Category Archives: feathered friends

Ode to the glittering throated emerald hummingbird

This is one of the most common hummingbirds that we find around our lodge. Due to the concentration of flowers that they absolutely love they happen to haclose to the house so the babies and adults are quite tame. They … Continue reading

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Photographic compilation of birds found near Otorongo Expeditions jungle lodge

I have been spending a considerable amount of time silent in the forest waiting to photographically catalog the bird species that can be found within roughly one mile. There are some photos I put that are slightly blurry but you … Continue reading

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Spizaetus And the black market

For those of you who have visited Otorongo Expeditions Jungle Lodge, you should be familiar with Spizzy and Morphus, both birds are victims of the illegal wildlife trade in the Peruvian Amazon. We rescued Spizzy in 2007 after a tip … Continue reading

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