By Richard Amable | The first ten days of my extremely enjoyable two-week visit to Peru were spent birding the Amazon lowlands along the Río Tambopata in the Madre de Dios Department, Peru’s ‘Capital of Biodiversity’. My trip included nights at all three of Rainforest Expeditions.
Por Richard Amable | La región del sur este de Perú, el departamento de Madre de Dios encontramos distintos tipos de suelos, bosques, habitas, escenarios, y ríos tributarios del gran rio Amazonas. El rio Madre de Dios se origina en los andes tropicales, en el departamento de Cusco atraviesa el departamento de Madre de Dios.
By Richard Amable | The Tours Were Managed by Custom and Design to Cover The Habitats and Record the Key Species Report for Birding and Butterfly Tour in South of Lima and The Tambopata National Reserve in South Eastern Perú.
By Richard Amable | The tours were managed by costume and design to cover the habitats and record the key species. Very early start to Muscatatuck NWR in Indiana, the rainy weather did slow down bird activity. We did the auto tour drive covering open field, prairie sections, forest, marsh and lakes.
By Richard Amable | The interpretative class were managed and design to introduce participants to the common birds of Puerto Maldonado and visit the efforts of local initiative for conservation. Collpa Cachuela is located at the right margin of Madre de Dios river, inside of Las Cachuelas community.
By Richard Amable | Riberalta is a seldom visited corner of Bolivia close to the confluence of the Madre de Dios and Mamore Rivers just inside the Department of Beni. It has a feeling of the Amazon and its bird community reflects that but holds the north-eastern most patches of cerrado habitat giving it a distinct characteristic of its
By Richard Amable | The interpretative classes were managed and designed to introduce the young participants to the common birds of Pilcopata and visit the efforts of local initiative for ecotourism and conservation. Sponssor by Vortex Optics.
By Richard Amable | The Tambopata National Reserve is 274,690 hectares and located in the Amazon basin of southeast Peru, spans areas of biodiverse rainforest. Rich in wildlife, it’s home to many colorful parrots and macaws that feed at clay licks such as the Collpa Colorado and the Chuncho.
By Richard Amable | Start at evening arrival in Cincinnati/Kentucky International Airport and then transfer to the Kirkwood Inn Hotel in Mason. Early start to Gilmore Ponds Preserve for most common Warblers and great opportunities for White-breasted Nuthatch and Indigo Bunting.
By Richard Amable | The interpretative workshop were managed and designed to introduce the participants to the common birds of Pacaya Samiria National Reserve and visit the local sites for ecotourism and conservation along Rio Marañon.
By Richard Amable | Birding in Peru With Manu Expeditions a Trip Report For Birding and Photography Tour in The Tambopata National Reserve in South Eastern PERU
By Richard Amable | The interpretative classes were managed and designed to introduce the young participants
to the common birds of the Manu Biosphere Reserve and visit the efforts of local initiative for ecotourism and conservation of this route.
By Ana Amable | The Women Birders is a program created to empower women in the good ecological practices of birding & birdwatching in Peru and Bolivia. Through this program the women in the community will be able to increase their leadership and knowledge in conservation and ecotourism. Also, this will make a difference in their communities as they can represent their communities and will lead the changes in local conservation behavior. Finally, it will benefit directly to the conservation of local birds.
Por Ana Amable | The Women Birders es un programa creado para empoderar a las mujeres en las buenas prácticas ecológicas de observación de aves y aves en Perú y Bolivia. A través de este programa, las mujeres de la comunidad podrán incrementar su liderazgo y conocimiento en conservación y ecoturismo. Además, esto marcará la diferencia en sus comunidades, ya que pueden representar a sus comunidades y liderarán los cambios en el comportamiento de conservación local. Finalmente, beneficiará directamente a la conservación de las aves locales.
By Richard Amable | PUnderstanding how adults prefer to learn can provide much needed information for community groups as well as professional organizations. A full week interpretative birding class was presented to a group of non-traditional students in a community workshop environment. The participants experienced both traditional lectures on birds and their habitats as well as bird walks, which provided an opportunity for inquiry and participatory education. At the end of the course, the participants were surveyed to learn their preferences for education. The participatory education and inquiry was the preferred method of learning for this group on community learners.
By Richard Amable | Barneveld Prairie State Natural Areas: This primitive, unmarked trail traverses steep terrain is a great place to see a remnant of the vast tallgrass prairies and savannas that once covered most of southern Wisconsin. Surrounded by an agricultural landscape, the hilltops and valleys at Barneveld Prairie provide habitat for colorful butterflies and uncommon birds that thrive in large, open, treeless landscapes. (The Nature Conservancy, 2021.)