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Apurimac endemics


Apurimac is only a stone-throw away from Cusco, yet very few birders bird there. At Bosque Ampay the key birds are Apurimac Spinetail and Apurimac Brush-Finch.  But there is more, including the Polylepis at Runtacocha and the dry scrub below Abancay.

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Day. 1 Cusco-Abancay via Vilcabamba Tapaculo.

We shall set off from Cusco when the planes arrive. If time permits we will go via Salcantay Lodge near Sorayapampa for Vilcabamba Tapaculo. This is the only place where one can drive a car to see this species restricted to the Vilcabamba mountain massif.  If you come from Puerto Maldonado, we shall do the Tapaculo on the way back.

We shall cross the Apurimac valley and we will look for the Apurimac form of Peruvian Pygmy-Owl (quite possibly a goo



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