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Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 25th June 2017, 19:41
Replies: 87
Views: 7,625
Posted By Birding Peru
Larry, The cost of the night at Alto Nieva...

Larry,

The cost of the night at Alto Nieva about the same as entrance for Owlet with guide, feeders and now also a hand fed Rusty-tinged Antpitta.

Good inexpensive accommodation in Pomacochas....
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 6th March 2017, 12:48
Replies: 55
Views: 4,650
Posted By Birding Peru
Thanks Jurek. Let me know when you are up for a...

Thanks Jurek.

Let me know when you are up for a tour. We are running some special offers right now.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 3rd March 2017, 13:57
Replies: 55
Views: 4,650
Posted By Birding Peru
I noticed I had put the wrong screen shots up....

I noticed I had put the wrong screen shots up. They have been corrected now. Note that even the part mentioning Kolibri Expedition's (my company) famous field lunches is there. And my spelling...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 3rd March 2017, 01:51
Replies: 55
Views: 4,650
Posted By Birding Peru
Peru Birding Tours - stealing copyrighted material

In recent years there are many new bird tour operators in Peru, and I for one is happy about this fact. It means Peru as birding destination is gaining ground, and this is vital for conservation of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 3rd March 2017, 00:36
Replies: 26
Views: 3,077
Posted By Birding Peru
We make arrangements for Birdquest in Peru. Of...

We make arrangements for Birdquest in Peru. Of the leaders you mention I have only birded with Mark and Dani. Both last time on a private trip (not Birdquest trips) and was the first time I met Mark....
Forum: Peru Tuesday 21st June 2016, 01:42
Replies: 4
Views: 1,162
Posted By Birding Peru
As Steve and I have discussed today during email...

As Steve and I have discussed today during email conversation - one can't get to Plataforma and the Scarlet-banded Barbet with any type of rental car. The only way is with the specially customized...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 21st June 2016, 01:17
Replies: 15
Views: 2,936
Posted By Birding Peru
No, it is not. I am guessing it is the lodge next...

No, it is not. I am guessing it is the lodge next door to Amazon Manu Lodge. Originally this area was also included in the Amazon Manu Lodge, but the two owners could not agree what direction to go...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 10th June 2016, 15:37
Replies: 9
Views: 2,371
Posted By Birding Peru
Thanks for this. Very interesting and as you said...

Thanks for this. Very interesting and as you said expected. I also notice that the three "subspecies" of Asthenes dorbignyi have deeper nodes than for instance A. fuliginosa and murina, which would...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 10th June 2016, 03:49
Replies: 9
Views: 2,371
Posted By Birding Peru
Great work! While they are at could they split...

Great work! While they are at could they split out peruviana/plengei from Asthenes fuliginosa -White-chinned Thistletail?
Plengei and Peruviana may show to be a cline or two subspecies, but they are...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 10th June 2016, 03:41
Replies: 18
Views: 1,687
Posted By Birding Peru
Manu road is a drag in the rain season (like...

Manu road is a drag in the rain season (like January-early April) and Amazonia Lodge has always been closed during this period, although this may change with the new owners. As Temmie says, you can...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 7th June 2016, 20:41
Replies: 6
Views: 2,582
Posted By Birding Peru
A Taiwanese bird photography group of ours...

A Taiwanese bird photography group of ours visited Huembo in August last year. Not a single male had full rackets.
You were lucky. It has been missed by many in the July-September window. But it is...
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 7th June 2016, 20:36
Replies: 15
Views: 2,936
Posted By Birding Peru
Yes, if you like mammals, you could well do a...

Yes, if you like mammals, you could well do a Cocha Salvador visit. It is a beautiful area. To visit more than the three-four days of a standard tour would be prohibitively expensive as of the...
Forum: Peru Tuesday 7th June 2016, 20:24
Replies: 1
Views: 994
Posted By Birding Peru
Great news. It must be a relief for Sr Santiago...

