Birdwatching in Peru and You

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For two blog posts now, we’ve been telling you about how you could win an amazing, 7-day bird watching trip for two to Peru. Assuming you’re the Grand Prize winner, your trip to Peru wraps up with two days in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. … Birding contest Peru South America

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Licking Clay: the Macaws of Tambopata, Peru

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Birds / Licking Clay: the Macaws of Tambopata, Peru Licking Clay: the Macaws of Tambopata, Peru By a Guest • March 18, 2011 • 2 comments Tweet Share Some of the most popular birds in the world are parrots, particularly the large, multi-coloured Ara Macaws. Want to Go Bird Banding in Amazonian Peru? in south-eastern Peru.

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Hot reason to visit Cusco & Machu Picchu, Peru: sustainability

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Hot reason to visit Cusco & Machu Picchu, Peru: sustainability is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Want to Go Bird Banding in Amazonian Peru?

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Conservation / Want to Go Bird Banding in Amazonian Peru? Want to Go Bird Banding in Amazonian Peru? To gather new data on the population status of birds in Tambopata, Peru, and to add this to existing databases managed by Fauna Forever and CORBIDI. Guano Still Collected in Peru Counting Birds: Will Microphones Replace Nets?

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The Birds of Peru’s Coastal Desert

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Alfredo Begazo grew up with Peruvian Meadowlarks and Marvelous Spatuletails, and was used to waking up to the morning choruses of Pacific Doves in Lima, Peru. Like the color of the soil on which they live: The birds of Peru’s coastal Desert. Birds desert Peru South America

Israel Corporation Subsidiary to Build 510 MW Hydro Project in Peru

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Israel Corporation subsidiary Inkia Energy has signed an engineering procurement contract for the construction of a huge 510 MW hydro-electric project in Peru. Peru is a country that already gets 48% of its electricity from hydropower, which depends on water at elevation for its operation.

A Meat-Eating Yogi: Is a Veggie Diet the Only Option for a Spiritual Person?

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I had to explain to him what “vegan” was. He began to laugh so deeply and so hard without.

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Globe-Trotting on 4 Paws: 7 Tips for Traveling with our Dogs.

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Adventure Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Travel Z ADMIN Family Featured Today advice animals dogs family Peru service dogs taking pets on adventure traveling with petsTo my wayward brothers and sisters, ever restless and wandering, whose canine companions are more than just pets, and to whom the notion of leaving the pooch behind is not only.

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TripAdvisor’s Green Leaders now in Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Caribbean

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Argentina Auckland Australia Belize Brazil Canada Caribbean Central America Chile Costa Rica Ecuador Green Travel News Guatemala Mexico New Zealand North America Peru South America The Americas Uruguay Venezuela TripAdvisor GreenLeaders world's largest green hotel program| Green Travel News | Two years after the initial launch of TripAdvisor’s GreenLeaders program, it’s now gone under into Australia and New Zealand, reports Green Lodging News.

The Birding Rally Challenge Peru 2012

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Enter the inaugural Peru Birding Rally Challenge , the first international birding event of it’s kind in the world. The Peru Birding Rally Challenge is a joint initiative between PromPeru and the Inkaterra Family of hotels. The final tally of the Peru Birding Rally Challenge.

The Magic We Forgot: Finding Enchantments in Our Everyday Lives. ~ Katie Brown

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Hundreds of Dolphins Dead on Peru Coast


A catastrophe has hit the dolphins of Peru. Hardy Jones, executive director of and Dr. Carlos Yaipen Llanos of ORCA Peru covered 135 kilometers of beach running north from the fishing village of San Jose.

Second International Birding Rally in Northern Peru: June 11-18, 2013

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The most flamboyant of all hummers, the Marvelous Spatuletail will be one of the many endemic bird highlights along the route of the Second International Birding Rally Challenge in Peru. I can’t convey how thrilled I am about the upcoming International Birding Rally Challenge in Peru.

Powerful Anti-Aging Peruvian Foods.

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Peru is one of the first few countries who have won over blocking the invasion of Monsanto and their GMO ugliness, as the people take major pride in their land and crops.

