leks (courtship sites) is one of the world's great ornithological spectacles. There are also two species of quetzal here; in fact, these humid montane forests are home to a mind-boggling variety of multi-colored birds; a mixed flock of tanagers, honeycreepers and conebills can turn any tree into a Christmas Tree!
The last forested foothills of the Andes level out into the upper tropical zone, a forest habitat that elsewhere has disappeared, to be replaced by tea, coffee and coca plantations. In Manu the forest is intact, and special birds such as the Amazonian Umbrellabird, and Blue headed and Military Macaws can be found. From here, transport is by river. The beaches are packed with nesting birds in the dry season; Large-billed terns scream at passing boats and Orinoco Geese watch warily from the shore. Huge colonies of Sand-colored Nighthawks roost and nest on the hot sand.
As you leave the foothills and reach the untouched forests of the western Amazon, you enter jungle with highest-density of birdlife per square km. On earth. But beware! - sometimes it seems as if there are fewer birds than in a European woodland; only strange calls betray their presence - until a mixed flock comes through, containing an astonishing 70-plus species; or a brightly colored group of, say, Rose-fronted Parakeets dashes out of a fruiting tree. For the birder who craves the mysterious and rare, this is the site. This forest has produced the highest day-list on foot ever recorded on earth, and it holds such little-seen gems as Black-faced Cotinga and Rufous-fronted Ant-thrush. Antbirds and Ovenbirds creep in the foliage and give tantalizing glimpses until, eventually, they reveal themselves in a shaft of sunlight. To get to this forest is difficult and expensive, but the experience is well worth it.
A trip to Manu is one of the ultimate birding experiences, and topping it off with a macaw lick is a great way to finish; hundreds of brightly colored macaws and other parrots congregate to eat the clay essential to their digestion in one of the world's great wildlife spectacles.
Tambopata-Candamo Reserved ZoneThis area is accessible via the Tambopata river. A number of jungle lodges offer excellent lowland rainforest birding, providing a reasonable alternative for those who do not have the time or money to visit Manu.
Number of bird species: 1761
National bird: Andean cock of the rock Rupicola peruviana
Number of endemics: 105
Junin Grebe Podiceps taczanowskii White-winged Guan Penelope albipennis Yellow-faced Parrotlet Forpus xanthops Long-whiskered Owlet Xenoglaux loweryi Koepcke's Hermit Phaethornis koepckeae Spot-throated Hummingbird Leucippus taczanowskii Green-and-white Hummingbird Amazilia viridicauda Peruvian Piedtail Phlogophilus harterti Rufous-webbed Brilliant Heliodoxa branickii White-tufted Sunbeam Aglaeactis castelnaudii Purple-backed Sunbeam Aglaeactis aliciae Black-breasted Hillstar Oreotrochilus melanogaster Royal Sunangel Heliangelus regalis Bronze-tailed Comet Polyonymus caroli Bearded Mountaineer Oreonympha nobilis Fire-throated Metaltail Metallura eupogon Coppery Metaltail Metallura theresiae Black Metaltail Metallura phoebe Grey-bellied Comet Taphrolesbia griseiventris Marvellous Spatuletail Loddigesia mirabilis Scarlet-banded Barbet Capito wallacei Yellow-browed Toucanet Aulacorhynchus huallagae Speckle-chested Piculet Picumnus steindachneri Black-necked Woodpecker Colaptes atricollis
Coastal Miner Geositta peruviana Dark-winged Miner Geositta saxicolina Thick-billed Miner Geositta crassirostris Striated Earthcreeper Upucerthia serrana Surf Cinclodes Cinclodes taczanowskii White-bellied Cinclodes Cinclodes palliatus Rusty-crowned Tit-Spinetail Leptasthenura pileata White-browed Tit-Spinetail Leptasthenura xenothorax Russet-bellied Spinetail Synallaxis zimmeri Apurimac Spinetail Synallaxis courseni Great Spinetail Siptornopsis hypochondriacus Creamy-crested Spinetail Cranioleuca albicapilla Marcapata Spinetail Cranioleuca marcapatae Baron's Spinetail Cranioleuca baroni Eye-ringed Thistletail Schizoeaca palpebralis Vilcabamba Thistletail Schizoeaca vilcabambae Pale-tailed Canastero Asthenes huancavelicae Rusty-fronted Canastero Asthenes ottonis Cactus Canastero Asthenes cactorum Junin Canastero Asthenes virgata Russet-mantled Softtail Phacellodomus berlepschi Chestnut-backed Thornbird Phacellodomus dorsalis Ash-throated Antwren Herpsilochmus parkeri Creamy-bellied Antwren Herpsilochmus motacilloides Allpahuayo Antbird Percnostola arenarum White-masked Antbird Pithys castanea Pale-billed Antpitta Grallaria carrikeri Rusty-tinged Antpitta Grallaria przewalskii Bay Antpitta Grallaria capitalis Red-and-white Antpitta Grallaria erythroleuca Chestnut Antpitta Grallaria blakei Ochre-fronted Antpitta Grallaricula ochraceifrons Unicolored Tapaculo Scytalopus unicolor Large-footed Tapaculo Scytalopus macropus Junin Tapaculo Scytalopus getyii Rufous-vented Tapaculo Scytalopus femoralis Vilcabamba Tapaculo Scytalopus urubambae Neblina Tapaculo Scytalopus altirostris Ancash Tapaculo Scytalopus affinis Tschudi's Tapaculo Scytalopus acutirostris Peruvian Plantcutter Phytotoma raimondii Bay-vented Cotinga Doliornis sclateri White-cheeked Cotinga Zaratornis stresemanni Masked Fruiteater Pipreola pulchra Cerulean-capped Manakin Lepidothrix coeruleocapilla Inca Flycatcher Leptopogon taczanowskii Mishana Tyrannulet Zimmerius villarejoi Peruvian Tyrannulet Zimmerius viridiflavus Unstreaked Tit-Tyrant Anairetes agraphia Johnson's Tody-Tyrant Poecilotriccus luluae White-cheeked Tody-Tyrant Poecilotriccus albifacies Black-backed Tody-Flycatcher Poecilotriccus pulchellus Piura Chat-Tyrant Ochthoeca piurae Tumbes Tyrant Tumbezia salvini Rufous Flycatcher Myiarchus semirufus Peruvian Wren Cinnycerthia peruana Inca Wren Thryothorus