PERU ALBUM

 

 

2014

These fantastic pictures were all taken by Cliff Buckton on our Peru trip this September.

 

Red-and-green Macaws in flight at Manu.

 

Blue-throated Piping Guan

 

Saddle-backed Tamarin in the lodge grounds.

 

Red-capped Cardinals

 

We had great views of Hoatzins.

 

Purus Jacamar

 

Giant Otter watching our catamaran.

 

Gorgeous Blue-and-yellow Macaws flew overhead.

 

Blue-footed Booby

 

Humboldt Penguins

 

Look at the incredible eye on this Red-legged Cormorant!

 

Inca Tern

 

Peruvian Thick-knees just by our last hotel.

 

A beautiful male Cinnamon Teal.

 

The butterflies were amazing!

 

Andean Black-faced Ibis

 

Giant Hummingbird was a garden bird at Ollantaytambo.

 

.. so was Black-tailed Trainbearer!

 

Chestnut-breasted Coronet

 

There were too many birds to try and identify the masses of butterflies as well.

 

This Cock-of-the-rock was in the garden at the Pueblo Hotel,  Aguas Calientes.

 

Chestnut-breasted Mountain-finch

 

Masked Flowerpiercer

 

Andean Cock-of-the-rock in the Manu cloud forest.

 

Andean Potoo

 

Cinnamon Flycatcher

 

Another stunning butterfly!

 

Sunbittern seen from the boat at Manu.

 

Blue-headed Parrots come down to the clay lick before the macaws.

 

Red-and-green Macaws then start to fly in.

 

There were about seventy Red-and-green Macaws at one point at the clay lick.

 

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Below are a few pictures taken by Andy on the same trip:-

 

The Vistadome train that took us to Machu Picchu.

 

There were very few people around when we went to Machu Picchu in the afternoon.

 

The classic view of Machu Picchu.

 

...or is it this?

 

Blue-headed Parrots are the warm up act for....

 

Red-and-green Macaws coming down to the clay lick.

 

We counted about seventy birds along the bank.

 

This has to be one of the favourite birds of the trip.... ugly yet strangely attractive.

 

The Horned Screamers are just downright odd!

 

A Limpkin ignored us as we paddled slowly by at an oxbow lake.

 

The Inca Tern was another favourite.

 

A few Blue-footed Boobies are starting to show up amongst the Peruvian Boobies.

 

Humboldt Penguins gave great views on the Ballestas Islands.

 

Red-legged Cormorant is strangely beautiful when you get a close look at it.

 

South American Sea Lions on the Ballestas Islands.

 

Peruvian Pelicans.

 

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2010

Andy has just returned from Peru and the pictures here were taken by customers Paul Kingsnorth and Ade Buckel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

opportunistic tour photographs grabbed by Andy during our 2008 tour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please note: The above photographs were taken on previous trips. Itineraries change from time to time and therefore you cannot rely on these photographs as being an exact representation of what can be expected on a future tour. For details of the each tour, you should refer to the brochure write-up.

 

 

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