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Bird Amazon watching in Peru
The late Theodore Parker III, famous American field ornithologist once said “Peru offers ‘bird-enthusiasts’ more than any other country in the world… Being here is like being a child visiting a huge store filled with new and fascinating toys amazon Peru”. He was right Best Amazon Birds in Manu National Park, Tambopata and Sandoval Lake.
Peru possesses an extraordinary ornithological bird diversity. New species are continually being discovered every year in its cloud-forests and Amazon jungle in Peru, as well as in its rugged mountains and inter-Andean valleys. At last count, there were 1710 bird registered species (close to 20% of the world’s total), of which more than 300 birds are endemic. Furthermore, Peru holds the record for the most species in a single place (650 in the area surrounding the Explorer’s Inn lodge, located in the jungle of Tambopata) and the record for the highest number of species seen in a single day (361 in the area surrounding the Biological Station of Cocha Cashu, in Manu National Park).
For birdwatchers, Peru Amazon is a true paradise. It is filled with species dwelling in unique and fragile habitats, large migratory birds arriving from the most remote parts of the world and with species that, having disappeared in other countries, flourish in unexplored corners of the country. These giant flocks are a fundamental element in the life cycles of the sea, jungle and Andean lakes of bird.