Habitats and wildlife in San Martin and Amazonas, Northern Peru

See also Peru Moths

Katydid
La Musa Verde, Tarapoto, 15 Sept
Amphiacusta sp
La Musa Verde, Tarapoto, 15 Sept
Anisoscelis sp
La Musa Verde, 15 Sept
Cerro Verde trail
Cordillera Escalera, above Tarapoto, prior to descent into the forest, 16 Sept
Cerro Verde trail
in the Cordillera Escalera, above Tarapoto, 16 Sept
Pterodictya reticularis
Wax-tailed Planthopper at Koepcke's Hermit site above Tarapoto, 17 Sept
Megaloprepus sp
Koepcke's Hermit site, 17 Sept
Koepcke's Hermit site
over the Cordillera Ascalera crest the track through the forest, 17 Sept
Koepcke's Hermit site, 17 Sept
Koepcke's Hermit site
view from top of the canopy tower, near Tarapoto, 17 September
Koepcke's Hermit site, 17 Sept
as in the previous photo
artichoke-type of flower, Koepcke's Hermit forest, 17 Sept
Phasmida Order sp
Koepcke's Hermit, 17 Sept
also at Koepcke's Hermit spot, 17 Sept
Cordillera Escalera
butterfly-rich narrow ridge track, above Tarapoto, 19 September
Pseudatteria sp
on the Cordilerra Escalera ridge track, 19 Sept
Phasmida Order sp
an insect able to change colour, Cordillera Escalera ridge, 19 Sept
Frog
at the river edge, La Musa Verde, Tarapoto, 20 Sept
with incredibly long and fine antennae, in the grounds at La Musa Verde, 20 Sept
Steatornis caripensis
Oilbirds, nocturnal fruit-eaters, in a deep narrow gorge under a road bridge about 30 minutes from Moyobamba, 20 Sept
Damselfly sp
fish pond edge at Rumipata Lodge, Moyobamba, 21 Sept
Rumipata trail
21 Sept
Rumipata Lodge forest trial, 21 Sept
Psychotria sp
in the forest behind Rumipata Lodge, 21 Sept
Rumipata forest stream
21 Sept
Dragonfly sp
also at a pond edge at Rumipata Lodge, 21 Sept
Lizard
at the forest edge, Rumipata Lodge, 21 Sept
Ambush Spider
La Julianita, Motobamba, 22 Sept
Ambush Spider
La Julianita, 22 Sept
Large caterpillar
on the Rumipata trail, 23 Sept
Striking fly
on the Rumipata trail, 23 Sept
Lichenomorphus sp
(superbly camouflaged when feeding on lichen), Rumipata trail, 23 Sept
Morro de Calzada
south of Moyotamba, mid-elevation trail into the deeper forest, 24 September
Morro de Calzada
giant dry sandstone outcrop, Moyobamba, 24 September
Swallow Tanager
on the Waqanki trail, Moyobamba, 25 Sept
Morro de Calzada
Moyobamba, 26 September
Anisoscelis sp
Morro de Calzada, 26 Sept
Heliconius sp
on the Waqanki trail, Moyobamba, 27 Sept
Fern
Waqanki trail, 27 Sept
Waqanki trail
Moyotamba, a superb rainforest site accessed straight from the lodge, 27 September
ouside my room at Waqanki Lodge, 28 Sept
'Playa de los Mariposas'
a very rich and aptly named site between Moyotamba and Abra Particia at 1,080 metres, 28 Sept
Owlet Lodge
canopy tower trail, Abra Patricia, 29 September
Owlet Lodge
Abra Patricia, view from the top of the canopy tower, 29 September
Owlet Lodge
trail through deep forest, 29 September
Lichenomorphus sp
attracted by night lights at Owlet Lodge, along with many moths, 30 Sept
ECOAN track parallel to the rock face below Owlet Lodge, 30 Sept
Fundo alta Nieva, Abra Patricia, 30 Sept
Long-legged Water Spider
note its front legs resting on the surface, Fundo alta Nieva, 30 Sept
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