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Central Peru - Birding Tours

Central Peru is a destination for birders who Loves rare and localized species, birding is more focused on a few specific (but very special!) target birds. For people out there dreaming of Junin Grebes, Golden-backed Mountain-Tanagers, Diademed Sandpiper-Plovers, Black-spectacled Brushfinch, central peru is your destination.
It is unsurprising that Central Peru is the endemic hotbed of the country. Although the area we travel through is not large, we encounter a great diversity of habitats at elevations ranging from sea level to almost 5000 m. Birding Central Peru requires some long drives, but the rewards in rarely-seen endemics makes it worthwhile! In addition to the complete tours offered in the links below and at right, we can organize short trips from Lima to sample limited parts of central peru; please contact us for your personalized program in which we optimize chances to see all your target birds together in a single tour.

Central Peru - Birding Tours

Central Peru is a destination for birders who Loves rare and localized species, birding is more focused on a few specific (but very special!) target birds. For people out there dreaming of Junin Grebes, Golden-backed Mountain-Tanagers, Diademed Sandpiper-Plovers, Black-spectacled Brushfinch, central peru is your destination.
It is unsurprising that Central Peru is the endemic hotbed of the country. Although the area we travel through is not large, we encounter a great diversity of habitats at elevations ranging from sea level to almost 5000 m. Birding Central Peru requires some long drives, but the rewards in rarely-seen endemics makes it worthwhile! In addition to the complete tours offered in the links below and at right, we can organize short trips from Lima to sample limited parts of central peru; please contact us for your personalized program in which we optimize chances to see all your target birds together in a single tour.

Birding in Central Peru is extraordinary, most of the targets birds are very localized and some of the them are critically endangered, this tour is very special, we visit some remote area where there are well know but undescribed species, so this makes even more exiting our birding tour in Satipo road.

There is some remote area close by Satipo that we consider part of an expedition, where Sira Tanager and Sira Barbet are present, if you passion is add some especial and unique species on your personal bird list this area is not to be missed!!

Central Peru is unsurprisingly, the endemic hotebed of the country. Birding the Humboldt Current and Atacama Desert on the Pacific Coast, the dry West Andean Slope, the barren but diverse high-elevation puna, and humid forests from the treeline to the beginnings of the Amazon lowlands, you will find a rewarding variety of habitats in this area. Some of the star birds include Humboldt Penguin, Great Inca-Finch, White-cheeked Cotinga, Diademed Sandpiper-Plover, Junin Grebe, Golden-backed Mountain-Tanager, Yellow-scarfed Tanager, and Oilbird.

Most of this tour is on decent paved roads, though some time is spent on gravel roads in more remote areas. Most hotels are comfortable, clean, and some mid-range, but unique local endemic species.

This is a short but richfull birding trip in the dry West Andean Slope and the barren but diverse high-elevation puna, this is home of lots of endemic birds, with small and restricted habitat for most of them,

Santa Eulalia Valley is accesible in a short time and good birding, there you will find a rewarding variety of habitats in this small area. Some of the star birds include Rufous-breasted Warbling-fing, Great Inca-Finch, White-bellied Cinclodes, White-cheeked Cotinga, Diademed Sandpiper-Plover, Junin Grebe, the last one critically endangered