eisenmanni Iquitos Gnatcatcher Polioptila clementsi Cuzco Warbler Basileuterus chrysogaster Parodi's Hemispingus Hemispingus parodii Rufous-browed Hemispingus Hemispingus rufosuperciliaris Brown-flanked Tanager Thlypopsis pectoralis Black-bellied Tanager Ramphocelus melanogaster Golden-backed Mountain-Tanager Buthraupis aureodorsalis Yellow-scarfed Tanager Iridosornis reinhardti Green-capped Tanager Tangara meyerdeschauenseei Sira Tanager Tangara phillipsi Pardusco Nephelornis oneilli White-browed Hemispingus Hemispingus auricularis Great Inca-Finch Incaspiza pulchra Rufous-backed Inca-Finch Incaspiza personata Gray-winged Inca-Finch Incaspiza ortizi Buff-bridled Inca-Finch Incaspiza laeta Little Inca-Finch Incaspiza watkinsi Plain-tailed Warbling-Finch Poospiza alticola Rufous-breasted Warbling-Finch Poospiza rubecula Chestnut-breasted Mountain-Finch Poospiza caesar Raimondi's Yellow-Finch Sicalis raimondii Vilcabamba Brush-Finch Atlapetes terborghi Cusco Brush-Finch Atlapetes canigenis Rusty-bellied Brush-Finch Atlapetes nationi Rufous-eared Brush-Finch Atlapetes rufigenis Apurimac Brush-Finch Atlapetes forbesi Black-spectacled Brush-Finch Atlapetes melanopsis Selva Cacique Cacicus koepckeae
A Field Guide to the Birds of Peruby James E Clements & Noam Shany illustrated by Dana Gardener & Eustace Barnes. Paperback from Lynx Edicions 2001
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A Photographic Guide to Birds of PeruClive Byers 144 pages, 280 colour photos. New Holland Publishers due May 2007
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Birds of PeruTS Schulenberg, DF Stotz, DF Lane, JP O'Neill and TA Parker Helm 2007
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Field Guide to the Birds of Machu Picchu and the Cusco Regionby Barry Walker Neuvas Imagines 2005
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Amazon Waterfalls AssociationWebsite
Our goal for the Amazon Waterfalls Association is to assist and support the local community in becoming the caretakers and primary benefactors of these natural wonders. Creating this infrastructure will give the locals a prideful responsibility and a financial ability to protect and share these treasures with visitors well into the future...
Asociación Ecosistemas Andinos (ECOAN)http://www.ecoanperu.org
Asociación Ecosistemas Andinos is a leading Peruvian conservation organization specializing on working with local communities to establish and manage protected areas...
Tambopata Research CentreWebsite
The Tambopata Research Centre (TRC) is a basic yet comfortable 13 bedroom lodge. It was designed using traditional, low impact native architecture to provide the creature comforts necessary for enhancing the wilderness experience without compromising its authenticity. An unobstructed view of forest 10 meters from lodge perimeter maximizes wildlife encounter possibilities...
Area De Ornitología Colección Científica Museo De Historia Natural - UNSAhttp://ornitologiamusa.blogspot.com/
Conservation of fragmented forest patches with extremely threatened birds is difficult. At Abra Malaga in SE Peru in Cusco department there is a c. 10 ha Polylepis woodland at 4000-4300m and some adjacent smaller patches. Among the critically threatened and endangered birds there are White-browed Tit-Spinetail Leptasthenura xenothorax, Royal Cinclodes Cinclodes aricomae and Ash-breasted Tit-Tyrant Anairetes alpinus. The locality is very close to the road at the pass on the Cusco-Quillabamba road...
Abra Patricia-Alto Nieva Private Conservation AreaInformation
Abra Patricia is a pass located in northern Peru on the east slope of the Andes. From the pass, an unbroken panorama of virgin forest stretches northeast to the Amazonian lowlands of north-central Peru...
Birds of Manu Biosphere ReserveInformation
Peru's Manu Biosphere Reserve has the highest concentration of bird life on Earth. At the time of writing approximately, 925 species have been recorded. Ornitholigists expect this figure to break the 1000 mark in the near future as remoter areas of the reserve are explored. There are a little under 9000 species of birds in the world, meaning Manu holds one in every nine species found on the planet. No other protected area on Earth contains so many birds.
Madre de DiosInformation
This reserve is an ecosystem that has had an unchanging evolution throughout thousands of years, housing one of the biggest variety of flora and fauna in the world. It is estimated that there are more than 1,000 bird species in the park and over 200 mammals. There are between 2,000 and 3,000 plant species, 10% of which are still unknown by scientists.
Pacaya-Samiria National ReserveInformation
The name of Pacaya-Samiria comes from the names of two rivers that run through it: Pacaya and Samiria. The Reserve has a great diversity of wildlife as well as aquatic life: 449 bird species, 102 mammals, 69 reptiles, 58 amphibians, 256 fish and 1,204 plants...
Paracas Regional ReserveWebsite
The Paracas National Reserve is the most important point along the Peruvian coast for many species of mammals, including two species of seals, 160 species of birds, and numerous fish and shellfish. It hosts large colonies of guano birds...
Ramsar List of WetlandsWebsite
Peru presently has 8 sites designated as Wetlands of International Importance, with a surface area of 6,759,388 hectares...
Reserva Comunal de Tamshiyacu-TahuayoWebsite
The best in northeast Peru is the Reserva Comunal de Tamshiyacu-Tahuayo. The Tamshiyacu-Tahuayo was designated a reserve by the Peruvian government in 1991 to protect the range of the rare red uakari monkey, an orangutan-looking monkey with a bright red face. Subsequent scientific research has found one of the world's richest variety of plants, amphibians, reptiles and birds.