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LSU Sets Big Day Record in Peru with 354 Species!

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Well, a team from Louisiana State University managed to pull that off on 14 October, seeing an astounding 354 species in one day in Peru. Birding big day Peru How would you like to see a lot of bird species in a day? Like, more species than anyone else anywhere has ever seen in a day? Jealous?

Lima, Peru: organic (plus vegan and artisan) in the hip Barranco

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| Awesome Eco Scene | In the past few years, Lima’s renowned food scene has grown to include an ever-increasing array of organic, vegetarian and artisan restaurants, cafés and craftsmen.

I Tried Ayahuasca—Once (A Realistic Account of What Might Happen).

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Peru to Provide Free Solar Power to its 2 Million Poorest Citizens

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The country of Peru is looking to provide free electricity to over 2 million of its poorest citizens by harvesting energy from the sun. The energy minister has said that when the project is finished, the scheme will allow 95% of Peru to have access to electricity by the end of 2016.

Antpitta-Whispering in Peru

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The newest location to habituate rare antpittas to hand feeding is the Owlet Lodge in Peru’s Abra Patricia-Alto Nieva Private Conservation Area. The proprietors of Ecuador’s fabled Refugio Paz de las Aves may have pioneered the art of attracting secretive antpittas from the underbrush with fresh worm salad. The results are so spectacular that it should come as no surprise that this practice has spread.

5 Ways Ayahuasca can Heal our Minds.

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As he was sweating and shaking on the floor of a hut in Peru, my friend said he felt as though his entire body was being drained. Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) ayahuasca emotional and physical purge healing the mind medicine Peru psychedelic drug PTSD releasing the past traumaHis purge was dramatic. When his body finally stopped purging, he felt.

Back from the Second Birding Rally Challenge in Northern Peru

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I am back home and recovered from the Birding Rally Challenge in Northern Peru (Rally). Photo: Peru Birding Rally. The idea behind the Rally was to highlight Peru as a birding and nature travel destination. Photo: Peru Birding Rally. Photo: Peru Birding Rally. Photo: Peru Birding Rally. Photo: Peru Birding Rally. Photo: Peru Birding Rally. It was a fantastic experience everyone of us would love to repeat in another region of Peru.

Peru now has a ‘licence to kill’ environmental protesters

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Birds, culture, and Scenic Beauty along the Northern Peru Birding Route

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I thought I would talk about our team’s performance in the World Birding Rally Challenge in Northern Peru and the side attractions along the route. Hugh made things easier on me, as now I will only talk about other nature and cultural sites along the route covered in the Northern Peru World Birding Rally Challenge. This is the third time I participate in a Birding Rally Challenge in Peru and still can’t decide which of the Rallies was the most enjoyable.

My Non-Shamanic Healing in Peru.

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Many people go to Peru to be healed by shamans or to dance with ayahuasca and other sacred plants. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Travel ayahuasca cupping healing moxibustion Peru shamanIn the middle of the Andes, I found myself in need of something different.

Save the Junin Grebe for the Price of Your Morning Coffee

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I’ll be tipping my cash to a worthwhile project in Peru, and I hope you will too. And the Junin Grebe of Peru? And Gunnar Engblom, a bird guide in Peru, wants it to remain on this Earth, and is running an Indigogo campaign to begin some basic monitoring to provide data to scientists and government officials tasked with saving it. That strikes me as a bargain if you are thinking of going to Peru). Conservation Bird Conservation conservation science grebes Peru

Peru Takes the Global Big Day by the Horns

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with millions of bird enthusiasts, tally more birds than, say the Country of Peru with only a handful of bird enthusiasts? Map of Peru showing the distribution of teams participating in the Global Big Day. The first Global Big Day will take place this coming May 9, 2015. The event is spearheaded by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and has as goal to raise money for bird conservation and to tally 4000 of the world’s birds in a single day.

The Law of Nature (that None of us are Following).

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Travel Africa birth rates nature Peru reproduction sustainablility waterIn order for us to survive on this planet we have to start paying attention to.

