Hummingbirds are amazing creature, restricted to Americas, Peru its home of 127 species, some of them are Peruvian endemics, including the biggest “Giant Hummingbird”, the most spectacular, crazy and wonderful “Marvelous Spatuletail” and very small range habitat “Purple-backed Sunbeam”.
We are the only tour company that offers a change to visit it habitat “Molino Viejo”, in this isolated area we can see not only this species but we get a set o variety of Peruvian endemic species with good chance to see most of them.
Rufous-eared Brushfinch, Baron’s Spinetail, Plain-tailed Warbling-finch, Unicolored Tapaculo, Striated Earthcreeper, White-cheeked Cotinga, Ancash Tapaculo, all these species are Peruvian endemic and there are many more to see it. fortunately our standar tour offer chance to visit area, Spectacular Northern Peru Birding tour finish in Trujillo where it’s the perfect place to connect to this extension.
Day 1: SINSICAP to HUAMACHUCO.
from Trujillo we have a driving to Sincicap we have a morning birding on this west slope of the andes, Rusty-bellied Spinetail, Piura Chat-tyrant, Black-necked Woodpecker, Unicolored Tapaculo are some Peruvian endemic species that we need to find before to leave this area, after our picnic we have a long driving to get Huamachuco.
Night: Huamachuco. B:L:D.
Day 2: MOLINO VIEJO – “Purple-backed Sunbeam”
This is the most exciting day, we leave early in the morning our hotel to drive toward this isolated location in southern and upper marañon valley, we spend most of the day birding and looking for our targets, several Peruvian endemic are on the list, Rufous-eared Brushfinch, Baron’s Spinetail, Plain-tailed Warbling-finch, Unicolored Tapaculo, Striated Earthcreeper, White-cheeked Cotinga, Ancash Tapaculo, Black-crested Warbler, Green-headed Hillstar, Red-crested Cotinga, Many.striped Canastero, Slender-billed Miner, and many more depending of road conditions we’ll drive back or spend a night close by Molino Viejo
Night. Huamachuco. B:L:D.
Day 3 Back to Trujillo
We have a long driving to go back to Trujillo, we’ll pass by the high andes several andean species are possible, Variable hawk, Aplomado Falcon, Black Siskin, Streak-throated Canastero, Andean Negrito, Cream-winged Cinclodes, Bright-rumped Yellow-finch, Puna Ibis, Yellow-billed teal, Yellow-billed Pintail, Cinnamon Teal, Puna Teal, Silvery Grebe, depending what time its our domestic flight to Lima and if time allows us, all the way down the valley near the coast, we look for Cactus Canastero, Costal Miner, Cinereous Finch and Great Inca-finch, all of them Peruvian endemic species.
We finish our tour in Trujillo Airport.