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Tambo Blanquillo - Stay in a family owned Manu Lodge and discover The Wonders of the Peruvian Jungle
Av. Nicolás de Piérola 265
Barranco, Lima 04 – Perú
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(+51) 1 249 9342
(+51) 987 939 992
Photo: Alfredo Fernandez

Oxbow Lakes – locally known as Cochas – are the only kind of lakes present on the western Amazon rainforest. These lakes host an incredible array of biodiversity, being home to Jaguars, Caimans, Piranhas, Giant River Otters, and over 400 species of birds. Camungo Oxbow Lake, as viewed from the Canopy Tower – Photo: Alfredo …

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Any traveller visiting Tambo Blanquillo, will be able to spot -probably several times a day- one of the nicest, and most abundant neotropical raptors, the Roadside Hawk. The name of this bird and the reason it is seen so often, is because they only hang around clearings, streams, trails, rivers and other open areas where …

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Extra points if you can spot the Great Potoo – Photo: Alfredo Fernandez

One of the most mystical bird genus of the Neotropics is the one of the Potoos (Nyctibious). These birds are commonly heard in the forest, but hardly seen, due to their amazing and specialized camouflage. Here at Tambo Blanquillo, we have reported 3 species (Great Potoo, Long-tailed Potoo and Common Potoo) around the Lodge. Although …

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