Horned Screamer Anhima cornuta

Horned Screamer Anhima cornuta

Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata

Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata

Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus

Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus

Anhinga Anhinga anhinga

Anhinga Anhinga anhinga

Rufescent Tiger-Heron Tigrisoma lineatum

Rufescent Tiger-Heron Tigrisoma lineatum

Cocoi Heron Ardea cocoi

Cocoi Heron Ardea cocoi

Greater Yellow-headed Vulture Cathartes melambrotus

Greater Yellow-headed Vulture Cathartes melambrotus

Osprey Pandion haliaetus

Osprey Pandion haliaetus

Snail Kite Rostrhamus sociabilis

Snail Kite Rostrhamus sociabilis

Snail Kite Rostrhamus sociabilis

Snail Kite Rostrhamus sociabilis

Plumbeous Kite Ictinia plumbea

Plumbeous Kite Ictinia plumbea

Puna [Variable] Hawk Buteo [polysoma] poecilochrous

Puna [Variable] Hawk Buteo [polysoma] poecilochrous

Mountain Caracara Phalcoboenus megalopterus

Mountain Caracara Phalcoboenus megalopterus

Mountain Caracara Phalcoboenus megalopterus

Mountain Caracara Phalcoboenus megalopterus

Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes

Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes

Wattled Jacana Jacana jacana

Wattled Jacana Jacana jacana

Large-billed Tern Phaetusa simplex

Large-billed Tern Phaetusa simplex

Pale-vented Pigeon Patagioenas cayennensis

Pale-vented Pigeon Patagioenas cayennensis

Scarlet Macaw Ara macao

Scarlet Macaw Ara macao

Scarlet Macaw Ara macao

Scarlet Macaw Ara macao

Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus

Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus

Chestnut-fronted Macaw Ara severus

Chestnut-fronted Macaw Ara severus

Orange-cheeked Parrot Gypopsitta  barrabandi and Mealy Parrot Amazona farinosa

Orange-cheeked Parrot Gypopsitta barrabandi and Mealy Parrot Amazona farinosa

Blue-headed Parrot Pionus menstruus

Blue-headed Parrot Pionus menstruus

Blue-headed Parrot Pionus menstruus

Blue-headed Parrot Pionus menstruus

Mealy Parrot Amazona farinosa

Mealy Parrot Amazona farinosa

Mealy Parrot Amazona farinosa and Blue-headed Parrot Pionus menstruus

Mealy Parrot Amazona farinosa and Blue-headed Parrot Pionus menstruus

Hoatzin Opisthocomus hoazin

Hoatzin Opisthocomus hoazin

Hoatzin Opisthocomus hoazin

Hoatzin Opisthocomus hoazin

Greater Ani Crotophaga major

Greater Ani Crotophaga major

Amazonian Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium hardyi

Amazonian Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium hardyi

Peruvian Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium peruanum

Peruvian Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium peruanum

Ladder-tailed Nightjar Hydropsalis climacocerca

Ladder-tailed Nightjar Hydropsalis climacocerca

Sparkling Violetear Colibri coruscans

Sparkling Violetear Colibri coruscans

Wire-crested Thorntail Discosura popelairii

Wire-crested Thorntail Discosura popelairii

Wire-crested Thorntail Discosura popelairii

Wire-crested Thorntail Discosura popelairii

Speckled Hummingbird Adelomyia melanogenys

Speckled Hummingbird Adelomyia melanogenys

Bearded Mountaineer Oreonympha nobilis

Bearded Mountaineer Oreonympha nobilis

Fork-tailed Woodnymph Thalurania furcata

Fork-tailed Woodnymph Thalurania furcata

Many-spotted Hummingbird Taphrospilus hypostictus

Many-spotted Hummingbird Taphrospilus hypostictus

Golden-tailed Sapphire Chrysuronia oenone

Golden-tailed Sapphire Chrysuronia oenone

Amazon Kingfisher Chloroceryle amazona

Amazon Kingfisher Chloroceryle amazona

Blue-crowned [Highland] Motmot Momotus  momota [aequatorialis]

Blue-crowned [Highland] Motmot Momotus momota [aequatorialis]

