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Peru: 8/29/2016 - 9/7/2016 (Center on Map)

Peru

Inca Wren (Pheugopedius eisenmanni)



Cusco - Plaza de Armas Cusco - View Paucartambo Bridge Glasswing Butterfly Coca Leaves Crumbling Bridge
Unidentified Toad Back to Civilization Ninamarca View from Abra Malaga Another View from Abra Malaga Kwik E Mart
Ollantaytambo Machu Picchu from Sun Gate Machu Picchu Intihuatana Stone Still Another View of Machu Picchu Another View of Machu Picchu
Andean Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus) Tawny-bellied Screech-Owl (Megascops watsonii) Brown Tinamou (Crypturellus obsoletus) Mourning Sierra-Finch (Phrygilus fruticeti) Stripe-headed Antpitta (Grallaria andicolus) Taczanowskis Ground-tyrant (Muscisaxicola griseus)
Cinnamon-throated Woodcreeper (Dendrexetastes rufigula) Blue-headed Parrot (Pionus menstruus) Blue-throated Piping-Guan (Pipile cumanensis) Rufous-crested Coquette (Lophornis delattrei) Golden-tailed Sapphire (Chrysuronia oenone) Speckled Chachalaca (Ortalis guttata)
Gray-cowled Wood-Rail (Aramides cajaneus) Masked Crimson Tanager (Ramphocelus nigrogularis) Gray-breasted Sabrewing (Campylopterus largipennis) Red-capped Cardinal (Paroaria gularis) Hooded Siskin (Spinus magellanicus) Yellow-billed Pintail (Anas georgica)
Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes) Andean Gull (Chroicocephalus serranus) - Breeding Andean Gull (Chroicocephalus serranus) - Non-breeding Slate-colored Coot (Fulica ardesiaca) Inca Wren (Pheugopedius eisenmanni) Black-backed Grosbeak (Pheucticus aureoventris)

A trip to Peru visiting the highland areas around Cusco including the cloud forest at Manu National Park.

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Species Recorded (230)

Birds ( 223 )

Tinamous ( Tinamidae )
Brown Tinamou - Crypturellus obsoletus

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
White-tufted Grebe - Rollandia rolland

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Neotropic Cormorant - Phalacrocorax brasilianus

Anhingas ( Anhingidae )
Anhinga - Anhinga anhinga

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis
Striated Heron - Butorides striata
Little Blue Heron - Egretta caerulea
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula
Fasciated Tiger-Heron - Tigrisoma fasciatum
Rufescent Tiger-Heron - Tigrisoma lineatum

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

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Cinnamon Teal - Anas cyanoptera
Yellow-Billed Teal - Anas flavirostris
Yellow-billed Pintail - Anas georgica
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Puna Teal - Anas puna
Torrent Duck - Merganetta armata
Ruddy Duck - Oxyura jamaicensis

( Anhimidae )
Horned Screamer - Anhima cornuta

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura
Greater Yellow-headed Vulture - Cathartes melambrotus

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Cinereous Harrier - Circus cinereus
Variable Hawk - Geranoaetus polyosoma
Plumbeous Kite - Ictinia plumbea
Roadside Hawk - Rupornis magnirostris

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Aplomado Falcon - Falco femoralis
American Kestrel - Falco sparverius
Red-throated Caracara - Ibycter americanus
Mountain Caracara - Phalcoboenus megalopterus

Chachalacas, Guans, and Curassows ( Cracidae )
Speckled Chachalaca - Ortalis guttata
Andean Guan - Penelope montagnii
Blue-throated Piping-Guan - Pipile cumanensis

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
Gray-cowled Wood-Rail - Aramides cajaneus
Slate-colored Coot - Fulica ardesiaca
Common Gallinule - Gallinula galeata
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus

Limpkin ( Aramidae )
Limpkin - Aramus guarauna

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Andean Lapwing - Vanellus resplendens

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius
Lesser Yellowlegs - Tringa flavipes

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

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia
Pale-vented Pigeon - Patagioenas cayennensis
Band-tailed Pigeon - Patagioenas fasciata
Spot-winged Pigeon - Patagioenas maculosa
Eared Dove - Zenaida auriculata
West Peruvian Dove - Zenaida meloda
White-throated Quail-Dove - Zentrygon frenata

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
Mealy Parrot - Amazona farinosa
Yellow-crowned Parrot - Amazona ochrocephala
Chestnut-fronted Macaw - Ara severus
Dusky-headed Parakeet - Aratinga weddellii
Blue-headed Parrot - Pionus menstruus
Speckle-faced Parrot - Pionus tumultuosus
White-eyed Parakeet - Psittacara leucophthalmus

Cuckoos ( Cuculidae )
Smooth-billed Ani - Crotophaga ani
Squirrel Cuckoo - Piaya cayana

