Habitats and wildlife in San Martin and Amazonas, Northern Peru

See also Peru Moths

Katydid
Katydid

La Musa Verde, Tarapoto, 15 Sept

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Amphiacusta sp
Amphiacusta sp

La Musa Verde, Tarapoto, 15 Sept

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Anisoscelis sp
Anisoscelis sp

La Musa Verde, 15 Sept

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Cerro Verde trail
Cerro Verde trail

Cordillera Escalera, above Tarapoto, prior to descent into the forest, 16 Sept

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Cerro Verde trail
Cerro Verde trail

in the Cordillera Escalera, above Tarapoto, 16 Sept

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Pterodictya reticularis
Pterodictya reticularis

Wax-tailed Planthopper at Koepcke's Hermit site above Tarapoto, 17 Sept

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Megaloprepus sp
Megaloprepus sp

Koepcke's Hermit site, 17 Sept

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Koepcke's Hermit site
Koepcke's Hermit site

over the Cordillera Ascalera crest the track through the forest, 17 Sept

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Koepcke's Hermit site, 17 Sept

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Koepcke's Hermit site
Koepcke's Hermit site

view from top of the canopy tower, near Tarapoto, 17 September

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Koepcke's Hermit site, 17 Sept

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as in the previous photo

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artichoke-type of flower, Koepcke's Hermit forest, 17 Sept

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Phasmida Order sp
Phasmida Order sp

Koepcke's Hermit, 17 Sept

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also at Koepcke's Hermit spot, 17 Sept

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Cordillera Escalera
Cordillera Escalera

butterfly-rich narrow ridge track, above Tarapoto, 19 September

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Pseudatteria sp
Pseudatteria sp

on the Cordilerra Escalera ridge track, 19 Sept

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Phasmida Order sp
Phasmida Order sp

an insect able to change colour, Cordillera Escalera ridge, 19 Sept

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Frog
Frog

at the river edge, La Musa Verde, Tarapoto, 20 Sept

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with incredibly long and fine antennae, in the grounds at La Musa Verde, 20 Sept

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Steatornis caripensis
Steatornis caripensis

Oilbirds, nocturnal fruit-eaters, in a deep narrow gorge under a road bridge about 30 minutes from Moyobamba, 20 Sept

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Damselfly sp
Damselfly sp

fish pond edge at Rumipata Lodge, Moyobamba, 21 Sept

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Rumipata trail
Rumipata trail

21 Sept

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Rumipata Lodge forest trial, 21 Sept

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Psychotria sp
Psychotria sp

in the forest behind Rumipata Lodge, 21 Sept

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Rumipata forest stream
Rumipata forest stream

21 Sept

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Dragonfly sp
Dragonfly sp

also at a pond edge at Rumipata Lodge, 21 Sept

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Lizard
Lizard

at the forest edge, Rumipata Lodge, 21 Sept

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Ambush Spider
Ambush Spider

La Julianita, Motobamba, 22 Sept

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Ambush Spider
Ambush Spider

La Julianita, 22 Sept

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Large caterpillar
Large caterpillar

on the Rumipata trail, 23 Sept

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Striking fly
Striking fly

on the Rumipata trail, 23 Sept

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Lichenomorphus sp
Lichenomorphus sp

(superbly camouflaged when feeding on lichen), Rumipata trail, 23 Sept

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Morro de Calzada
Morro de Calzada

south of Moyotamba, mid-elevation trail into the deeper forest, 24 September

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Morro de Calzada
Morro de Calzada

giant dry sandstone outcrop, Moyobamba, 24 September

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Swallow Tanager
Swallow Tanager

on the Waqanki trail, Moyobamba, 25 Sept

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Morro de Calzada
Morro de Calzada

Moyobamba, 26 September

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Anisoscelis sp
Anisoscelis sp

Morro de Calzada, 26 Sept

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Heliconius sp
Heliconius sp

on the Waqanki trail, Moyobamba, 27 Sept

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Fern
Fern

Waqanki trail, 27 Sept

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Waqanki trail
Waqanki trail

Moyotamba, a superb rainforest site accessed straight from the lodge, 27 September

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ouside my room at Waqanki Lodge, 28 Sept

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'Playa de los Mariposas'
'Playa de los Mariposas'

a very rich and aptly named site between Moyotamba and Abra Particia at 1,080 metres, 28 Sept

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Owlet Lodge
Owlet Lodge

canopy tower trail, Abra Patricia, 29 September

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Owlet Lodge
Owlet Lodge

Abra Patricia, view from the top of the canopy tower, 29 September

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Owlet Lodge
Owlet Lodge

trail through deep forest, 29 September

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Lichenomorphus sp
Lichenomorphus sp

attracted by night lights at Owlet Lodge, along with many moths, 30 Sept

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ECOAN track parallel to the rock face below Owlet Lodge, 30 Sept

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Fundo alta Nieva, Abra Patricia, 30 Sept

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Long-legged Water Spider
Long-legged Water Spider

note its front legs resting on the surface, Fundo alta Nieva, 30 Sept

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