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Starred Wood-Quail Odontophorus stellatus |   Details

Starred Wood-Quail

The starred wood quail is widely scattered across the Amazon, a terrestrial bird in the jungle; there is more possibility to listen to it than see it; usually look for food in pairs or small groups at ground level.

Black-tailed Trogon Trogon melanurus |   Details

Black-tailed Trogon

The black-tailed trogon is an Amazon bird that belongs to the quetzals family, it has a very prominent red-colored belly; it is possible to see the bird alone or in pairs on the forest branches.

Ruddy Pigeon Patagioenas subvinacea |   Details

Ruddy Pigeon

The ruddy pigeon is a very common bird in the Amazon and their bird calls are always part of the typical Peruvian jungle it is possible to see this bird in groups in tree branches.

Yellow Tuffed Woodpecker Melanerpes cruentatus |   Details

Yellow Tuffed Woodpecker

The yellow-tufted woodpecker inhabits the Amazon, often finds food from very tall trees at the canopy level, scouring themain tree trunk primarily, where it clings with its grasping feet, punching holes in the trunks with its beak, in search of larvae.

Screaming Piha Lipaugus vociferans |   Details

Screaming Piha

The Screaming Piha is a bird that camouflages well with its basic colors; its unique singing is the most characteristic of the forest; it sits on branches at a medium height from the ground.

Grayish Mourner Rhytipterna simplex |   Details

Grayish Mourner

The Grayish Mourner is one of the more difficult-to-see birds of the Amazon because it tends to camouflage among the shade of trees; it sits in branches at mid-height of trees.

Moustached Wren Thryothorus genibarbis |   Details

Moustached Wren

The Moustached Wren is a small bird, which sneaks in the bushes of the Amazon rainforest; can be found from  the Ucayali River to the south east. It has pleasant bird calls; one can listen as it sings alone or in pairs.

White-browed Antbird Myrmoborus leucophrys |   Details

White-browed Antbird

The white-browed antbird is a Peruvian southern Amazon species; it is small and tends to follow large groups of ants on their routes, and feeds on the insects that emerge from the ants’ hideaway. It is possible to see the bird at low height from the ground in trunks and shrubs.

Black-faced Antthrush Formicarius analis |   Details

Black-faced Antthrush

The black-faced anthrush is a bird that ambles through the Amazon jungle searching for food among the leaves debris like other birds which move along ground level; it is easier to hear its bird call than spot it, as it tends to move constantly.

Musician Wren Cyphorhinus arada |   Details

Musician Wren

The Musician Wren, as its name suggests, is considered as the bird which sings the most beautiful in the Amazon; it has a reddish color and tends to roam around the forest looking for insects in low levels among the bushes and the leaves debris.