Rio Abiseo National ParkWebsite
The cloud forest supports a wide diversity of fauna with such notable species as turkey vulture Cathartes aura, Andean guan Penelope montagnii, scarlet-fronted parakeet Aratinga wagleri, lyre-tailed nightjar Uropsalis lyra, marvellous spatuletail Loddigesia mirabilis (VU); cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruviana, carbonated flower-piercer Diglossa carbonaria and hepatic tanager Piranga flava (Mittermeier, de Macedo and Luscombe, 1975). Altitude zonation has strongly influenced the avifauna; there are over 132 bird species between 3,000m and 4,100m (Narvaez, 1989). More threatened species include nine endemics to the country and five species of restricted distribution, found otherwise only in the northern part of Bolivia. The park is the northern limit for the distribution of a variety of scarce species and a new location for species such as yellow-browed toucanet Aulacorhynchus huallagae (LR). Other notable species include South American pochard Netta erythrophthalma and golden-plumed conure Leptosittaca branickii (VU) (Mittermeier, de Macedo and Luscombe, 1975; Narvaez, 1989).
Sunchubamba Cloud ForestWebsite
One of the world's greatest concentrations of biodiversity occurs where the eastern slopes of the tropical Andes meet the Amazonian lowlands. Tremendous climatic changes occur as the landscape sweeps from snow-capped mountains across the treeless plains and dry valleys of the altiplano and suddenly descends into steep, dissected valleys of lush cloud forests down into the broad expanse of the low lying Amazon floodplain. The result of this topographic complexity is a tremendous number of habitats that sustain a vast quantity of biodiversity...
Tambopata Reserve protects the biological diversity of the entire watersheds of the Tavara and the Candamo Rivers and most of the watershed of the Tambopata River. The declaration and the design of the reserve includes an underlying philosophy of sustainable development and conservation of forest resources...
2004 [December] - Fraser SimpsonReport
2004 [July] - Greg RobertsReport
...We birded around the botanic gardens and railway track below Aguas Calientes before getting the afternoon train to Ollantaytambo and driving back to Cuzco...
2005 [August] - Henk HendriksReport
A report on birds seen on a trip to North & Central Peru...
2005 [January] - Martin van den Berg & Resi Damhuis - Northern Peru and Rio Napo area (Ecuadorian Amazonia)Report
This is a bird report from a trip we made in Northern Peru from December 12th 2004 until January 4th 2005 and our stay at the Yarina and Yuturi lodges from January 8th until 19th in the Rio Napo area (Ecuadorian Amazonia)...
2005 [March] - David BeadleReport
...Another very early start in order to reach the antenna trail whilst still dark for a spot of pre-dawn owling. Success with great looks at White-throated Screech-Owl. The early morning was spent birding the trails here with Black-winged Parrot being the best bird. We heard the as yet undescribed form of Chestnut Antpitta and managed to obtain some good recordings of the call and what presumably is the primary song. Returned to Oxapampa to collect luggage followed by a very long and bumpy ride to Junin...
2006 [August] - InkanaturaReport
...We left at 6.00 for Puerto Eten, where, very close to the sea was a ruined church that was a good perch for Black Vultures. We birded the marsh, lined with Totora Reed, sand dunes and beach there were lots of birds around and we saw Snowy Egret, American Kestrel, Black-necked Stilt, Peruvian Meadowlark, White-necked Pintail, Moorhen, Neotropic Cormorant, Yellowish Pipit soaring up and parachuting down so getting a good look was very difficult, Wilson’s Phalarope, Gray-headed Gull, Great Egret, Burrowing Owl, Whimbrel, Turkey Vulture, Rufous-collared Sparrow, Many-coloured Rush-Tyrant, Cinnamon Teal, Lesser Yellowlegs, Killdeer, Wren-like Rushbird, Kelp Gull, Band-tailed Gull, Peruvian Pelican, American Golden Plover, Semi-palmated Sandpiper, Sanderling, Spotted Sandpiper, Cocoi Heron, Gray Gull, Peruvian Tern, Least Sandpiper, Ruddy Turnstone, Semi-palmated Plover and Willet...
2006 [August]- Vincent van der Spek -Report
2006 [December] - Fernando Angulo Pratolongo - Kolibri ExpeditionsReport
2006 [October] - Matt DentonReport
Spanning from the high puna grasslands and montane cloud forests down to pristine rainforest, Manu National Park preserves an incredible biodiversity of more than a million and a half hectares. Few sites in the world can offer such a diversity of birds and landscapes accessible to birders. The 2006 tour to the Manu was again very successful, recording 665 species, a total that includes 87 seen ‘diamond’ birds of which 27 are either restricted-range...
2006 [October] - Roger Ahlman - Kolibri ExpeditionsReport.9-12.10%2006.pdf
2007 [January] - Roger Ahlman - North Peru & IquitosReport
2009 [January] - Gary CrowderReport
Photo rich report from Agami Photography...
2009 [July] - Derek Kverno - Huascarán National ParkReport
Second only to the Himalayas, the Cordillera Blanca is an awesome spectacle of glacier-spackled fan-shaped and pyramidal peaks. A hallowed destination for climbers, trekkers, and general nature enthusiasts, Huascarán National Park is also a worthy site for birders as it protects thousands of hectares of puna, paramo, and polylepis forest habitat, all of which abound with endemic bird species of the high Andes. Using the Lazy Dog Inn, located about 8km east of Huaráz, as a very comfortable base of operations, I spent the better part of four days birding arid montane scrub, polylepis forest, and puna grasslands, while Aimee fought off a cold and doggedly continued her research for the next LP Peru guide...
2009 [June] - Derek Kverno - Abra PatriciaReport
A new private reserve cum birding lodge strategically located near several of northern Peru's endemic bird areas, Abra Patricia is one of the most important and desirable birding sites in South America, offering unparalleled access to subtropical, montane, and ridgetop forest in the northeastern Peruvian Andes. Located near the highest point of one of Peru's most famous birding roads, the lodge serves as a multi-day base for birding groups in northern Peru that roam the area in search of fabulous endemic species, several of which the reserve itself boasts, including, most famously, the Long-Whiskered Owlet....
