Urban birding in Lima

Amazilia hummingbird - Birding in Peru with Nature Expeditions Lima, a mega city of 9 million people, surprises you with a great variety of wild species that have adapted to the urban habitats. Come with us to observe hawks, parrots, hummingbirds, wild dove species and other colorful birds in San Isidro’s “El Olivar” park, consisting of the remains of a former olive farm. It offers you an astonishing diversity of up to 29 bird species, many of which you will be able to observe with the help of our experienced birding guides.

You can see the beautiful Vermillion flycatcher and the Saffron finch, as well as the fascinating Amazilia hummingbird. There are up to three species of parrots and Vermilion flycatcher - Birding with Nature Expeditions in Peru parrotlets as well as three species of wild doves. The tiny Southern beardless tyrannulet and the Bananaquit are other highlights, as well as the Blue-grey tanager.

Trip Program:

– Hotel Pick-up

– 1 hour birding

– Transfer to Hotel

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Price (Valid till 31.12.2014) (not including tax)

– 172 Nuevos Soles if you book alone

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

– 97 Nuevos Soles per person if you book for 3-5 people

Urban birding in Lima with Nature Expeditions

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Includes:

– Guide (English/Spanish/German speaking)

– Transfer

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

 

 

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 trip

 

Common species all year round

Amazilia hummingbird                                 Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

Southern beardless tyrannulet                 Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video, Song

Vermilion flycatcher                                      Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video, Song

Vermilion flycatcher (melanic race)        Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

Tropical kingbird                                              Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

Pacific parrotlet                                               Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

Canary-winged parakeet                              Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

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

House wren                                                       Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

Longtailed mockingbird                                  Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

House sparrow                                                 Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

Bananaquit                                                         Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

Blue-gray tanager                                            Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

Blue-black grassquit                                       Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

Saffron finch                                                      Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

Rufous collared sparrow                              Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

Shiny cowbird                                                   Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

Rock dove                                                           Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow, Video,  Song

Eared dove                                                         Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

West Peruvian dove                                      Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

Croaking ground dove                                   Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

Black vulture                                                     Species fact sheet,  Picture,  Slideshow,  Video,  Song

 

Occasional sightings

Peruvian sheartail                                           Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Red-masked parakeet                                   Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Barn swallow                                                     Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Scrub blackbird                                                 Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

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

Snowy egret                                    Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow                                         

Harris’ hawk                                                      Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Groove-billed ani                                            Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Barn owl                                                              Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

Peruvia Pygmy-owl                                          Species fact sheet           Picture                  Slideshow           Video

 

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

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