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Hummingbirds of Northern Peruvian Birding Route

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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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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Hummingbirds of Arena Blanca Reserve, Alto Mayo Protected Forest, San Martin, Peru

Hummingbirds of Arena Blanca Reserve, Alto Mayo Protected Forest, San Martin, Peru

Hummingbirds are very representative birds of Arena Blanca Reserve because a few years ago the reserve has been offering to birdwatchers a hummingbird observatory that includes a large garden with different species of flowers and feeders which allows observing and photographing several hummingbird species. The Hummingbirds Hummingbirds are a family that only inhabits the Americas,

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tangaras de la reserva arena blanca

Tanagers of the Arena Blanca Reserve, Alto Mayo Protected Forest, San Martin, Peru

The Arena Blanca Reserve, located in the buffer zone of the Alto Mayo Protected Forest, is recognized for the diversity of bird species it possesses and for the services to facilitate their observation; as part of this process, Tanager observatories have been implemented, a very colorful and representative species of the tropical Andes. Tanagers Tanagers

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wildlife monitoring

Wildlife monitoring in Arena Blanca Reserve, San Martin, Peru

The Arena Blanca Reserve is an ideal place for bird watching and photography, however, through the monitoring we have initiated, other species of fauna have been recorded, which demonstrates the effectiveness of the conservation actions taken there.

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peru and birdwatching

Peru and birdwatching as a national hobby

Peru has registered 1877 birds (Plenge, 2020), so it is one of the countries with the largest number of birds in the world. For this reason, between others that are presented in this article, bird watching is an activity with a big potential to become a national hobby. The importance of birds in ancient Peru

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trips to the amazon rainforest

Trips to the Amazon rainforest, well-being and health

Connecting with nature is essential to improve our health and happiness; in this article, we present the benefits and tips to connect with the Amazon rainforest and wildlife in your next trips. Benefits of nature travel to our well-being According to Richard Louv, the connection with nature should be a human right, due to the

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record of hummingbirds

Record of Hummingbirds of Northern Peru Birding Route

“Hummingbirds´watching is a very interesting activity on The Northern Peru Birding Route. For this reason, in 2019, we began to record the diversity of this family in the main observatories of this especies of northern Peru, having recorded, in that year up to 62 different species in total”. The hummingbird registration was done during the

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