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Ollantaytambo, Peru (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Ollantaytambo, Peru

Map of Ollantaytambo, Peru

View from Abra Malaga Another View from Abra Malaga Kwik E Mart Ollantaytambo
Stripe-headed Antpitta (Grallaria andicolus) Taczanowskis Ground-tyrant (Muscisaxicola griseus) Chiguanco Thrush (Turdus chiguanco) Alpaca (Lama pacos) White-winged Diuca-Finch (Diuca speculifera) Thick-billed Siskin (Spinus crassirostris)
Andean Flicker (Colaptes rupicola) Cream-winged Cinclodes (Cinclodes albiventris) Plumbeous Sierra-Finch (Geospizopsis unicolor) - Female Plumbeous Sierra-Finch (Geospizopsis unicolor) - Male White-browed Ground-Tyrant (Muscisaxicola albilora) Puna Tapaculo (Scytalopus simonsi)
Greenish Yellow-Finch (Sicalis olivascens) Black-faced Ibis (Theristicus melanopis)

Ancient Inca City.



9/5/2016: I took a taxi up to the pass at Abra Malaga where I was to hike down into the valley and meet the taxi driver on the bottom. After hiking a bit, the "single" trail branched off into about four thousand trails, and I was not sure that I was walking down the correct valley. Of course, it was starting to get dark. I ended up on some cow path through a bunch of bushes walking in a river, but there it was. The taxi!

Previous Visit (Parque Nacional del Manu: 9/4/2016)
Next Visit (Machu Picchu: 9/6/2016)

Species Recorded (24)

Birds ( 23 )

Ibises and Spoonbills ( Threskiornithidae )
Black-faced Ibis - Theristicus melanopis

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
American Kestrel - Falco sparverius
Mountain Caracara - Phalcoboenus megalopterus

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Andean Lapwing - Vanellus resplendens

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Andean Gull - Chroicocephalus serranus

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Andean Flicker - Colaptes rupicola

Ovenbirds ( Furnariidae )
Cream-winged Cinclodes - Cinclodes albiventris
White-browed Tit-Spinetail - Leptasthenura xenothorax

Antthrushes and Antpittas ( Formicaridae )
Stripe-headed Antpitta - Grallaria andicolus

Tapaculo ( Rhinocryptidae )
Puna Tapaculo - Scytalopus simonsi

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Ash-breasted Tit-Tyrant - Anairetes alpinus
White-browed Ground-Tyrant - Muscisaxicola albilora
Taczanowski's Ground-tyrant - Muscisaxicola griseus

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
House Wren - Troglodytes aedon

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Chiguanco Thrush - Turdus chiguanco

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Band-tailed Seedeater - Catamenia analis
Plumbeous Sierra-Finch - Geospizopsis unicolor
Greenish Yellow-Finch - Sicalis olivascens

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Black-backed Grosbeak - Pheucticus aureoventris

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Rufous-collared Sparrow - Zonotrichia capensis

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
White-winged Diuca-Finch - Idiopsar speculifer
Thick-billed Siskin - Spinus crassirostris


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