Peru

Great Kiskadee

January 11, 2022
Barrio Florido, Iquitos, Loreto, Peru
photos, DiscoverNature, Animals
Great Kiskadee
The Great Kiskadee is one of the largest tyrant flycatchers and can be found throughout most of Central and South America.

Arrau Turtle

January 11, 2022
Barrio Florido, Iquitos, Loreto, Peru
photos, DiscoverNature, Animals, Turtles, Terrapin, Herpetology
Arrau Turtle
Also known as the Giant River Turtle, the Arrau Turtle is the largest of the freshwater turtles within Latin America, growing up to 90 kilograms (200 pounds)

Purple Gallinule

January 11, 2022
Barrio Florido, Iquitos, Loreto, Peru
photos, DiscoverNature, Animals, Birds, Tropics
Purple Gallinule
The Purple Gallinule is a species of rail, resident to the Southeastern United States and the Caribbean but migrate down to Central and South America.

Red-Capped Cardinal

January 11, 2022
Barrio Florido, Iquitos, Loreto, Peru
photos, DiscoverNature, Animals, Birds, Tropics
Red-Capped Cardinal
Not a cardinal proper, this South American bird belongs to the Thraupidae family of tanager species.

Yellow-Rumped Cacique

January 11, 2021
Barrio Florido, Iquitos, Loreto, Peru
photos, DiscoverNature, Animals, Birds, Rainforest, Tropical
Yellow-Rumped Cacique
Sometimes called the Amazonian Mockingbird, the Yellow-Rumped Cacique is known for mimicry in their calls. After four months, I was finally able to capture this photo of one of these beautiful birds.

Fundo Pedrito

January 11, 2020
Barrio Florido, Iquitos, Loreto, Peru
photos, DiscoverNature, Lakes, Gardens, Lake, Landscape
Fundo Pedrito
In this beautiful natural garden located in Barrio Florido, a short boat ride from Iquitos, you will find yourself immersed in the flora and fauna of the Amazon Rainforest.