Hoatzin ( Opisthocomidae )
Hoatzin - Opisthocomus hoazin

Typical Owls ( Strigidae )
Black-banded Owl - Ciccaba huhula
Yungas Pygmy-Owl - Glaucidium bolivianum
Tawny-bellied Screech-Owl - Megascops watsonii

Potoos ( Nyctibiidae )
Great Potoo - Nyctibius grandis
Andean Potoo - Nyctibius maculosus

Swifts ( Apodidae )
Andean Swift - Aeronautes andecolus
White-tipped Swift - Aeronautes montivagus
Chestnut-collared Swift - Cypseloides rutilus
White-collared Swift - Streptoprocne zonaris

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Speckled Hummingbird - Adelomyia melanogenys
Shining Sunbeam - Aglaeactis cupripennis
White-bellied Hummingbird - Amazilia chionogaster
Sapphire-spangled Emerald - Amazilia lactea
Green-and-white Hummingbird - Amazilia viridicauda
Chestnut-breasted Coronet - Boissonneaua matthewsii
Gray-breasted Sabrewing - Campylopterus largipennis
White-bellied Woodstar - Chaetocercus mulsant
Blue-tailed Emerald - Chlorostilbon mellisugus
Golden-tailed Sapphire - Chrysuronia oenone
Sparkling Violetear - Colibri coruscans
Lesser Violetear - Colibri cyanotus
Wire-crested Thorntail - Discosura popelairii
White-necked Jacobin - Florisuga mellivora
Violet-fronted Brilliant - Heliodoxa leadbeateri
Rufous-crested Coquette - Lophornis delattrei
Booted Racket-tail - Ocreatus underwoodii
Giant Hummingbird - Patagona gigas
Green Hermit - Phaethornis guy
Many-spotted Hummingbird - Taphrospilus hypostictus

Trogons ( Trogonidae )
Golden-headed Quetzal - Pharomachrus auriceps
Blue-crowned Trogon - Trogon curucui
Masked Trogon - Trogon personatus
Amazonian Trogon - Trogon ramonianus

Kingfishers ( Alcedinidae )
Amazon Kingfisher - Chloroceryle amazona
Ringed Kingfisher - Megaceryle torquata

Puffbirds ( Bucconidae )
Swallow-winged Puffbird - Chelidoptera tenebrosa
Black-fronted Nunbird - Monasa nigrifrons

Toucans ( Ramphastidae )
Blue-banded Toucanet - Aulacorhynchus coeruleicinctis
Versicolored Barbet - Eubucco versicolor

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Golden-olive Woodpecker - Colaptes rubiginosus
Andean Flicker - Colaptes rupicola
Lineated Woodpecker - Dryocopus lineatus
Ocellated Piculet - Picumnus dorbygnyanus
Little Woodpecker - Veniliornis passerinus

Ovenbirds ( Furnariidae )
Cream-winged Cinclodes - Cinclodes albiventris
Cinnamon-throated Woodcreeper - Dendrexetastes rufigula
Greater Scythebill - Drymotoxeres pucheranii
Pale-legged Hornero - Furnarius leucopus
Montane Woodcreeper - Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger
White-browed Tit-Spinetail - Leptasthenura xenothorax
Wren-like Rushbird - Phleocryptes melanops
Azara's Spinetail - Synallaxis azarae
Plain Xenops - Xenops minutus
Streaked Xenops - Xenops rutilans
Olive-backed Woodcreeper - Xiphorhynchus triangularis

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

Antbirds ( Thamnophilidae )
Blackish Antbird - Cercomacroides nigrescens
Variable Antshrike - Thamnophilus caerulescens

Tapaculo ( Rhinocryptidae )
Puna Tapaculo - Scytalopus simonsi

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Ash-breasted Tit-Tyrant - Anairetes alpinus
Smoke-colored Pewee - Contopus fumigatus
White-crested Elaenia - Elaenia albiceps
Highland Elaenia - Elaenia obscura
Sierran Elaenia - Elaenia pallatangae
Alder Flycatcher - Empidonax alnorum
Piratic Flycatcher - Legatus leucophaius
Sepia-capped Flycatcher - Leptopogon amaurocephalus
Slaty-capped Flycatcher - Leptopogon superciliaris
White-throated Tyrannulet - Mecocerculus leucophrys
White-browed Ground-Tyrant - Muscisaxicola albilora
Taczanowski's Ground-tyrant - Muscisaxicola griseus
Pale-edged Flycatcher - Myiarchus cephalotes
Short-crested Flycatcher - Myiarchus ferox
Swainson's Flycatcher - Myiarchus swainsoni
Golden-crowned Flycatcher - Myiodynastes chrysocephalus
Bran-colored Flycatcher - Myiophobus fasciatus
Social Flycatcher - Myiozetetes similis
White-browed Chat-Tyrant - Ochthoeca leucophrys
Ashy-headed Tyrannulet - Phyllomyias cinereiceps
Mottle-cheeked Tyrannulet - Phylloscartes ventralis
Great Kiskadee - Pitangus sulphuratus
Cinnamon Flycatcher - Pyrrhomyias cinnamomeus
Black Phoebe - Sayornis nigricans
Torrent Tyrannulet - Serpophaga cinerea
Tropical Kingbird - Tyrannus melancholicus