2009 [November] - Matt DentonReport
The Manu is unique in South America in offering birders the most accessible and diverse example of contiguous Andean east slope together with western Amazonia forest, a protected area harbouring over 1000 species...
2010 [August] - Silverio DuriReport
2010 [October] - Barry WalkerReport
All of you had travelled with me before and it was great to be back in the field with friends, this time in the Department of Loreto. Some of us were coming off the back of a Central Peru tour – we found conditions just as difficult as in the Cloud Forest – a very very long dry season and the birds hard to find and waiting for the rains to start....
2013 [August] - Fabrice SchmittReport PDF
...Long-whiskered Owlet, Marvelous Spatuletail, Pale-billed Antpitta, Tumbes Tyrant, Rufous Flycatcher, Peruvian Plantcutter, White- winged Guan, Yellow-scarfed Tanager, Bar-winged Wood-wren, and so many more...
2013 [August] - Fabrice Schmitt - North peruReport PDF
...it is not surprising that some of the species found here are some of the most sought after for any keen birder: Long-whiskered Owlet, Marvelous Spatuletail, Pale-billed Antpitta, Tumbes Tyrant, Rufous Flycatcher, Peruvian Plantcutter, White- winged Guan, Yellow-scarfed Tanager, Bar-winged Wood-wren, and so many more!!...
2013 [August] - Jesse FaganReport
...A really fun trip with an enjoyable friendly group. Thanks, Don & Peg, Steve & Cindy, I hope you all had a memorable time. Avian highlights included my closest Andean Geese to date, Bearded Mountaineer along the towering cliffs of the Urubamba River, very good (in the scope) White-tufted Sunbeam, Giant Hummingbird (probably more spectacular than seeing it perched was watching it fly!), Bar-bellied Woodpecker (often missed), three species of tapaculos (not bad), the endemic White-browed Tit-Spinetail in the Polylepis forest, Junin Canastero (!! missed 90% of the time !!), five species of ground-tyrants, Masked Fruiteater, Inca Wren (because we did visit Machu Picchu and it is a Peruvian endemic), a pair of Plushcaps, and Versicolored Barbet (not the best looks, but still a fantastic bird)....
2013 [August] - Silverio DuriReport PDF
2013 [August] - Steve HiltyReport PDF
...But, despite their top billing, there were plenty of other show-stopping items around—nearly a dozen lovely Orange-cheeked Parrots, a blur of wings from 250 Blue-headed Parrots exploding from the clay bank, and a large representation of Mealy and Yellow-crowned parrots that arrived early to the clay bank. From our spacious elevated “blind” or hide we also added Laughing Falcon, Zone-tailed Hawk, a rare Black-billed Seed-Finch and other species....
2013 [February] - Barry Lyon - Machu PicchuReport PDF
...On our day in the Andes outside the old city of Ollantaytambo, we ranged from 8,500 feet up to 14,000 feet at Abra Malaga Pass searching for the region’s specialty birds. Excellent views of the endemic Chestnut-breasted Mountain-Finch and Creamy-crested Spinetail were special, but equally memorable were our encounters with hummingbirds...
2013 [January] - Steve HiltyReport PDF
...In a large and diverse avifauna such as that of the Iquitos area, much of one’s enjoyment comes from the sum of visiting the many different habitats in which birds live and in observing their behaviors— their unusual, often novel songs, duets, and breeding activities. ...
2013 [July] - Andrew WhittakerReport
...Highlights came thick and fast including magical scope views of the poorly-known White-faced Nunbird, two different rarely seen Lanceolated Monklets, multiple breathtaking views of the stunning Yellow-scarfed Tanager, a close pair of Fiery-throated Fruiteaters, Golden-headed Quetzal, three endemic antpittas (Ochre-fronted, Rusty-tinged, and Chestnut), stellar studies of three Rufous-vented Tapaculos (endemic), the recently described endemic Johnson’s Tody-Flycatcher, and Cinnamon- breasted Tody-Tyrant....
2013 [July] - Dane Lane & Pepe RojasReport
...birds such as Spot-tailed Nightjar and Stripe-necked Tody-Tyrant, as well as many tanagers, tyrants, and the occasional barbet, aracari, and saltator to liven up breakfast in the field...
2013 [July] - Eustace BarnesReport PDF
...Of course there were many other magnificent species and unforgettable experiences that peppered the tour including being watched by the endangered Grey-bellied Comet, playing around with the very elegant Ochre-fronted Antpitta and the rare White-faced Nunbird. As is said on many occasions the diversity of life in the Andes is unparalleled and those countries with its dramatic folds within their borders enjoy high levels of biodiversity....
2013 [July] - Jesse FaganReport
...Nearly 200 species of birds ain't bad, but what really counts are those specialty birds and endemics. We had a bunch. Great birds like Inca Wren below the ruins, Creamy-crested Spinetail, Black-and-chestnut Eagle nearly as soon as we stepped off the train in Aguas Calientes, White-browed Tit-Spinetail in the Polylepis (another endemic), and the cooperative Black-streaked Puffbird in the towering Mandor Valley. The tops for the group, however, included Andean Condor, Masked Fruiteater, and Chestnut-breasted Mountain-Finch, a yard bird for Maxima's which took top vote-getter. A quality week of birding...
2013 [March] - Barry Lyon - Amazon CruiseReport PDF
...Unlike land-based tours to Amazonia, which focus on birds that occur in both varzea (seasonally flooded) and terre firme (above floodline) forest types, an Amazon River cruise is primarily a varzea- type trip. Whereas a land-based trip concentrates on a limited area, an Amazon River cruise brings exposure to a broad swath of territory. While fewer birds are seen on a cruise than on a land-based trip, the joys of a river cruise lie in its efficacy in delivering a more diverse travel experience...
2013 [May] - Clayton BurneReport
I spent almost five months in Peru, most of it birding by bicycle, motorbike or car. My brother joined me for some of the trip, adding a valuable extra set of eyes and company for the first time on my South American journey!
