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Jacamar Club

About us

Jacamar Club, since its inception in 2004, as a private legal company, has specialized, multidisciplinary educators who work under the principles of environmental education, professional ethics, occupational health and safety for our employees and clients, conservation of habitats of avifauna, programs, sustainable projects in ecotourism; Which translates into good tourism management practices and environmental issues, satisfying the needs of any participant.

Convinced to continue working with the pillars of sustainable development: economic, environmental, and social aspects. Provided our volunteers and clients with exciting events in nature, trips, and expeditions in the tropical jungles of Madre de Dios, Loreto, and the highlands of Cusco – Peru. These expeditions have also created a value and legacy in the intervened regions, which makes it a competitive and sustainable alternative to combat extractive activities such as gold mining, logging, among other negative impacts in Peru.

Jacamar Club, since its inception in 2004, as a private legal company, has specialized, multidisciplinary educators who work under the principles of environmental education, professional ethics, occupational health and safety for our employees and clients, conservation of habitats of avifauna, programs, sustainable projects in ecotourism; Which translates into good tourism management practices and environmental issues, satisfying the needs of any participant.

Convinced to continue working with the pillars of sustainable development: economic, environmental, and social aspects. Provided our volunteers and clients with exciting events in nature, trips, and expeditions in the tropical jungles of Madre de Dios, Loreto, and the highlands of Cusco – Peru. These expeditions have also created a value and legacy in the intervened regions, which makes it a competitive and sustainable alternative to combat extractive activities such as gold mining, logging, among other negative impacts in Peru.

Jacamar Club Policies

Prohibited

The consumption of alcoholic beverages, or being under the influence thereof, is not allowed during the course of our scheduled activities

Responsability

If you are a new member of the Jacamar Club women’s birders program, you must sign a letter of commitment and information management, disclaimer, detailed in each annex.

Not Discrimination

No type of discrimination is allowed to one or more people for racial reasons, religious, sexual, genetic factor, affiliation, age, disability, language, ethnic and cultural identity, clothing, political opinion or of any kind, or economic condition, in order to nullify or impair the recognition, enjoyment or exercise of rights of the person. According to Law No. 28867 in the Republic of Peru.

Great Legacy

Enjoy all the activities, share, and teach future generations.

Recommendation

It is recommended to wear eco-friendly clothing with nature, beige, green, camouflaged cream etc.

Tips

It is recommended not to wear makeup on scheduled Women Birders outings.

Our Story

Jacamar Club was founded in 2004 by Richard Amable, current Director and main instructor, who with a group of friends, began with bird watching activities, exploring areas where birds congregate in considerable numbers, making census, monitoring, environmental education. with the local population, mainly students.

Now in the 21st century, we continue to monitor birding habitats, conducting birding training programs, tours, training, and expeditions. The team grows by involving great professionals, nobles, and with great skills to share their experience for the good of the community and passion for birds.

Timeline

2004 – In the city of Puerto Maldonado, Richard Amable together with Carlos Huamani and Miguel Ríos start a group of bird watching and the first steps of Birding in Action Programs. That same year, they met bird watcher Daniel L. Lebbin of Cornell University. Dr. Lebbin encouraged Richard’s team to form an organization to teach bird watching and conservation to the community. Richard began teaching classes to students from public institutes in Puerto Maldonado, ad honorem or free of charge, guided by his passion for bird watching.

