Fauna of Peru
Peru has some of the greatest biodiversity in the world because of the presence of the Andes, Amazon Rainforest, and the Pacific Ocean.
The Peruvian Constitution of 1993 recognized the natural res...
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Flora of Peru
The flora of Peru is very diverse.
The animals rainforests of Peru are the homes of many different species of trees as well as Orchidaceae flowering plants. Other plants found in the Peruvian jung...
Rufous-winged Antshrike
The rufous-winged antshrike (Thamnophilus torquatus) is a species of bird in the Thamnophilidae family.It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay; the northwestern half of its range is much of the s...
Salvia gilliesii
Salvia cuspidata is a perennial shrub native to the Andes mountains in Bolivia, Chile, and Peru, growing at elevations up to 10,000 ft (3,000 m).Salvia cuspidata subsp. gilliesii, originally...
Micropholis macrophylla
Micropholis macrophylla is a species of plant in the Sapotaceae family. It is endemic to Peru.
Masked Water-tyrant
The masked water tyrant (Fluvicola nengeta) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family, the tyrant flycatchers.
It is found in its major range in eastern and southeastern Brazil in the caatinga...
Red-billed Toucan
The white-throated toucan (Ramphastos tucanus) is a near-passerine bird found throughout the Amazon in south-eastern Colombia, eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru, northern Bolivia, southern and eastern Ven...
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Rufous Motmot
The rufous motmot (Baryphthengus martii) is a near-passerine bird which is a resident breeder in rain forests from northeastern Honduras south to western Ecuador, northeastern Bolivia, and southwester...
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Rollinia andicola
Rollinia andicola is a species of plant in the Annonaceae family. It is found in Ecuador and Peru.
Mealy Amazon
The mealy amazon or mealy parrot (Amazona farinosa) is among the largest parrot in the Amazona genus, the amazon parrots. It is a mainly green parrot with a total length of 38–41 cm (15–16 i...
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Megalodoras
Megalodoras is a small genus of thorny catfishes native to tropical South America.
There are currently two recognized species in this genus:
Myrsine pearce
Myrsine pearce is a species of plant in the Primulaceae family. It is endemic to Peru.
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Qualea impexa
Qualea impexa is a species of plant in the Vochysiaceae family endemic to Peru. It is found in the Amazon Basin region of eastern Peru.
Salvia discolor
Salvia discolor (Andean sage) is a herbaceous perennial growing in a very localized area in Peru—it is equally rare in horticulture and in its native habitat. William Robinson wrote of its charms in 1...
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List of birds of Peru
This is a list of the bird species recorded in Peru. The avifauna of Peru include a total of 1,879 species, of which 139 are endemic, 3 have been introduced by humans and 72 are rare or accidental. Of...
List of birds of Peru - Wikipedia
Miconia abbreviata
Miconia abbreviata is a species of plant in the Melastomataceae family. It is endemic to Peru.
Royal Sunangel
The royal sunangel (Heliangelus regalis) is a species of hummingbird. It is endemic to subtropical elfin forests and shrubs in the Andes of northern Peru and adjacent south-eastern Ecuador. It is enda...
Salvia tubiflora
Salvia tubiflora is a perennial native to a small area of western Peru and northern Chile near the tropic of Capricorn, growing at elevations from 800 feet (240 m) to 1,600 feet (490 m).Salv...
Solanum crispum
Solanum crispum is a species of flowering plant in the Solanaceae family, native to Chile and Peru. Common names include Chilean potato vine, Chilean nightshade, Chilean potato tree and potato vine. G...
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Myrsine bullata
Myrsine bullata is a species of plant in the Primulaceae family. It is endemic to Peru.
Miconia lachnoclada
Miconia lachnoclada is a species of plant in the Melastomataceae family. It is endemic to Peru.
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Passiflora vitifolia
Passiflora vitifolia is a species of Passiflora, native to southern Central America (Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama) and northwestern South America (Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru). It is a vine wi...
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Red-shouldered Macaw
The red-shouldered macaw (Diopsittaca nobilis) is a small green South American parrot, a member of a large group of Neotropical parrots called macaws. The species is named for the red coverts on its ...
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Styrax vilcabambae
Styrax vilcabambae (syn. Pamphilia vilcabambae D.R.Simpson) is a species of flowering plant in the genus Styrax and the family Styracaceae. It is endemic to Peru.
Red-and-black Grosbeak
The red-and-black grosbeak (Periporphyrus erythromelas) is a species of cardinal in the Cardinalidae family. It is the only species in the genus Periporphyrus.It is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guy...
Myrcia albobrunnea
Myrcia albobrunnea is a species of plant in the Myrtaceae family. It is endemic to Peru.
Miconia calophylla
Miconia calophylla is a species of plant in the Melastomataceae family. It is endemic to Peru.
Rufous-backed Inca-finch
The rufous-backed Inca finch (Incaspiza personata) is a species of bird traditionally placed in the Emberizidae family, but it may be more closely related to the Thraupidae. Its current family status...
Peritassa killipii
Peritassa killipii is a species of plant in the Celastraceae family. It is endemic to Peru.