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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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Before we jump in into describing the most 4 venomous and dangerous snakes found around the park, we must emphasize that we do not allow any tourists to walk alone by any trail, or to manipulate any wildlife. Every animal that you see deserves respect, being it dangerous or not. 1. Fer-de-Lance (Bothrops atrox) Fer-de-Lance …

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INDIGENAS NO CONTACTADOS NATIVOS AISLADOS AVISTADOS EN EL MANU

It has been only a few months since we first introduced you to the Mascho Piro tribe, the infamous, aggressive, uncontacted, and poorly known tribe that inhabits the area in and around Manu National Park. As we reported on our previous blog-post , sightings and incidents are increasing, and current protecting laws made it unclear what …

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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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All kinds of photography have special challenges, and the special challenge of Bird photography is without a doubt, capturing birds in flight. In the end, flying is what sets birds apart from (most) other vertebrates. However, getting a sharp photo of a bird in flight is easier said than done, so wildlife photographer Alfredo Fernandez …

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