The Amazon is home for wildlife and a place for mysterious creatures, the kinds of animals that you have never seen before. Peru, a country which is also a part of the largest tropical forest, is a dream destination for wildlife photographers. Apart from all the historical heritage sites, Peru is well known for housing more than 1,800 species of fowls, of which 120 types of fowls are nowhere discovered in the entire planet, except for in Peru. Peru is definitely an intriguing spot to witness spellbinding types of fowls. Here are 4 spots that you would never want to miss during a trip to Peru.
1. Manu National Park (Diversity at its best)
2. Tambopata National Reserve ( An Amazonian gem)
3. Colca Canyon (A condor’s haven)
4. The Islas Ballestas (A sanctuary for marine life)
Since Peru got a wide range of fowls, you must be wondering what the country would have chosen as the national bird. The national bird is the least threatened species called the Andean Cock-of-The-Rock (Rupicola peruvianus), also known as Tunki. Peru is undoubtedly a paradise for birds. If you love birds you should visit this country to get the first-hand experience. Below are 31 alluring pictures of different exquisite species of fowls identified exclusively in Peru.
#1 Magnificient Spatuletail Hummingbird
#2 Rufous-Crested Coquette
#3 Swallow Tanager
#4 Golden-Tailed Sapphire
#5 Marvellous Spatuletail Hummingbird
#6 Black-faced Dacnis
#7 Sword-Billed Hummingbird
#8 Inca Tern
#9 Black-tailed Trainbearer
#10 Collared Trogon