Local activists are paying with their life to protect their forests in Peru

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Peru is a prime example. Sadly, this phenomenon is not confined to Peru. Edwin Chota was killed in the forest he had fought to protect.

Peru Slaughtering Dolphins for Shark Bait


An undercover investigation in Peru has shown the brutal slaughter of dolphins to be used as shark bait. Read More The post Peru Slaughtering Dolphins for Shark Bait appeared first on Ecorazzi. Recent news of a lesser known dolphin slaughter is now making the headlines.

Blinded by the Light: Hornby’s Storm-Petrels in Lima-Peru

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The Hornby’s storm-petrel ( Oceanodroma Hornbyi ) is a fairly common bird along the coast of Peru and Chile. There is no doubt they nest somewhere along the cost of Peru and Chile. The months of May, June, and July are when most Hornby’s storm-petrels show up in the coastal cities of Peru. Featured photo: Alfredo Fernandez. Most, if not all pelagic birding trips in the region record this species, often by the hundreds.

Winging It through Peru: 2 Mindful Aussies & Ayahuasca.

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Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Adventure Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) art awareness ayahuasca ceremony food happiness healing Machu Picchu medicine mindfulness Peru shaman spirituality travel Machu Picchu, around a three hour train trip away, is usually the main tourist agenda item, but there’s a lot else going for it. Cusco’s thriving city energy grips you. At around 3500 meters high, its mountainous backdrop is humbling.

Results of the 2015 Global Big Day

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I am referring to the sequence of events prior to May 9th, where CORBIDI, a small NGO in the country of Peru launched an effort to recruit birders from every corner of the country. A total of 122 teams covering just about every major habitat counted a total of 1183 species or approximately 65% of the entire avifauna of Peru in a single day! This places Peru as a Global Big Day Champion for the year of 2015!!! Teams in northern Peru reported Golden-crowned Tanagers.

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8 Ridiculously Simple Lessons in Unconditional Love. ~ Samantha Sweetwater

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Peru makes a big statement about reusing rather than recycling of electronics

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One nation, it would appear, may just be a leader for this green practice, and that nation is Peru in South America. Importation and End-of-Life Processing of Computers in Peru," and reported at Greener Computing, found that that in Peru imported electronics do not go straight to e-waste dumps to be broken up for recycling but rather 85% of discarded computers sent to the country are reused instead of recycled.

Geoengineering: Peru Paints Mountain White to Save Glacier

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Alice might ask a similar question if Wonderland was in Peru, and she [.] [ Geoengineering: Peru Paints Mountain White to Save Glacier from Green Living Ideas ]. Tags: Climate Change/Global Warming andes climate change geoengineering glacier Peru World Bank

Billboard Extracts Clean Drinking Water from Air (Photos)

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Like the Middle East, parts of Peru suffer from a chronic water shortage. Cleantech, Science & Technology Gulf Middle East Peru water shortageAlso like parts of this region, such as Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, and other Gulf countries, humidity levels are extraordinarily high.

The Brown and Peruvian Pelicans

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The Peruvian Pelican is restricted to the cold water of the Humboldt Current along the coast of Peru and Chile. The two overlap in the northern coast of Peru, which constitutes the Brown Pelican’s southern most point in its regular wintering ground along the Pacific. The Brown Pelican and the Peruvian Pelican are closely related and once were considered the same species.

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Thousands Of Dolphin Deaths Since January Likely Tied To Oil Exploration In Peru

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Recent deaths of dolphins along Peru are suspected to be victims of another form of water noise pollution, acoustic blasts. Beginning in January, large numbers of deceased dolphins began covering a ninety-mile stretch of Peru shores.

Can You Redesign Your Path? ~ Lacy Rae Ramunno

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The Andean Gull

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This gull inhabits the high Andean plateau of Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina at elevations ranging from 3300 to 4400 m (10827 to 14436 feet). I guess, the black hood on the latter species, and the fact that both winter in Peru led me to associate them as relatives. On the series “North American birds with Neotropical Counterparts”, this time I introduce the Andean Gull.

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