2013 [Novemner] - Christopher Hall - Pacific to Amazon via Machu PicchuReport
...On the lagoon there were yellow and white-billed forms of Andean Coot, and Andean Duck, a relative of the Ruddy Duck with a similarly bright blue bill, plus White-cheeked Pintail, with a bright red bill, lovely Cinnamon Teal, Pied-billed Grebe, and a pair of very smart Great Grebes...
2013 [September] - Barry WalkerReport PDF
...A week’ birding in the Peruvian Amazon in search of some special birds with limited distribution in the country, primarily recently discovered birds in the nutrient poor white sand forests of the Allpahuayo – Mishana Reserve, the endangered Wattled Curassow and some birds with a distribution only south and east of the Amazon an Ucayali Rivers. An intense and thoroughly relaxing week in bustling Iquitos and the charming Muyuna Lodge on the Yanayacu River..
2013 [September] - Jim McConnell - Central PeruReport
...Yellowish Pipits were flushed around the lagoon edge with frequency, and another Coastal Miner was found. I ate quite a lot of the sea purslane plants growing at the edge of the lagoon. They were tasty and nutritious, and were not any different from the species growing in coastal Delaware from what I could tell. There were a couple of locals collecting clams along the flat part of the beach, which was a 10 meter stretch of sand between the ocean and the lagoon....
2013 [September] - Silverio DuriReport PDF
The TRC is located in the vast Madre De Dios province of South Eastern Peru in the Amazonian rain forest. There is only one major town in this department, Puerto Maldonado. This stands on the confluence of the rivers Madre de Dios and Tambopata and is linked to Cuzco by the only major road. This road is unmetalled, four hundred kilometers long and takes two to four days travel in good weather. In the rainy season it is impassable. In short it`s easiest to fly in.
Amazing PeruTour Operator
Off the beaten path birding tours Manu & Candamo, Tambopata...
Amazon Birding ExpeditionsTour Operator
We are a team of energetic explorers seeking to experience the real world with a grassroots approach to travel. We create amazing tours that are meaningful and memorable. And we invite you to join us on the path less travelled and experience something extraordinary...
Amazon Trails PeruTour Operator
The Andean slopes, the Cloud Forest and the lowland forest of Manu are considered the best and most interesting places for birdwatching...
Andean BirdingTour Operator
Andean Birding is a birdwatching tour company providing top bird guides, customized itineraries and logistics for your visit to the Andes, Amazon and Galapagos in Ecuador, as well as Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Mexico. In addition, we conduct bird conservation and conduct ornithological research...
Inside Peru with Aracari means meticulous attention to detail. Peru is South America's culinary as well as cultural heartland, and carefully planned itineraries include time to enjoy the unique local cuisine, as well as shopping and evening relaxation. To enhance the quality of your sightseeing, we've chosen small, characterful and comfortable lodges and hotels, each conveying something of the local depth and richness of the Peruvian heritage.
Birding EcotoursTour Operator
Peru has the second-highest species list on earth and a huge list of 125+ endemic species; ever more are being discovered as the forests are studied now more readily than in the past. There is a huge amount of habitat to discover, and the remnants of the Inca Empire add to the majesty of any trip here. Because of its large size several trips or one long one are recommended to cover the major regions and give all of the fantastic EBAs (Endemic Birding Areas) due birding....
Birding in PeruTour Operator
The Manu Biosphere Reserve has the highest diversity of life on Earth and is one of the most important conservation units in the world. If one were to choose THE best birding trip in the world, this must surely be a candidate for the winner...
Local birders willing to show visiting birders around their area...
Birding PeruTour Operator
Birding Peru was formed in 2001 with the goals of providing birders with affordable, reliable, and knowledgeable service in Peru. As well as promoting and providing sustainable ecotourism, Birding Peru also is involved in conservation of Peruvian habitats, and a portion of your payment goes directly to conservation projects in the very areas we visit on our trips.
Dawn on the AmazonTour Operator
Iquitos, Peru, is the port of departure for the voyage to tropical paradise for bird watching. Imagine yourself birding in the most avian diverse region in the world, the Peruvian Amazon rainforest, home to 560 species of neo-tropical birds...
Fantastic biodiversity in a wonderful country...
Gran Peru Bird ToursTour Operator
The time has come to witness Peru`s unrivalled diversity of birds - from exotic hummingbirds (118 species), cotingas (33 species), and antbirds (142 species), to flocks of hundreds of macaws at clay licks, mixed species flocks of over 60 species, and rare endemics like the White-winged Guan and the flightless Junin Grebe...
Green TracksTour Operator
GreenTracks has two excellent birding guides, Segundo Mesia and Bill Lamar , one of who accompanies every riverboat expedition. Although we no longer offer trips which are open exclusively to birders, almost any GreenTracks riverboat expedition is an excellent opportunity to add species to your Life List.
InkaNatura TravelTour Operator
Peru is the birdiest country in the world. Peru ties Colombia with over 1800 species of birds, more than 85% of which are permanent residents. Peru is second only to Brazil in the number of endemic birds and second only to Indonesia in the number of bird species with restricted geographical ranges. Several rainforest lodges in Peru offer superb birding, each with a list of over 550 species! In 1982 a team of birders in Manu in southeastern Peru established the current world record big day when they recorded 331 species while only walking and paddling canoes...
Kolibri ExpeditionsTour Operator
Kolibri Expeditons is giving you thorough birding trips to all corners of South America. We are based in Lima, Peru. General Director is Gunnar Engblom, a well known tour leader and birdguide. Our groups are small size and we have our own transport of 4WD cars (or a van where appropriate). We often go off the beaten track to give you all possible endemics and specialties of the particular area you are in. There is usually a bias on quality of unique birds rather than overall numbers. Then again, visiting areas where the endemics are, usually gives a large final overall list. For more comfort demanding clients we also provide Marvelous Spatuletail Tours – spectacular birding and great comfort.
Lost World AdventuresTour Operator
In the Amazon basin, the macaws that gather each early morning around the clay licks are the draw. Hundreds of parrots and macaws of up to 15 species congregate daily. Tambopata Research Center has the best access to this site. Head into the cloudforest for excellent birding in Peru...
