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Northern Peru ~ Endemics in the Andes

November 02, 2019 to November 17, 2019 — 15 days

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Rufous-crested Coquette. Northern Peru, Nov 2018. (c) Avery Bartels
Incredible Inca Terns. Pucusana, Peru. Nov 2018 (c) Avery Bartels.
Sparkling Violetear. Northern Peru (c) Chris Charlesworth.
Peru's national bird, the Andean Cock-of-the-Rock. (c) Chris Charlesworth.
Forests near Abra Patricia, Peru. (c) Chris Charlesworth
Cliff Flycatcher. Northern Peru (c) Chris Charlesworth
Great Grebe, near Lima, Peru. (c) Chris Charlesworth.
  • Up to 500 species possible on this tour of Northern Peru, a spectacular region with many endemic and regional endemic birds, as well as incredible scenery, delicious cuisine and rich history. 
  • Upwards of 50 species of hummingbird possible on this tour including such gems as Long-tailed Sylph, Gould's Jewelfront, Booted Racket-tail, Royal Sunangel, Giant Hummingbird, Sword-billed Hummingbird and the most bizarre of all, the Marvelous Spatuletail!
  • Flocks of brightly colored tropical forest birds like toucans, fruiteaters, cotingas and a vast array of tanagers, including Yellow-scarfed, Buff-bellied, Flame-faced, Paradise, and Golden tanager, just to touch on a few.
  • Boat trip out into Pucusana Harbor to view Humboldt Penguins, Inca Terns and other near-shore birds.
  • Visits to feeders that attract such secretive birds like antpittas, tinamous and woodquail.
  • Explore the Tumbes region, home to a number of endemic species like Peruvian Plantcutter, Tumbes Sparrow, Tumbes Hummingbird and Tumbes Tyrant.
  • Stay at the famous Abra Patricia Lodge, with exquisite birding right outside your accommodations. 
  • A number of owls possible, including the ultra-rare Long-whiskered Owlet, and others like Mottled Owl, Black-banded Owl and Black-and-white Owl. Oilbirds as well!

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