Birding in the protected wetland of Puerto Viejo

Multi-coloured rush-tyrant - Birding in Peru with Nature ExpeditionsThe wetland of Puerto Viejo covers more than 300 hectares and is located about 70 Kilometers south of Lima. More than 100 bird species have been registered in this wetland. The main attractions of this wetland are a big population of the beautiful Many colored rush-tyrant, as well as the endemic Coastal miner.

Other specialties to be observed all year round are: Vermilion flycatcher, Wren-like rush bird, Great grebe, Pied-billed grebe, White-cheeked pintail, Andean duck  amongst many others

 

White-cheeked pintail - Birding with Nature Expeditions in Peru Price (Valid till 31.12.2014) (not including tax)

– 583 Nuevos Soles if you book alone

– 359 Nuevos Soles per person if you book for 2 people

– 294 Nuevos Soles per person if you book for 3 or more people

 

Trip Program:

Snowy egret - Birding in Peru with Nature Expeditions – Hotel Pick-up

– Road-transfer to Puerto Viejo (80 km)

– 2 hours birding

– Road-transfer back to Lima (80 km)

 

Puna Ibis - Birding in Peru with Nature Expeditions Includes:

– Guide (English/Spanish/German speaking)

– Entrance fees

– Lunch box (regular, vegetarian or vegan)

– Transfer

Birding with Nature Expeditions in Peru

Wrenlike rushbird - Birding with Nature Expeditions in Peru
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Birding in Peru with Nature Expeditions

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Peru birding with Nature Expeditions
Travel with biologist Stefan Austermühle, Executive Director of the Peruvian nature conservation group Mundo Azul and founder of Nature Expeditions. Stefan is deeply involved in nature conservation and biological research in Peru since 1998. Originally a cetacean researcher he has become an experienced and dedicated birder while working all over the country. He carries on ecological research on bird populations and trains bird guides at the Peruvian Institute for Tourism Education (CENFOTUR). To read more about his work click here.

To see his bird life list click here.

To see his bird videos click here.

To see his bird pictures click here.

See below a list of bird species which you can observe on our birding trips

 

Common species all year round

Coastal miner                                    Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Vermilion flycatcher                      Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Wren-like rush bird                        Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Many-colored rush-tyrant           Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Great grebe                                       Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Pied-billed grebe                            Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

White-cheeked pintail                 Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Cinnamon teal                                  Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Andean duck                                     Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Common moorhen                         Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Andean (Slate-colored) coot      Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Great white egret                           Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Cattle egret                                        Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Snowy egret                                      Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Black-crowned night-heron        Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Striated heron                                  Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Little blue heron                              Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Puna ibis                                             Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Killdeer                                                                Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Blue-and-white swallow              Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Lesser yellowlegs                            Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Spotted sandpiper                          Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Black vulture                                     Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

House wren                                       Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Grassland yellow-finch                 Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Rufous-collared sparrow              Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Peruvian meadowlark                   Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

House sparrow                                 Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

 

Common migratory birds

Semipalmated plover                    Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Snowy plover                                    Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

 

Occasional sightings

Peruvian thick-knee                       Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Black-necked Stilt                           Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

American kestrel                             Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

West Peruvian dove                      Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Eared dove                                         Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Croaking ground-dove                  Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Groove-billed ani                            Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Burrowing owl                                  Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Lesser nighthawk                            Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

House wren                                       Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Cinereous conebill                         Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Shiny cowbird                                   Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Scrub blackbird                                 Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Yellow-hooded blackbird            Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Blue-black grassquit                       Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Drab seedeater                                                Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Parrot-billed seedeater                                Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Chestnut-throated seedeater    Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Hooded siskin                                   Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

 

Rare Sightings and Historically recorded Species (unlikely to be seen):

White-tufted grebe, Chilean flamingo, Tricolored heron, Cocoi heron, Least bittern, Puna teal, Blue-winged teal, Yellow-billed pintail, Speckled teal, Turkey vulture, Osprey, Variable hawk, Harris’ hawk, Cinereous harrier, Black-chested buzzard-eagle, Peregrine falcon, Andean coot, Plumbeous rail, Purple gallinule, Wilson’s phalarope, Red phalarope, American oystercatcher, Andean lapwing, Black-bellied plover, Greater yellowlegs, Sanderling, Semipalmated sandpiper, Pectoral sandpiper, Stilt sandpiper, Western sandpiper, Baird’s sandpiper, Whrimbel, Ruddy turnstone, Least sandpiper, Black skimmer, Franklin’s gull, Grey-hooded gull, Mountain parakeet, Barn owl, Dark-faced ground-tyrant, Short-tailed field-tyrant, Barn swallow, Purple Martin, Cliff swallow, Yellowish pipit, Collared warbling-finch

Book your birding tour or get more information
You can also phone us at: (0051) (1) 994 10 42 06

 

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