Manu Expeditions and Wildlife ToursTour Operator
Manu Expeditions and Wildlife tours are a bespoke professional tour operator based in Peru and running guided birding tours in Peru and throughout South America. We are specialized in catering for serious birders, wildlife enthusiasts, photographers and relaxed birding experiences. We are birders ourselves and we know how important it is for birders to have trouble free logistics arranged for them whilst in country...
Nature Travel SpecialistsTour Operator
Nature Travel Specialists believes that travel is most enjoyable when it expands the horizons of both visitor and visited, when both give and receive from each other. With this in mind we design itineraries that enable our travelers to explore the natural areas of the world, in the company of English-speaking local tour guides who know their country and region intimately...
Neblina ForestTour Operator
...The Manu Biosphere Reserve has the highest diversity of life on Earth and is one of the most important conservation units in the world. The beauty of this trip is the variety of habitats visited ranging from orchid laden cloud forest where Spectacled Bears and Cock-of-the-Rocks still live unmolested, to untouched Amazon rainforest where Monkeys abound and Giant Otters still exist in the ox-bow lakes...
Neotropical Birding ToursTour Operator
A group of Peruvian guides have created a new tour operator company called Neotropical Birding Tours. Our company was founded with the desire to offer high quality tours at low costs. During this year we will offer birding trips in Peru's most popular routes and during 2011 we will offer trips to Ecuador and Bolivia. We hope that in the following years we can expand our operations to the rest of the Neotropical region…
One EarthTour Operator
Peru is a paradise for bird watching lovers and nature lovers in general, thanks to a great amount of habitats, climates and the variety of its geography. With more than 1800 species of birds, 117 of them endemic to Peru, it becomes a dream to any ornithologist, especially when you think that we keep discovering new species in remote areas of Perú and unknown regions for biologist...
Welcome to Pantiacolla, we organize ecotours to Manu National Park in Peru, South America. Manu is considered by many to be the finest ecotourism destination in the entire Amazon basin. A world heritage site, it is considered the world`s most biodiverse national park, and possibly the best location, due to lack of hunting pressure, for viewing large animals, such as giant otters, black caiman, harpy eagles, jaguars, giant anteaters, and tapirs. Pantiacolla aims to inspire an understanding and appreciation for this unique wilderness area...
Peru Birding ToursTour Operator
Peru birding Tours based in Puerto Maldonado-Perú, this place is the entrance of Tambopata National Reserve one of the most pristine forest in South America. Peru Birding operates several selections of holidays, sharing culture, nature and wildlife. Our activities are orientated into conservation, birding tours and expeditions in the best choice places in Perú…
Peru Green TravelTour Operator
Our company offers a wide variety of itineraries in Peru, our main destinations are the wildlife in National Parks and the legendary Cuzco and Machu Picchu.
Peru Manu ExpeditionsTour Operator
Wildlife and Birding Adventures by dugout canoe in Peru`s undisturbed Amazoninan rain forest reserve, Manu Park led by naturalist trained guides. Comfortable rustic lodges and safari style riverside camps year around. Also Horse Supported high Andes Treks, Archaeological Expeditions and Inca study.
Peru NatureTour Operator
Rainforest Expeditions is a Peruvian ecotourism company founded in 1992 with the purpose of combining tourism with environmental education, research and local sustainable development to support the conservation of the areas where we operate. Our two lodges in the rain forest of Tambopata, Posada Amazonas and Tambopata Research Center, reflect our philosophy. At Tambopata Research Center, we have been lodging tourists and researchers since 1989, watching the symbiosis between conscientious quality ecotours and scientific research come to life.
Rainforest ExpeditionsTour Operator
Rainforest Expeditions is a Peruvian ecotourism company founded in 1992 by Eduardo Nycander and Kurt Holle with the purpose of combining providing authentic educational experiences that support the conservation of the areas where we operate. Our two lodges in the rain forest of Tambopata, Posada Amazonas and Tambopata Research Center, reflect our philosophy...
Rockjumper Birding ToursTour Operator
Peru is the leading South American destination in which to enjoy both the snow-capped Andes and tropical Amazon rainforest, while also boasting one of the largest bird lists in the world. Our comprehensive tour of this classic birding nation also visits the magical and mysterious Machu Picchu - undoubtedly one of the finest architectural achievements of the New World!
Tanager ToursTour Operator
Tanager Tours is a young and fast growing company, started at the end of 1999 Dutchman Wim ten Have is leading the international team of excellent and enthusiast drivers and guides. Our target is to offer well-organized, medium-priced tours for all kinds of birdwatchers: from luxury birdwatching trips into Manu to off-the-beaten-track camping tours throughout Perú. We also offer combined birdwatching-culture tours for birdwatchers and their less dedicated partners...
Tribes TravelTour Operator
Tribes invites you to see some of the most special parts of this earth through the eyes of the people who live there. Their empathy with the land, their respect for the wildlife and its habitat, and their deep-rooted beliefs in their traditional lifestyle will leave a lasting impression on you...
The lodge is located in the tropical lowland rainforest of Manu Biosphere Reserve. The Yábar family, from Cusco, established the lodge in 1980 which used to be a tea plantation in the 1970`s. The book Birds of South America by Robert S. Ridgely refers to the lodge as Hacienda Amazonia. During 1983 Dr. John W. Fitzpatrick and his team were doing studies in Amazonia. He suggested to the Yábar family about the possibility of them working in tourism because of the potential he and his team had observed specifically for birdwatchers. In 1984 the Yábars converted the property into a lodge creating one of the pioneer lodges in the Manu Biosphere Reserve. Working in Ecotourism, the lodge is now considered one of the best birding places in Peru. The lodge`s bird list contains 570 species and keeps going up, fast becoming one of the largest lists in the world. There are 8 species of monkeys including the rare Night Monkey. Also found are many butterflies, amphibians, reptiles, orchids, and bromelians.
