Peruvian Birding Lodge offering Wildlife Tours
Manu Birding Lodge is a Peruvian birding lodge located next to Manu National Park with the highest biodiversity of any protected area in the world. Situated on the Banks of the Madre de Dios River the lodge is attached to a private reserve with over 500 hectares of pristine Amazon rainforest. Our visitors are mainly birders, wildlife enthusiast and photographers.
With over 532 bird species being recorded in the reserve and surrounding area, the total that may be seen during even a short stay inevitably being impressive. It would be impossible to overstate the magic of this Bed & Birding place featuring utterly stunning landscapes and a diversity of habitats; here are world-famous macaw and parrot clay licks situated closely. To visit Manu Birding Lodge is to experience one of the world’s great wilderness areas where wildlife still abounds: 11 species of monkey, 35 large mammals, 76 reptiles and 100 amphibians. The Madre de Dios River probably has more than 600 species of fish.
This birding lodge in Peru provides a local, professional birding guide with visits to canopy towers, tapir and macaw clay licks. The hummingbird garden and two oxbow lakes are usually frequently visited by Amazonian birds and Giant Otters. For peace of mind, a handful of dedicated conservationists (who have been involved with professional birding for many years) are always available.
Saturnino Llactahuaman Lastra
The administrator of Amazon Birding, Director of Operations and Founder of Manu Birding Lodge. Saturnino was brought into the world in the rainforest of Peru and lives now in Cuzco. He is generally viewed as the best Peruvian winged creature direct, with genuinely noteworthy field abilities, including extremely broad information on fledgeling vocalizations. Saturnino was birding in Japan and worked in Macaw and Hummingbird projects in Manu Biosphere Reserve and furthermore with NHK Japanese TV Channel for the narrative and photography visits. Since numerous years he filled in as a rainforest normal history manage in Manu National Park and had some expertise in driving fledgeling visits. As one of a couple of authorized birding guides from the Ministry of Tourism in Peru, he talks easily English, Quechua and Spanish. Saturnino is notable for his field create when driving visits. He is utilizing Swarovski optics and a Swarovski spotting degree.
Miguel Garcia Martinez
He was brought into the world in Southern Peru-Quillabamba. Presently He lives in Cusco, Miguel got a degree in the travel industry and worked in exploration projects: Antbirds and Hummingbirds. He has worked for a long time as a rainforest regular history and birding guide in Manu National Park and now Miguel is one of our top bird guides in Manu National Park. He is famous for his field art and information on all parts of the tropical environment. Fowls were his obsession since was a youngster, He is utilizing Vortex Binoculars and a Vortex Scope.
Jose Antonio Padilla.
He was brought into the world in Lima-Peru. He got a Licensed Degree in Nature Tourism at Cenfotur-Lima. He was in Glasgow-Scotland, where he lived for longer than a year, contemplating English and working in the neighbourliness business. He is birding all over South America. He has worked for a long time as a rainforest common history and birding guide in Manu National Park and Tambopata National Reserve. He was working like a winged creature direct in Pantanal-Brazil. The greatest wetland on the planet, where more winged creatures were added to his life list, learning a ton about panthers and that astounding ecosystem, exceptionally from Charles Munn at “Puma Research focus” and the “Pantanal Wildlife Center”, so Brazilian Portuguese was added to his familiar English and Spanish. He is famous for his field speciality and information on all parts of the tropical environment, Jose Antonio is one of our top fledgeling pioneers in Amazon Birding. These days Jose Antonio lives in Cusco, investing his energy driving winged creature visits between Manu Biosphere save and birding visits in Bolivia. He is utilizing Leica Binoculars and a Kowa Scope.
Manu Birding Lodge is a small independent enterprise, privately financed and operated. Management of the lodge and rainforest is very much ‘hands-on’, dedicating our talents and personal resources into everything; our driving force is conservation, not profit. A continuous commitment is to the challenge of forest conservation and the running of a fine lodge, returning profits to the land.
Manu Birding Lodge is owned and run by Amazon Birding. The trails and scenery should delight everyone who enjoys experiencing nature first hand. All birds, mammals, butterflies, and moths provide endless opportunities for photographers.
In addition to managing all the forest and land, and running Manu Birding Lodge, there is a project (working with people in nearby communities) seeking economic alternatives to destroying agriculture that threatens the area’s remaining rainforest. Help save Peru’s Rainforest!
In time, it is hoped that Manu Birding Lodge private reserve will become a recognised base for scientific inquiry into ornithology, zoology, botany and other biological fields, within our own forest and in the nearby Manu National Park as well.
Only a handful of people work at Manu Birding Lodge. The backgrounds and training differ but among the various talents. Despite all of this, there is still a shared value of loving conservationists and birders; all being involved professionally in birding for many years.
The driving force is conservation, not profit, a strong commitment to forest conservation and to running a fine lodge and return profits to the land.
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