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 […]

Northern Peru, July/August 2018

Northern Peru, July 29th to August 11th 2018 Tour leader: Alex Durand Torres An intense two-week trip to Northern Peru targeting endemics for the most part but seeing a whole lot more in the process. We successfully saw some very good species indeed, including Scarlet-banded Barbet, Yellow-throated Spadebill, Chestnut-crowned Gnateater, Marvelous Spatuletail, Koepcke’s Hermit, Royal […]

Central Andes of Peru, July 2018

Central Andes of Peru, July 8th to 27th 2018 Tour leader: Alex Durand Torres No other Peru itinerary provides littler known and localized endemics as the Central Peru tour, though the better-known North Peru tour comes a close second. This little-known circuit takes us into the arid canyons of the Atacama Desert, shrubby mountain valleys, […]

Apurimac endemics & the Manu road, March 2018

Apurimac endemics & the Manu road, March 10th to 22nd 2018 Tour leader: Alex Durand An amazing twelve-day trip where we reported 287 species in total. We recorded and saw 18 Peruvian endemics, 46 range-restricted species plus the impressive view of the Salkantay massif in the Vilcabamba mountain range and the legendary Manu road.   […]

Cusco, Abra Malaga, Apurimac endemics & the upper Manu road, Jan 2018

Cusco, Abra Malaga, Apurimac endemics & the upper Manu road, January 4th to 15th, 2018 Tour leader: Alex Durand A short tour specifically targeting localized endemics and target species in the Cusco area. The trip manged to see 24 true Peruvian endemics and 37 range restricted species.   ITINERARY January 4th: In the morning after […]