The Bolivian Chaco, August 2019

The Bolivian Chaco-August 21st to 24th 2019 Tour Leaders: Barry Walker & Richard Amable   ITINERARY Day 1, 21st Aug: Met at the airport and drove to Camiri, birding various sites en route. Night Camiri. 900 meters. Day 2, 22nd Aug: All day birding the Chaco east of Boyuibe on the road to Villazon. Night […]

Bolivia, August/September 2019

Bolivia-August 25th to September 14th, 2019 Tour Leaders: Richard Amable & Barry Walker ITINERARY Day 1 (Aug 25th): We arrived at Viru-Viru International airport in Santa Cruz very early in the morning. We firstly visited the Botanical gardens, paying particular attention to any Santa Cruz specialties. We visited a small lake, which is home to […]

Manu Biosphere Reserve, April 2019

Manu Biosphere Reserve-April 8th to 26th 2019 Tour Leader: Gustavo Bautista ITINERARY: April 8th: We started early after breakfast, leaving from Cusco to spend the whole day birding around the high Andean lake called Huacarpay. Overnight in Cusco. April 9th to 10th: Early departure to go to Manu. First birding stop was near Huancarani where […]

Central Andes of Peru, April 2019

Central Andes of Peru-April 14th to 27th 2019 Tour leader: Fernando Angulo This was a shortened version of our regular High Andes tour and was very target-orientated, thus not as many species were seen as usual but nearly all the targets were gathered!! No other Peru itinerary provides as many less well-known and localized endemics […]

Cusco & Manu National Park, November 2018

Cusco & Manu National Park-November 5th to 23rd 2018 Tour leader: Gustavo Bautista On this 19-Day trip we recorded and saw 10 Peruvian endemics, 42 range-restricted bird species, plus the first documented (photographed) Tennessee Warbler record for Peru! We started in Cusco and continued our trip from the Andes to the lowlands, going up and […]

Lima coast, Lomas de Lachay, Abra Malaga & Manu cloud forest, October 2018

Lima coast, Lomas de Lachay, Abra Malaga & Manu cloud forest-October 10th to 26th 2018 Tour leader: Gustavo Bautista This tour started and finished on the Lima coast. Inbetween we took the ‘Manu Road trip’ (itinerary as per our “Cloud forests and mountains of Manu” tour), starting and finishing in Cusco. This enabled us to […]

Complete Chile, October/November 2018

Complete Chile-October 29th to November 16th 2018 Tour leader: Eduardo Navarro This trip report covers 18 spectacular birding days throughout Chile, from Arica on the Peruvian border in north of the country to the capital Santiago and surroundings in the central area, finishing in Punta Arenas in fascinating Patagonia. The trip was conveniently available in […]

Northern Peru, September/October 2018

Northern Peru-September 13th to October 2nd 2018 Tour leader: Alex Durand A twenty-day trip to North Peru, making the circuit into the interior of the country, starting and finishing in Chiclayo with a day along the coast south of Lima, targeting some of the endemic species of the area. Many have copied this trip over […]

Manu Biosphere Reserve, September 2018

Manu Biosphere Reserve, September 3rd to 21st 2018 Tour leader: Fernando Angulo ITINERARY September 3rd: Early start and birding Huacarpay Lake. Then to Huambutio bridge for Bearded Mountaneer. Later, Huaypo lake. Overnight in Cuzco. September 4th: We started in Cuzco, and went to Paucartambo via Pisac. Then we crossed the Acjanaco pass and overnighted at […]

Birding & Photography tour in Tambopata national park, October 2018

Birding & Photography tour in Tambopata national park, south-east Peru, October 13th to 22nd 2018 Tour leader: Richard Amable This tour was a customised one, designed to cover the habitats and to photograph the key species. The Tambopata national reserve is 274,690 hectares in size and is located in the Amazon basin of south-east Peru, […]