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Evelyn y Ruben en busca del Colibrí cola de espátula - Marvelous Spatuletail, Peru

Evelyn and Ruben in search of Marvelous Spatuletail birding in Peru

Marvelous Spatuletail (Loddigesia mirabilis) is one of the most desired species by birders from all over the world. In the first months of 2024 we received a couple from the USA, who decided to go birding in Peru on the Northern Birding Route, and with a special interest in observing this enigmatic species. Evelyn and […]

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Observación de aves en Perú - Birding in Peru

Birding expedition in Peru departing from a cruise ship

Peru offers several opportunities for birding and it is possible to design expeditions according to the needs and/or travel mode of visitors, such as departing from a cruise ship at the Callao and Paracas ports. Steven Hall and his father traveled along the coast of South America on the Norwegian Cruise Line in January 2024

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The Marvelous patuletail

The Marvelous Spatuletail (Loddigesia mirabilis) at Huembo Lodge

The Marvelous Spatuletail (Loddigesia mirabilis) is an endemic bird of Peru, with a very restricted habitat in Amazonas region, at both sides of the Utcubamba Valley. This hummingbird inhabits between 2000 and 2900 m.a.s.l. and it’s easily seen in the Florida district close to the town of San Lucas de Pomacochas, reported from the 90s

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Observación de aves y vida silvestre 2024

Birding and Wildlife Expeditions Peru 2024

Peru is one of the countries with the largest number of birds recorded in the world between other species and with several alternatives for birding and wildlife expeditions. Birding and Wildlife Expeditions 2024   Northern Peru Hummingbird Route: The main objective of this birding expedition is to observe approximately 50 hummingbirds, among them the Marvelous

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Reserva Arena Blanca

Arena Blanca Reserve, a priority site on the Northern Peru Birding Route

Arena Blanca Reserve is a site that has succeeded in establishing 3 bird observatories and improving its tourism services, and has become a priority site on the Northern Peruvian Birding Route. The birds of the Arena Blanca Reserve According to eBird, Reserva Arena Blanca has a record of 488 bird species, being the most emblematic

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ACR Boshumi - Golden back mountain Tanager

Boshumi, a conservation area with new birds for San Martin, Peru

The expedition to the Regional Conservation Area – ACR Boshumi surprised by the high record of endemic birds, in some cases new to the San Martin department. Regional Conservation Area – ACR Boshumi (Bosques de Shunté y Mishollo) Boshumi is the second ACR in the department of San Martin, with an area of 191 thousand

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Colibrí cola de espátula

Marvelous Spatuletail (Loddigesia mirabilis), the iconic bird of Peru

Marvelous Spatuletail (Loddigesia mirabilis) is without a doubt the most representative bird of Peru, due to its endemism and particular beauty, as well as the great interest of birdwatchers and nature lovers from all over the world in recording it. Marvelous Spatuletail, a hidden hummingbird in northern Peru The Marvelous Spatuletail is only found in

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Wildlife expedition in Alto Mayo

Wildlife watching safari in Alto Mayo, Peru

The Alto Mayo Valley is located in the provinces of Moyobamba and Rioja, in the transition between the Andes and the Amazon in northern Peru, has a great biodiversity and endemism, and is an ideal place to connect with nature and meet unique forests with wild species, undiscovered. Biodiversity of Alto Mayo The Alto Mayo

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October Big Day

October Big Day 2023 report by Ikam Expeditions

Peru achieved the first place in the world in number of bird species recorded in the October Big Day – OBD 2023, showing its great potential in bird biodiversity and the increase of the bird community in the country. October Big Day 2023 results analysis On October 14, OBD 2023 was held worldwide, an event

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Fotografía de aves en la Ruta de Aves del Norte del Perú / Birding photography on Northern Peru Birding Route

Birding photography on the Northern Peru Birding Route

“The Northern Peru Birding Route has a high biodiversity of birds, as well as great opportunities to photograph them, such as the Marvelous Spatuletail, Rufous-crested coquette, Wire-crested Thorntail, Paradise Tanager, Black-bellied Tanager, Andean Cock-of-the-Rock, Ochre-fronted Antpitta, Johnson’s Tody-Flycatcher, among other species of interest”. Birding photography According to Callister (2023), birding photography is a form of

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