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...
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.
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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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.
Rusty-breasted Nunlet
The rusty-breasted nunlet (Nonnula rubecula) is a species of puffbird in the Bucconidae family.It is found in two major ranges: regions of the central Amazon Basin with parts of the Guianas; and in so...
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Pouteria gracilis
Pouteria gracilis is a species of plant in the Sapotaceae family. It is endemic to 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
Rudgea obesiflora
Rudgea obesiflora is a species of plant in the Rubiaceae family. It is endemic to Peru and is found in lowland forests.
Pentagonia rubiflora
Pentagonia rubiflora is a species of plant in the Rubiaceae family. It is endemic to Peru.
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Rusty-fronted Canastero
The rusty-fronted canastero (Asthenes ottonis) is a species of bird in the Furnariidae family.It is endemic to Peru.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropic...
Miconia abbreviata
Miconia abbreviata is a species of plant in the Melastomataceae family. It is endemic to Peru.
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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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.
Roupala pinnata
Roupala pinnata is a species of plant in the Proteaceae family. It is endemic to Peru.
Red-faced Parrot
The red-faced parrot (Hapalopsittaca pyrrhops) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family.It is found in Ecuador and Peru.Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.It ...
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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...
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...
Reddish Hermit
The reddish hermit (Phaethornis ruber) is a species of bird in the Trochilidae family, the hummingbirds. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, and in the Guianas. At 7.5&...
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Red-masked Parakeet
The red-masked parakeet (Psittacara erythrogenys) is a medium-sized parrot from Ecuador and Peru. It is popular as a pet and are known in aviculture as the cherry-headed conure or the red-headed conu...
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