Striolated Puffbird Nystalus striolatus

Striolated Puffbird Nystalus striolatus

Striolated Puffbird Nystalus striolatus

Striolated Puffbird Nystalus striolatus

Lanceolated Monklet Micromonacha lanceolata

Lanceolated Monklet Micromonacha lanceolata

White-throated Toucan Ramphastos tucanus

White-throated Toucan Ramphastos tucanus

White-throated Toucan Ramphastos tucanus

White-throated Toucan Ramphastos tucanus

White-throated Toucan Ramphastos tucanus

White-throated Toucan Ramphastos tucanus

Curl-crested Aracari Pteroglossus beauharnaesii

Curl-crested Aracari Pteroglossus beauharnaesii

Red-stained Woodpecker Veniliornis affinis

Red-stained Woodpecker Veniliornis affinis

White-throated Woodpecker Piculus leucolaemus

White-throated Woodpecker Piculus leucolaemus

Scale-breasted Woodpecker Celeus grammicus

Scale-breasted Woodpecker Celeus grammicus

Pale-legged Hornero Furnarius leucopus

Pale-legged Hornero Furnarius leucopus

Slender-billed Xenops Xenops tenuirostris

Slender-billed Xenops Xenops tenuirostris

Olive-backed Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus triangularis

Olive-backed Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus triangularis

Olive-backed Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus triangularis

Olive-backed Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus triangularis

Many-colored Rush-Tyrant Tachuris rubrigastra

Many-colored Rush-Tyrant Tachuris rubrigastra

Brown-backed Chat-Tyrant Ochthoeca fumicolor

Brown-backed Chat-Tyrant Ochthoeca fumicolor

Social Flycatcher Myiozetetes similis

Social Flycatcher Myiozetetes similis

Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus

Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus

Andean Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruvianus

Andean Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruvianus

Andean Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruvianus

Andean Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruvianus

Green [Inca] Jay Cyanocorax yncas

Green [Inca] Jay Cyanocorax yncas

White-winged Swallow Tachycineta albiventer

White-winged Swallow Tachycineta albiventer

Sedge [Grass] Wren Cistothorus platensis

Sedge [Grass] Wren Cistothorus platensis

Black-capped Donacobius Donacobius atricapilla

Black-capped Donacobius Donacobius atricapilla

Glossy-black Thrush Turdus serranus

Glossy-black Thrush Turdus serranus

Black-billed Thrush Turdus ignobilis

Black-billed Thrush Turdus ignobilis

White-shouldered Tanager Tachyphonus luctuosus

White-shouldered Tanager Tachyphonus luctuosus

Masked Crimson Tanager Ramphocelus nigrogularis

Masked Crimson Tanager Ramphocelus nigrogularis

Silver-beaked Tanager Ramphocelus carbo

Silver-beaked Tanager Ramphocelus carbo

Blue-gray Tanager Thraupis episcopus

Blue-gray Tanager Thraupis episcopus

Paradise Tanager Tangara chilensis

Paradise Tanager Tangara chilensis

Red-crowned Ant-Tanager Habia rubica

Red-crowned Ant-Tanager Habia rubica

Yellow-bellied Seedeater Sporophila nigricollis

Yellow-bellied Seedeater Sporophila nigricollis

Black-billed Seed-Finch Oryzoborus atrirostris

Black-billed Seed-Finch Oryzoborus atrirostris

Buff-throated Saltator Saltator maximus

Buff-throated Saltator Saltator maximus

Russet-backed Oropendola Psarocolius angustifrons

Russet-backed Oropendola Psarocolius angustifrons

Yellow-rumped Cacique Cacicus cela

Yellow-rumped Cacique Cacicus cela

Pale-eyed Blackbird Agelasticus xanthophthalmus

Pale-eyed Blackbird Agelasticus xanthophthalmus

Giant Cowbird Molothrus oryzivorus

Giant Cowbird Molothrus oryzivorus

Olivaceous Siskin Carduelis olivacea

Olivaceous Siskin Carduelis olivacea

Peru '07


These image were from a three week trip to southeastern Peru. We started from Cusco and then birded our way across the Andes and down Manu Road to the Amazonian lowlands. A fabulous if wet introduction to the spectacular country.

My trip list may be found here.

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