We will visit Tumbes, Cordillera del Colan and the Marañon river basin with Jonas Nilsson, who knows this area extremely well. Jonas was one of the first birders to rediscover the Great Spinetail and to obtain the first recording of an alternate call of the Ochre-fronted Antpitta, so anything could be possible! Our highlights include such amazing and enigmatic birds like Peruvian Plantcutter, White-winged Guan, Marañon Crescentchest, Marvellous Spatuletail, Orange-throated Tanager, Ochre-fronted Antpitta, White-capped Tanager, Yellow-faced Parrotlet, 3 species of Inca-Finches, Gray-bellied Comet and Great Spinetail!
Ceiba Tops, the newest and only luxury resort on the Amazon River, offers 53 air conditioned rooms and cottages with private bathrooms with hot water, swimming pool, and you can add on an excursion to the longest Canopy Walkway in the world...
Activities include guided nature walks along camp trails; bird watching; local boat excursions (some scheduled excursions at night) to observe wildlife along the river; dolphin observation and census work (optional); fishing; swimming with dolphins; visiting local Indian and Mestizo river-communities; photographic opportunities; and much more...
Our first visit will cross the river by canoe to Monkey Island, the first and only one of its kind in the heart of the Madre de Dios River; protected and conserved by EcoAmazonia Lodge...
Estación Biológica Cocha CashuAccommodation
Cocha Cashu Biological Station is located in the Manu National Park in southeast Peru, and was founded as a research site over 25 years ago. Cocha Cashu has hosted researchers from all over the world in a variety of fields. Dr. John Terborgh, James B. Duke Professor of Environmental Sciences at Duke University, has operated the station (under the auspices of the Peruvian government) for more than 20 years, and has personally conducted research on such diverse ecological topics as primates, birds, jaguars and forest composition. Investigators from a variety of disciplines have produced an impressive body of work, resulting in over 300 publications...
Explorama offers five Lodges and one Resort in over 250,000 acres of Privately Protected Primary Amazon Rainforest Reserves. Spectacular Canopy Walkway, Birdwatchers Paradise, Full-week & Weekend Specials.
Peru's Explorers' Inn is a well known Amazon rainforest lodge and research station, in operation since 1975. It is the only Lodge in the region located wholely within the Tambopata National Reserve (TNR), in western Amazonia, Madre de Dios, Peru...
Heliconia, is an authenticate Ecolodge located in Yanamono Reserve, 80 Km. away from Iquitos City, Perú. Ideal for those who want to experience a real adventure in the Amazon...
Jacamar Amazon Jungle LodgeAccommodation
Jacamar Amazon Jungle Lodge leads wildlife tours and our specialty is birding tours. The Jacamar Amazon Jungle Lodge is an adventure vacation gemstone, hidden in one of the grandest treasures of flora and fauna in the world. Bordering the Tamshiyacu-Tahuayo Community Reserve, an 800,000-acre sanctuary boasting over 500 species of birds and the largest variety of mammals and primates in South America, we offer amazing experiences for budget-conscious world travelers...
Manu Paradise LodgeAccommodation
Our eco-lodge is settled in the heart of the cloud forest; 6 hours by road from Cusco and one hour from the rural airstrip at Pilcopata. Our unique location allows us the opportunity to offer a large variety of special programs in and around this beautiful zone. Our lodge is situated in a truly privileged location - between the Kosnipata and San Pedro Rivers - which gives us a magnificent view of this green paradise...
Manu Wildlife CentreAccommodation
The Manu Wildlife Center is located in the wild and remote Manu wilderness of Peru. Based along the Manu de Dios river, the wildlife center provides tours for bird watching, the Tapir Lick, the Macaw Clay Lick and observing Giant Otters swimming in Ox Bow lakes from floating platforms...
Pacaya-Samiria Amazon LodgeAccommodation
Pacaya-Samiria Amazon Lodge is one of the most exclusive lodges in the Peruvian Amazon and a heaven for visitors in search of a quiet retreat. From this unique place, our guests can visit the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, which is the largest protected natural area in Peru...
Posada Amazonas, the winner of multiple conservation and ecotourism Awards, is an Ecolodge in the fullest sense of the word. It is a comfortable yet unobtrusive 24 - room lodge owned jointly by the Ese'eja Community of Tambopata and Rainforest Expeditions, the leading Ecotour Company of Peru.
San Jorge Eco-Lodges & Botanical ReservesAccommodation
San Jorge Eco-Lodges & Botanical Reserves owns three beautiful eco-lodges and four private birding reserves. Our tours offer over 1,000 species & 60 varieties of Hummingbirds, and will take you through San Jorge Botanical Reserve (High Barren Plains/Highland Rain Forest - Quito Foothills),San Jorge de Tandayapa Hummingbird Sanctuary (Cloud Forest), San Jorge de Milpe Orchid & Bird Reserve, (Tropical Rainforest), San Jorge de Cosanga-Yanayacu Bird/Wildlife Reserve (Eastern Slope), adjoining Antizana NP.
Sandoval Lake LodgeAccommodation
Sandoval Lake Lodge is located on the high bluffs overlooking Sandoval Lake, within the protected Tambopata-Candamo Reserve of southeastern Peru. Internationally famous as the site of the world's greatest lowland concentrations of birds and butterflies, Tambopata offers an exciting and unique Amazon experience.
The trip takes 4 hours by our speedboat. Amazonia`s lodge on the Tahuayo River is rustic, yet comfortable. There are fifteen cabins; some are honeymoon cabins, with a single large bed, others are cabins with two beds and a few are family style cabins with one large bed and several single beds...
The Manu jungle lodge at Blanquillo is locally known as a Tambo. It is a typical Peruvian Amazon communal jungle building called “maloca”, in which one can feel safe and comfortable and still enjoy the surrounding wildlife. Next to our new lodge we are building a special trail system for birdwatchers. We have planted native fruit tree on a secondary forest to attract a great variety of bird species... Also see Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/lodgetamboblanquillo
WASAI Tambopata Lodge is located approximately 50 Km. away from Puerto Maldonado in a straight line, and approximately 120 Km. on the river route, in the heart of the Tambopata Candamo National Reserve . A strategical place full of natural beauty, it is used as a starting point for all tours and trips, such is the macaw collpa watching tour ( the largest gathering of macaws in the world); trips to nearly lakes, the Malinowsky River, tours to nearly communities, El Gato Waterfalls, etc. Fishing trips are also offer in this area of the Tambopata River. From this point on, there are no more settlements on the upper river. The lack of people and the closes to the mountain foster abumdance of flora and fauna not seen in other areas.
