Day 1– THE TUNNEL at CERRO ESCALERA
Early morning departure with packed lunch northeastwards from the town to the high forested ridge at Cerro Escalera. We stop at the highest point at the 100-metre ‘Tunnel’, which cuts through the top part of the 900-metre mountain. This is cloud forest habitat with a very different avifauna from the dry forest down below. Rest of the day at various sites at this altitude, after Visit to Hummingbirds garden.
Possible birds: White-tipped Swift, White Hawk, Yellow-crested, Yellow-bellied & Dotted Tanager, Smoky Brown & Red-stained Woodpeckers, Ruddy Foliage-Gleaner, Slaty-capped Shrike-Vireo, Blackish Pewee, Andean Cock-of-the-Rock, Dusky-chested and Cliff Flycatchers, Blue-crowned Manakin. Keopcke%uFFFDs Hermit and others species.
Day 2– QUEBRADA UPAQUIHUA & JUAN GUERRA
Early start, drive south down main road past roadside wetland, eventually to a little village called Buenos Aires. Head south-west from there up rough road to some good areas of dry forest at Quebrada Upaquihua. Roadside stops to view river birds. Afternoon going to Moyobamba City. Stay until dusk here for Rufous Nightjar & other nocturnalspecies.
Possible birds: Cobalt-winged Parakeet, White-browed Antbird, Northern Slaty Antshrike, Blue-crowned Trogon, Mishana Tyrannulet, Ashy-headed Greenlet, Comb Duck, Pied Lapwing, Sand-coloured Nighthawk, Stripe-necked Tody-Tyrant, White-bellied Pygmy-Tyrant, Hook-billed Kite, Rufous Casiornis, Chestnut-throated Spinetail. Bluish-fronted Jacamar, Great Antshrike, Green and Violaceous Jays, White-browed Antbird, Northern Slaty Antshrike. Yellow-tufted Woodpecker, Brown-crested Flycatcher, Ashy-headed Greenlet, Lettered Aracari, Chestnut-crowned Puffbird, Grey-capped Flycatcher, Laughing Falcon, Oilbird.
Day 3 - TARAPOTO to MOYOBAMBA
Afternoon departure westwards. Stop on route at Oilbird roost site under Quiscarrumi Bridge, then to Wakanki Reserve to view up to 15 species of hummingbirds. Lunch on site & afternoon walking trail at Quebrada Mishquiyacu with local guide, later birding roadside to Moyobmba to Rioja, an isolated forested hill. Later going to Tarapoto
Possible birds: Oilbird, White-eyed Parakeet, Russet-backed Oropendola, White-necked Jacobin, Rufous-crested Coquette, Sapphire-spangled Emerald, Green & Brown Violetears, Long-billed Starthroat, Golden-tailed Sapphire, Great-billed, Black-throated & Rufous-breasted Hermits, Fiery-capped Manakin, Yellow-bellied Tanager, Short-tailed Hawk, Chestnut-bellied Seedfinch, Lafresnaye’s Piculet, Rufous Motmot, Coraya Wren, Long-tailed Tyrant, Rufous Nightjar, other possible nightjars.
Precio: s/.3900.00 * 4 PAX, pero no incluye alojamiento
Incluye: Alimentación, transporte, Guiado, entradas.