SCARLET-BANDED BARBET TRIP
- Day 1: Birding drive to Bellavista
Early drive to Bellavista after with stop at the dry scrub of Quebrada Upaquihua for: Huallaga Slaty Antshrike, Ashy-headed Greenlet, Planalto Hermit, Rufous Casiornis, Mishana Tyrannulet, Comb Duck, Stripe-chested Antwren and others. Overnight in Bellavista Hotel
- Day 2: 4WD Drive to Plataforma
Early drive to start our adventure. On the way we shall look for Napo Sabrewing which recently has been seen along the road among other species. night in plataforma basic accomodation.
- Day 3: Scarlet Banded Barbet search
Early start looking for Scarlet-banded Barbet which is our main target and there is a new Antbird for peru to find here also. other birds to find here: Chestnut-tipped Toucanet, Scaled, Fiery-throated and Scarlet-breasted Fruiteaters, the foothill race of Long-tailed Woodcreeper, Grey-tailed Piha, Rose-fronted Parakeet, Foothill and Slaty Antwren, Rufous-breasted Antthrush, Scaled Antpitta, Foothill Schiffornis, Short-tailed Antthrush, Ash-browed and Chestnut-throated Spinetails, Yellow-throated Spadebill, Yellow-cheeked Becard, Andean Lanisoma, Roraiman Flycatcher and Jet, Yungas and Blue-rumped Manakin, Gray-mantled Wren, and many tanagers such as Blue-browed, Golden-eared and Straw-backed Tanagers. At night we can search for Vermiculated Screech-Owl and Band-bellied Owl. Overnight in plataforma basic accomodation.
- Day 4: Drive back to Tarapoto.
We will have an additional birding in the morning if necessary. Then we wil drive to tarapoto but we will stop on the way down for some species. We will arrive late afternoon to tarapoto. If you stay in tarapoto we can reserve a hotel or we can transfer to the airport for your flight to lima.
WHITE-MASKED ANTBIR TRIP
- Day 1: Tarapoto-Yurimaguas.
We will start our birding day up the tunnel area which great for local Dotted Tanager, Purplish Euphonia and Blackish Pewee, Wattled Guan, Cock of the Rock, Cliff Flycatcher and tanager flocks and on the way searching the area we will arrive the hummingbird feeders at Aconabikh reserve: Kopeckes Hermit and Goulds Jewelfront and others hummingbirds. There is also a trail for Golden-headed Manakin and white-plumed antbird. Then we keep driving to Yurimaguas town. Overnight in hote.
- Day 2: Flight from Yurimaguas to San Lorenzo
We will flight arund 7 AM the earliest. when we arrive to San lorenzo village we will do some birding for the rest of the day and we hope to find White-Masked Antbird, Black-necked Red-Cotinga and other ones. Night in in San Lorenzo.
- Day 3: Full day at San Lorenzo area
Early birding along San Lorenzo area. We will try to find an antswarm for White-maskd Antbird: Green-tailed Goldenthroat, White-eared Jacamar, Black Bushbird, Lunulated Antbird, Short-billed Leaftosser, Three-striped Flycatcher, Black-necked Red Cotinga and Western Striped and White-crowned Manakins. Night in San Lorenzo.
- Day 4: Flight to Yurimaguas and drive to Bellavista.
we will have an early morning birding before we return to Yurimaguas by plain and there we will drive to tarapoto.
Have a nice trip!