  • 2006 - We received amazing donations of birding equipment (telescopes, binoculars, and birding field books) from Emmalee Tarry and Birder's Exchange (the American Bird Watching Association).
  • 2007 - Richard gains strength and appreciation by teaching more walks, talks and birdwatching classes in which students from the SENATI Institute and the UNAMAD University participate.
  • 2008 - The premier Peruvian bird watcher. Renzo Zeppilli, trained and encouraged Jacamar Club to continue developing technical field skills, ethics and protocols to be fantastic field guides.
  • 2009 - Jacamar Club provided extensive wildlife data, field information, and assistance to wildlife researchers from Amigos Biological Station, Tambopata Research Center, Casthill Film Productions, EBIRD.com global database, to the Registration Committee of Aves del Perú and websites like : Xeno -cantos.org
  • 2010 - Jacamar Club is formally established as a tourism company that operates bird watching and nature trips to the Madre de Dios region and the highlands of the Cusco region.
  • 2011 - The "Amable" family made a significant donation of 65-acre (25-hectare) of pristine Amazon rainforest along the Madre de Dios River to the Jacamar Club to promote wildlife research, education, and conservation of birds in southeastern Peru.
  • 2012 - Donated forest land becomes "Luz Marina Meléndez Private Reserve" This area is established as a protected property in honor of Richard Amable's mother. Kicking off wildlife conservation near Puerto Maldonado in southeastern Peru.
  • 2012 - In the Luz Marina Meléndez Private Reserve, a basic camp was built, which functions as a station: A raised floor on stilts, an amazon palm roof, mattresses on the floor, a stove and a basic latrine. We hope to build a more sophisticated building in the near future.
  • 2013 - Jacamar Club designed and built 07 artificial nests for parrots, which were hung 80 feet (24.5 meters) above the ground to complement the natural nesting sites in the Luz Marina Meléndez Private Reserve
  • 2014 - Director Richard Amable moves to the United States, becomes part of the Ohio Audubon Society, conducts talks and speeches at the Ohio Audubon Society, and frequently participates in local birding trips. He is learning more, getting experiences and stories to share in Peru.
  • 2016 - Richard Amable partners with Voice of America Metro Park in West Chester: Designing 05 wooden nests for American Kestrel, all hung 16-20 feet above the ground, attached to trees.
  • 2017 - The Jacamar Club Scholarship program begins, where annually 01 female or male student is fully supported to be part of the Interpretive Class of Birdwatching that takes place in various regions of Peru.
  • 2017 - Lic. Ana Amable joins the Jacamar Club Team permanently, in the area of Strategic Management, her support is crucial in marketing and organization, since she creates, innovates and is the edge of formality in all our activities of the present and future.
  • 2017 - Jacamar Club receives significant donations, for the Birding in Action program, donations made by Mr. Shamus M. Terry from Vortex Optics, USA organization.
  • 2018 - We partner with the Vortex Optics USA team and we are currently brand ambassadors, in addition to sales of bird watching equipment (binoculars, telescopes, tripods, etc.) the team grows and the alliances are strengthened for the Birding in Program Action.
  • 2019 - The Birdwatching Class is developed in the Madre de Dios Region, in "La Collpa", "La Cachuela" and "La Carachamayo community" in Tambopata - Peru, being carried out with the effort of our instructors and collaborators for a period of 2 days, participating mostly local students aspiring to Tourist Guides.
  • 2019 - The Bird Observation Class is developed in the Cusco Region, in the Manu RBM Biosphere Reserve in Peru, with the theme: "The enigmatic birds of the Bamboo - Manu Road" with participants, students and professionals, women and men for 6 day.
  • 2019 - We strengthen teaching and partner with Leader Willian Ferrufino, an entrepreneurial conservationist of the endemic and endangered species the swallow-tailed cotinga, in Bolivia for a greater educational focus on the conservation of the species keys.
  • 2020 - The "Environmental Volunteer Program for Women Birdhouses_Women Birders" begins, starting with the regions of Cusco, Madre de Dios and Loreto in Peru, and La Paz in Bolivia. With the main goal of empowering female birdwatchers from various regions of Peru and Bolivia, providing birding training, environmental education, ecotourism, conservation of our ecosystems and creating strong families with cultural diversity without gender discrimination.
  • 2020 - The Covid-19 Biosafety Protocol is implemented in uncertain times of the Pandemic, taking care of health, safety and with formal activities in Peru.
  • 2020 - The 1st National Birding training trip is carried out for a period of 5 days, within the Framework of the Women Birdhouses_Women Birders Program, bringing together ladies from the Cusco and Madre de Dios Regions - PERU.
  • 2021 - The Birdwatching Class will be held in the Loreto Region, in the Alphuayo Mishana RNAM National Reserve in Peru, with Peruvian and foreign instructors for a period of 6 days
  • 2021 - The Birtdathon & Global Big Day, October Big Day 2021 will take place.
  • 2022 - The plan is to develop for the first time in the Madre de Dios Region in Peru, event that celebrates Amazonian birds for a period of 5 days, called "Perudise Birding Festival 2022"

Meet our Team

Natural of the city of Puerto Maldonado - Peru. Official Tourism Guide of the National Service Center for Industrial Technical Training - SENATI. With experience in Bird tourism. Richard has been collaborating since 2004. Instructing in birdlife issues and birdwatching guides in the interpretive classes of the Jacamar Club. He currently works leading Birdwatcher and Naturalist tours for the prestigious Manu Expeditions company.

RICHARD AMABLE

Founder, Director, Main Instructor and Naturalist Guide
Natural of Puerto Maldonado - Peru. Degree in Ecotourism with a master's degree in Ecology and Environmental Management. Ana is committed to the development of her community with a focus on creating sustainable solutions with the environment and the community. It has been collaborating since 2010, in the creation of sustainable programs, marketing, photography, videos, logistics and administration. In addition, she coordinates the environmental program women birders since 2020 in Peru and Bolivia.

ANA AMABLE

Director of Innovation and Strategic Management
Natural of the city of Lima - Peru. Degree in Business Management of Nature Tourism from the University of Nueva Esparta in Caracas Venezuela. With experience in Eco-tourism and Bird tourism. Renzo has been collaborating since 2008. Instructing in Avifauna and Birdwatching issues for the interpretive classes of the Jacamar Club. He currently works leading Birdwatcher and Naturalista tours for the prestigious Natural Habitat Adventures brand.

RENZO ZEPPILLI

Senior Instructor, Consultant and Naturalist Guide
Natural of the city of Manchester - England. Barry has participated in many ornithological expeditions and has contributed to many scientific and general publications on birds in Peru. His experience extends without limits, he is the master in Biogeography of birds. Barry has been collaborating since 2018. Instructing in Avifauna and Birdwatching issues for the Jacamar Club interpretive classes. He currently works as director of the prestigious brand Manu Expeditions

BARRY WALKER

Senior Instructor
Natural of the city of Cusco - Peru. Presenter, a specialist in vortex optics equipment, Biologist, and Expert Guide in Adventure Tourism. Leonardo has been collaborating since 2018. Assisting as an instructor on bird watching trips and interpretive classes at Club Jacamar. He is currently the director of the prestigious brand Kayakta PERU

LEONARDO GONZALES

Biology and Instructor
Natural of Puerto Maldonado - Peru. Guide specialized in bird tourism. Member of the Ese-eja Siverio Native Community has been collaborating since 2020. Instructing in birdlife issues and guides for bird watching in the interpretive classes of the Jacamar Club. He currently works leading Birdwatcher tours and naturalists for the prestigious Rainforest Expeditions company.

SILVERIO DURI

Instructor and Naturalist Guide
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