Posada Amazonas Lodge Birdwatching Tour
This 5-day birding tour in the Amazon of Tambopata, southeast of Peru, offers a variety of habitats within walking distance from Posada Amazonas lodge that is reflected in highly productive expeditions.
Discover the mixed flocks in the different types of levels of the forest like Paradise Tanager, Green-and-gold Tanager, Flame-crested Tanager, Turquoise Tanager and the Opal- rumped Tanager. In our observation tower, in addition to the birds typical of the canopy such as macaws and toucans, you might find Cream-colored Woodpecker, Gilded Barbet, Plum-throated Cotinga, and Striolated Puffbird.
On the way to the oxbow lake, this Amazonas birding tour will let you look for the bamboo specialists such as white-cheeked Tody Tyrant, Peruvian Recurvebill, Red-billed Scythebill and Rufous-headed Woodpeckeand. In the lake, we can find water-eyed birds such as kingfisher, hoatzin or herons.
Near Posada Amazonas, there is a small macaw clay lick, which is also visited by parrots. In the various walks within the forest, you can find secondary forest birds and even birds of aguajal or flooded forest. Posada Amazonas Lodge is a cosy eco-lodge with only 30 rooms, located in the middle of the ecotourism concession of the Native Community Ese Eja de Infierno. For years they have been considered the true guardians of the forest.
Its healthy forest, which borders the Tambopata National Reserve, provides perfect opportunities for bird watching and fauna. On your Amazonas birding expedition look for 6 species of monkeys, capybaras and giant river otters in addition to other mammals, amphibians and reptiles. This protected natural area has reported the presence of 632 birds. The presence of the harpy eagle (Harpia harpyja), the crested eagle (Morphus guianensis), the common curassow (Mitu tuberosa), the unicorn curassow (Pauxi unicornis) and the carunculated paujil (Crax globulosa) stands out. In the Tambopata National Reserve there are almost all the species of macaws that inhabit Peru.
If you are a birder with some or little experience this is the right 4-night Amazon birdwatching tour for you. The strategic location, accompanied by the best bird guides in the region, will elevate the experience and maximize your encounters with wildlife.
Amazonas Birding Tour Highlights
- Our birdwatching expeditions not only have an especially designed program but also a trained birding guide.
- Immersing in different habitats in the private reserve of the Native Community of Infierno.
- As a private expedition, you will be able to explore along the journey to/from the lodge at your own pace including road's secondary forest and birds from the riverbanks.
- Identify different species of parrots or macaws from the parrot clay lick and canopy tower.
- Look for endemic birds on bamboo forest patches
- Join a birding night walk
If you’d like to try an alternative Peruvian wildlife tour, why not consider the Amazon Wildlife Tour to Peru
Alternative Tour Name: Birdwatching in the Amazon