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Top 9 Tropical Birding Hotspots

If you’re seized by the spirit of adventure and want to go birding in tropical climes, here’s a guide to nine of the best places to choose for some truly exotic species and an all-round unforgettable tropical birding tours. 1). Northern PeruPhoto credit: Kolibri Expeditions, …

Taking the Northern Peru Birding Route

Hummingbirds galore and a host of other exotic species await you when birding in northern Peru. If top of your birding wish list is the chance to tick a Marvelous Spatuletail, then there is only one place in the world you can possibly aspire to …

Endemic Hummingbirds of Peru

Peru is home to 120 species of hummingbird, a third of all known species. Amongst these 14 species are only found in Peru, mostly having small ranges within the Andes.  Hummingbirds are one of the most distinctive and specialised bird families that hold a special …

Short Birding Tours to Peru

Given that Peru is one of the most bird-rich countries on the planet, with more than 1800 different species, some of which are found here and nowhere else in the world, you might imagine that to do the country justice you’d need to spend at …

Why Peru is the Ultimate Birding Destination

For birders the world over, Peru is quite simply the ultimate birding destination. No other country on the planet offers quite so much variety. From the Pacific Coast via the High Andes to the Amazon Basin, Peru is home to more than 1800 different species …