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Peru: Paradise of Birds

  1. 1. Perú a Paradise of Birds<br />Bio geographic Bird-regions of Peru<br />Duklida<br />http://www.perubirdingroutes.com<br />
  2. 2. Peruvian Birding Routes<br />North:1200 species, home to some of the most sought-after Peruvian endemics.<br />Center: Low-budget birding route, lots of birding alternatives at different altitudes.<br />South: Best-known route, with Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Abra Malaga, Manu and Tambopata.<br />
  3. 3. Center: Discovering the Unknown<br />
  4. 4. North: The Endemic Species Route<br />
  5. 5. South: Best-known Birding Route<br />
  6. 6. Ecuatorial Pacific Coast Birds<br />This coastal region of beautiful deciduous landscapes and warm weather stretches from the border with Ecuador south to the department of La Libertad. Together with the smoothest of Ecuador is one of the most important endemic bird centres in the world, called the Tumbesian region, holding 54 range-restricted bird species. Many of these regional endemic are also Peruvian endemic such as White-winged Guan, Tumbes Hummingbird, Coastal Miner, Surf Cinclodes, Piura Chat-Tyrant, Tumbes Tyrant, Rufous Flycatcher, Peruvian Plantcutter and Bay-crowned Brush-Finch.<br />
  7. 7. Bay Crowned Brush Finch<br />
  8. 8. Surf Cinclodes<br />
  9. 9. Piura Chat -Tyrant<br />
  10. 10. Tumbes Hummingbird<br />
  11. 11. Coastal Miner<br />
  12. 12. Peruvian Plant Cutter<br />
  13. 13. Rufous Flycatcher<br />
  14. 14. Tumbes - Tyrant<br />
  15. 15. White – Winged Guan<br />
  16. 16. Peruvian Desert Birds<br />Basically no rain a year falls in this extremely dry region along the pacific coast, making it the driest desert in the world together with the Atacama Desert with which it emerges. However, the desert is crossed by 53 fertile, vegetated valleys with unique set of birds, some of which are endemic to Peru: Black-necked Woodpecker, Peruvian Shear tailed, Cactus Canastero and Slender-billed Finch among others.<br />
  17. 17. Black-necked Woodpecker<br />
  18. 18. Cactus Canastero<br />
  19. 19. Peruvian Sheartail<br />
  20. 20. Slender-billed Finch<br />
  21. 21. Pacific Andes Birds<br />The rather dry or semi humid mountains on the western side of the Ander(Pacific) have dramatic landscapes characterized by extreme elevational change.<br />Several Peruvian endemics are found in these habitats like: Bronze-tailed Comet, Striated Earth creeper, Rusty-crowned Tit—Spine tail, Piura Chat-Tyrant, White-checked Cotinga, Rusty-bellied Brush-Finch and Great Inca-Finch among other.<br />
  22. 22. Great Inca Finch<br />
  23. 23. Rusty-Bellied Brush Finch<br />
  24. 24. Rusty-Crowned Tit-Spinetail<br />
  25. 25. Striated Earth Creeper<br />
  26. 26. White Checked Cotinga<br />
  27. 27. Sierra Birds<br />Embedded between the eastern and western slopes of the Andes. Birding here is like being so close to heaven. It is located at around 4000m, but generally the birds can be watched from the roads, or within short walking distance in the forest. <br />You can see here this Peruvian endemics: Black breasted Hill star , Dark winged miner, White bellied Cinclodes, several Canesteros and a number of Polylepis woodland specialists<br />
  28. 28. Andean Tit Spinetailed<br />
  29. 29. Black Breasted Hillstar<br />
  30. 30. Canastero<br />
  31. 31. Dark Winged Miner<br />
  32. 32. Polylepis Woodland Specialist<br />
  33. 33. White Bellied Cinclodes<br />
  34. 34. Yellow Striped Brush Finch<br />

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