Friday, 23 August 2013

Lima, Peru

 A Black Skimmer
 An elegant Great Grebe
 Eared Dove on the wires
 Rufous-collared Sparrow
 Peruvian Pelicans
 A pair of Franklin's Gulls
 Grey Gull
 An injured Barn Owl
 Common Nighthawk
 Great Egret
Assembled gulls: mostly Belcher's Gulls 

Absolutely amazing urban birding to be had here in Lima. Tomorrow we move into the Andes!

Lima – 23 August 2013

Pied-billed Grebe
Great Grebe
Puna Teal
Peruvian Pelican
Peruvian Booby
Neotropic Cormorant
Guanay Cormorant
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Little Blue Heron
Striated Heron
Black-crowned Night Heron
Puna Ibis
White-cheeked Pintail
Cinnamon Teal
Ruddy Duck
Black Vulture
Osprey
Roadside Hawk
Harris’ Hawk
American Kestrel
Common Gallinule
Andean Coot
American Oystercatcher
Black-necked Stilt
Killdeer
Hudsonian Whimbrel
Lesser Yellowlegs
Greater Yellowlegs
Stilt Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Sanderling
Ruddy Turnstone
Wilson’s Phalarope
Kelp Gull
Belcher’s Gull
Grey Gull
Franklin’s Gull
Grey-headed Gull
Andean Gull
Inca Tern
Black Skimmer
Feral Pigeon
Eared Dove
West Peruvian (Pacific) Dove
Barn Owl
Common Nighthawk
Southern Beardless Tyrannulet
Many-coloured Rush Tyrant
Vermilion Flycatcher
Tropical Kingbird
Blue-and-white Swallow
Long-tailed Mockingbird
Rufous-collared Sparrow
Scrub Blackbird

2 comments:

Kerem Ali Boyla said...

Hi David. I was in Lima three times and each time I had wonderful birding time. My favourite is the croaking ground dove and Mr B's gull. Cheers!

Chris said...

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