Great news. It must be a relief for Sr Santiago and Sra Nelly. It is also in good hands of people with a lot of experience in running Manu tours. Abraham is a very good birder.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Saturday 4th June 2016, 07:53
Replies: 6
Views: 2,582
Posted By Birding Peru
Actually, in my opinion Jan-Feb is better for a...

Actually, in my opinion Jan-Feb is better for a number of species than July-Aug. Yes, you may get a few drops of rain, but it also means that Marvelous Spatuletail males have rackets, that...
Forum: Threatened Birds Of The world Saturday 4th June 2016, 07:40
Replies: 8
Views: 5,202
Posted By Birding Peru
I uploaded a photo to Wikimedia. Not sure how to...

I uploaded a photo to Wikimedia. Not sure how to get it on to the Wikipedia page about the Junin Grebe though.

Still a few minutes officially left until the campaign on IndieGoGo finishes....
Forum: Information Wanted Tuesday 31st May 2016, 05:45
Replies: 15
Views: 2,936
Posted By Birding Peru
I think it must be said, that "pristine" is not...

I think it must be said, that "pristine" is not always the best for birding. "Varied" is what we look for, for the highest number of species. Some lodges are more varied than others. So for instance,...
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 10th April 2016, 22:40
Replies: 16
Views: 2,218
Posted By Birding Peru
Larry, there are loads of birding and culture to...

Larry, there are loads of birding and culture to be done in Peru. Recently, I have put together 12 different Peru itineraries of 5 day each (not all are uploaded to the website yet), but it goes to...
Forum: Threatened Birds Of The world Saturday 9th April 2016, 21:47
Replies: 8
Views: 5,202
Posted By Birding Peru
Here is an update in form of a blog post. It...

Here is an update in form of a blog post. It gives some additional background to the project. I hope you like it....
Forum: Threatened Birds Of The world Friday 8th April 2016, 18:22
Replies: 8
Views: 5,202
Posted By Birding Peru
Thanks for sharing Melanie. Of 23 Grebes...

Thanks for sharing Melanie.

Of 23 Grebes worldwide, 3 have gone extinct the last 40 years. The population of the Junin Grebe has been estimated around 200-300 birds the last 35 years, and it is...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 8th April 2016, 17:38
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By Birding Peru
Thanks Stuart. It seems to be the most popular...

Thanks Stuart. It seems to be the most popular one, so far. But many people also like Dirty Rock version.
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 8th April 2016, 05:46
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By Birding Peru
BirdParty - Rock'n'Roll for birders

Hi everyone ,

I have entered a studio to record my song Birdparty with my band Guran Guran. Problem is, that we have three version to chose from. Help me out. Which one do you like the...
Forum: Information Wanted Friday 8th April 2016, 05:17
Replies: 16
Views: 2,218
Posted By Birding Peru
Larry, RGallardy, hired a vehicle and driver...

Larry,

RGallardy, hired a vehicle and driver through us. I guess they were a bit too hard core for my driver, because the clashed, and I agree they would probably have been better off on their own....
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 20th November 2015, 08:41
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Birding Peru
1. Certainly Straight-billed. 2. Hard to say....

1. Certainly Straight-billed.
2. Hard to say. LTWC would usually appear very slender and long tailed and small, while Buff-throated is quite large with an impressive bill, but it is hard to...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Friday 20th November 2015, 08:23
Replies: 15
Views: 2,503
Posted By Birding Peru
Lieven Dan Lane wrote on Birding Peru June 2007...

Lieven

Dan Lane wrote on Birding Peru June 2007 https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/Birdingperu/conversations/messages/4669:

"I was pleased to discover that MUSM
actually has a specimen...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Thursday 19th November 2015, 22:01
Replies: 15
Views: 2,503
Posted By Birding Peru
Lieven, Ssp weskei was described from the...

Lieven,

Ssp weskei was described from the Western Vilcabamba range. It has lately been found also further south from Satipo road in Ayacucho and at Pacaypata, Cusco, opposite north of the Salcantay...
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