Tambopata Research CenterAccommodation
The Tambopata Research Center is a spartan yet comfortable 13 bedroom lodge built by Rainforest Expeditions with the object of lodging tourists and researchers alike and of protecting the adjacent macaw clay lick. Because of its remote location in a Connecticut-sized tract of uninhabited wilderness housing stable populations of endangered wildlife, the small scale of its infrastructure and operations and the presence of researchers and naturalist guides, Tambopata Research Center is an excellent headquarters for in depth explorations of Amazonian nature and wildlife...
We own two beautiful lodges in the amazon jungle, and a Research Center ( Peru Wildlife center) , the first one; Wasai Maldonado Lodge, is located in the tropical city of Puerto Maldonado at the bank of the Madre de Dios river . The others , Wasai Tambopata Lodge and Peru Wildlife Center are located in the Tambopata Candamo National Park, very close to the largests Macaw Clay Licks knowns on the World.
Yarapa River LodgeAccommodation
The Amazon Yarapa River Lodge is located on the Yarapa River, a pristine tributary of the Amazon River. Overwhelm your senses in this incredible adventure. It`s a complex ecosystem like no other. We invite you to join us in an amazing voyage into the Amazon rainforest...
It's an authentic Ecolodge, located to 12 miles far from Iquitos City; to 45 minutes sailing by the Nanay River; and 30 minutes by the Iquitos-Nauta highway...
Aveando en Lima PeruMailing List
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Este grupo es para los interesados en aprender a observar aves en la ciudad de Lima con niños (AVELIN es AVEando en LIma con Niños); comentar sobre las aves que se pueden ver en parques en la ciudad o en excursiones en los alrededores, datos sobre dónde comprar libros de pájaros del Perú o donde obtener información en Internet y en general como comenzar este pasatiempo. Info at: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BirdingPeru
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The forum supports a web resource about birding in Peru at www.birding-peru.com where one can upload pictures and recordings to share or to let someone on the list have a go at to identify. The top peru birders as well as the professional ornithologists working in Peru and neighboring countries are on the list, as well as those that are coming to Peru for a birding holiday or a tour.
Birding in Southern Peru - Mauricio UgarteBlog
Birding in Southern Peru http://birding-south-peru.blogspot.com/ Do you want to bird in Southern Perú? we know where, when, how and everything to make that experience just outstanding. If you are considering to spend some time in southwest Perú,or you are in your way north from Chile, or if you want to connect Lima with some destination in Cusco, Bolivia or North Chile, contact us for some hints to make that trip unforgettable…
Laguna de Villa Reserva PrivadaBlog
The creation of a private nature reserve in Peru…
Adventure in PeruWebsite
For practical purposes Peru can be divided into three major regions: the central Andean highlands, the long, low coastal strip, and the remote eastern vastness of the Amazon basin. The best-known of these regions, the Andes, is also home to Huascaràn, the country's most celebrated park and South America's premier mountaineering and trekking destination...
A Roadside Hawk was tangled in our hummingbird net, but as I walked toward him, he broke loose. His next wingbeat, however, tangled him again. This happened twice more, and he got closer and closer to the edge of the net. Each time he broke free I had weird conflicting emotions - a sense of relief that we wouldn`t have to deal with him and yet disappointment that we wouldn`t...
We are a non-profit-making research and conservation organisation offering hands-on wildlife conservation and adventures with a purpose for everyone. Our projects are not tours, photographic safaris or excursions, but genuine wildlife expeditions placing ordinary people with no research experience alongside scientists who are at the forefront of conservation work. Our expeditions are open to all, there are no special skills (biological or otherwise) required to join and there are no age limits whatsoever. We have two expeditions involving birds: one to the Ukraine where we conduct a net capture census on the Black Sea coast and one to the Peru Amazon where we invstigate parrot behaviour at clay lick sites...
Birding-Peru.com is a centre on the net about birding in Peru. Here you will find the latest news, recent pictures, recent postings of the birding-peru e-group. The site is interactive and you can post your pictures, trip-reports and bird-lists here. For more info please send a mail to email@example.com
Birds of LoretoWebsite
A list of all species that occur or might occur in lowland Loreto and information about limits of their distributions and subspecies in Loreto.
Birdwatching in PeruWebsite
Manu, Paracas and Marcapomacocha are just a few of the many places that draw international birdwatchers to Peru.With more than twice as many species as the whole of North America, Peru is one of today's top birding destinations...
Checklist Birds of PeruChecklist
Gallito de las RocasWebsite
Sitio Web que detalla información sobre diversos animales de la fauna peruana, principalmente la del tunki o tunqui, ave nacional de Perú…
Las Aves del VueloWebsite
Las aves del vuelo son aquellas que pueden volar. Suena tonto, pero para poder ejercer esta función el cuerpo tiene que presentar ciertas características. Una de ellas es que los músculos de las extremidades superiores, las alas en las aves, deben de ser fuertes y a la vez flexibles. Lo cual requiere que el esternón, hueso en el pecho donde se unen las costillas, sea en forma de quilla. Y por eso se les llaman carenadas...
A Web Page by Roy J. Beckemeyer...
Peru possesses an extraordinary ornithological diversity. New species are continually being discovered every year in its cloud-forests and Amazon jungles, as well as in its rugged mountains and inter-Andean valleys. At last count, there were 1.710 registered species (close to 20% of the world’s total), of which more than 300 are endemic...
Ten seabird species are confined in their distribution to the cold Peruvian current waters off Peru and northern Chile and are known to breed along the Peruvian coast. Here you will find links to information on the biology of these species...
Recent Postings from the Peru Birding ListWebsite
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