Cotingas ( Cotingidae )
Andean Cock-of-the-rock - Rupicola peruvianus

Manakins ( Pipridae )
Round-tailed Manakin - Ceratopipra chloromeros

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
White-banded Swallow - Atticora fasciata
Brown-bellied Swallow - Orochelidon murina
Brown-chested Martin - Progne tapera
Blue-and-white Swallow - Pygochelidon cyanoleuca
Southern Rough-winged Swallow - Stelgidopteryx ruficollis
White-winged Swallow - Tachycineta albiventer

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Purplish Jay - Cyanocorax cyanomelas
Violaceous Jay - Cyanocorax violaceus

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Black-capped Donacobius - Donacobius atricapilla
Gray-breasted Wood-Wren - Henicorhina leucophrys
Inca Wren - Pheugopedius eisenmanni
House Wren - Troglodytes aedon
Mountain Wren - Troglodytes solstitialis

Dippers ( Cinclidae )
White-capped Dipper - Cinclus leucocephalus

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Chiguanco Thrush - Turdus chiguanco
Great Thrush - Turdus fuscater
Black-billed Thrush - Turdus ignobilis
Slaty Thrush - Turdus nigriceps

Vireos ( Vireonidae )
Brown-capped Vireo - Vireo leucophrys

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Spectacled Redstart - Myioborus melanocephalus
Slate-throated Redstart - Myioborus miniatus
Citrine Warbler - Myiothlypis luteoviridis
Pale-legged Warbler - Myiothlypis signatus
Tropical Parula - Setophaga pitiayumi

Bananaquit ( Coerebinae )
Bananaquit - Coereba flaveola

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Hooded Mountain-Tanager - Buthraupis montana
Band-tailed Seedeater - Catamenia analis
Yellow-throated Chlorospingus - Chlorospingus flavigularis
Common Chlorospingus - Chlorospingus flavopectus
Short-billed Chlorospingus - Chlorospingus parvirostris
Magpie Tanager - Cissopis leverianus
Capped Conebill - Conirostrum albifrons
Cinereous Conebill - Conirostrum cinereum
Black-throated Flowerpiercer - Diglossa brunneiventris
Moustached Flowerpiercer - Diglossa mystacalis
Orange-bellied Euphonia - Euphonia xanthogaster
Red-capped Cardinal - Paroaria gularis
Mourning Sierra-Finch - Phrygilus fruticeti
Plumbeous Sierra-Finch - Phrygilus unicolor
Blue-and-yellow Tanager - Pipraeidea bonariensis
Silver-beaked Tanager - Ramphocelus carbo
Masked Crimson Tanager - Ramphocelus nigrogularis
Greenish Yellow-Finch - Sicalis olivascens
Black-and-white Seedeater - Sporophila luctuosa
Golden Tanager - Tangara arthus
Paradise Tanager - Tangara chilensis
Golden-eared Tanager - Tangara chrysotis
Blue-necked Tanager - Tangara cyanicollis
Beryl-spangled Tanager - Tangara nigroviridis
Golden-naped Tanager - Tangara ruficervix
Blue-and-black Tanager - Tangara vassorii
Silvery Tanager - Tangara viridicollis
Saffron-crowned Tanager - Tangara xanthocephala
Rust-and-yellow Tanager - Thlypopsis ruficeps
Blue-capped Tanager - Thraupis cyanocephala
Blue-gray Tanager - Thraupis episcopus
Palm Tanager - Thraupis palmarum

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Black-backed Grosbeak - Pheucticus aureoventris
Buff-throated Saltator - Saltator maximus

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Yellow-browed Sparrow - Ammodramus aurifrons
Black-faced Brushfinch - Atlapetes melanolaemus
Tricolored Brushfinch - Atlapetes tricolor
Rufous-collared Sparrow - Zonotrichia capensis

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Yellow-winged Blackbird - Agelasticus thilius
Yellow-rumped Cacique - Cacicus cela
Mountain Cacique - Cacicus chrysonotus
Scrub Blackbird - Dives warczewiczi
Epaulet Oriole - Icterus cayanensis
Russet-backed Oropendola - Psarocolius angustifrons
Dusky-green Oropendola - Psarocolius atrovirens
Olive Oropendola - Psarocolius bifasciatus
Crested Oropendola - Psarocolius decumanus

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Orange-eared Tanager - Chlorochrysa calliparaea
White-winged Diuca-Finch - Diuca speculifera
Thick-billed Siskin - Spinus crassirostris
Hooded Siskin - Spinus magellanicus

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