Habitats and wildlife in San Martin and Amazonas, Northern Peru

See also Peru Moths

Katydid
Katydid

La Musa Verde, Tarapoto, 15 Sept

Amphiacusta sp
Amphiacusta sp

La Musa Verde, Tarapoto, 15 Sept

Anisoscelis sp
Anisoscelis sp

La Musa Verde, 15 Sept

Cerro Verde trail
Cerro Verde trail

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

Cerro Verde trail
Cerro Verde trail

in the Cordillera Escalera, above Tarapoto, 16 Sept

Pterodictya reticularis
Pterodictya reticularis

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

Megaloprepus sp
Megaloprepus sp

Koepcke's Hermit site, 17 Sept

Koepcke's Hermit site
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
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
Phasmida Order sp

Koepcke's Hermit, 17 Sept

also at Koepcke's Hermit spot, 17 Sept

Cordillera Escalera
Cordillera Escalera

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

Pseudatteria sp
Pseudatteria sp

on the Cordilerra Escalera ridge track, 19 Sept

Phasmida Order sp
Phasmida Order sp

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

Frog
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
Steatornis caripensis

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

Damselfly sp
Damselfly sp

fish pond edge at Rumipata Lodge, Moyobamba, 21 Sept

Rumipata trail
Rumipata trail

21 Sept

Rumipata Lodge forest trial, 21 Sept

Psychotria sp
Psychotria sp

in the forest behind Rumipata Lodge, 21 Sept

Rumipata forest stream
Rumipata forest stream

21 Sept

Dragonfly sp
Dragonfly sp

also at a pond edge at Rumipata Lodge, 21 Sept

Lizard
Lizard

at the forest edge, Rumipata Lodge, 21 Sept

Ambush Spider
Ambush Spider

La Julianita, Motobamba, 22 Sept

Ambush Spider
Ambush Spider

La Julianita, 22 Sept

Large caterpillar
Large caterpillar

on the Rumipata trail, 23 Sept

Striking fly
Striking fly

on the Rumipata trail, 23 Sept

Lichenomorphus sp
Lichenomorphus sp

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

Morro de Calzada
Morro de Calzada

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

Morro de Calzada
Morro de Calzada

giant dry sandstone outcrop, Moyobamba, 24 September

Swallow Tanager
Swallow Tanager

on the Waqanki trail, Moyobamba, 25 Sept

Morro de Calzada
Morro de Calzada

Moyobamba, 26 September

Anisoscelis sp
Anisoscelis sp

Morro de Calzada, 26 Sept

Heliconius sp
Heliconius sp

on the Waqanki trail, Moyobamba, 27 Sept

Fern
Fern

Waqanki trail, 27 Sept

Waqanki trail
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'
'Playa de los Mariposas'

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

Owlet Lodge
Owlet Lodge

canopy tower trail, Abra Patricia, 29 September

Owlet Lodge
Owlet Lodge

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

Owlet Lodge
Owlet Lodge

trail through deep forest, 29 September

Lichenomorphus sp
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
Long-legged Water Spider

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