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Peruvian Amazon: Species Spotlight

Peruvian Amazon: Species Spotlight

Help us document the amazing biodiversity found in a 50 mile radius around the confluence of the Amazon and Napo rivers in the Loreto District of the Peruvian Amazon. Join this mission if you are a local resident or an international visitor to our area of focus. Naturalists, researchers and taxonomy specialists are invited to participate and lend their expertise to our mission. You can join us in Peru July 1-11, 2014 for our Amazon Educator Academy and help us document even more biodiversity! Sign in to join mission

Peruvian Amazon: Species Spotlight
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A citizen science biodiversity assessment project for students, educators, naturalists, and researchers interested in cataloging the biodiversity near the confluence of the Amazon and Napo rivers in the Peruvian Amazon. Share photos of your Amazon wildlife spottings. Add descriptive habitat and behavior notes. Please nclude GPS coordinates. Approximate GPS coordinates for major study sites: Explorama Lodge = Lat: -3.45, Long: -72.853 Napo = Lat: -3.258, Long: -72.917 Ceiba Tops= Lat: -3.510, Long: -73.062 ACTS = Lat; -3.249, Long: -72.909

Peruvian Amazon: Species Spotlight

Lat: -3.35 Long: -72.78

Recent Spottings

Unknown spotting philkahler 1 0 Unknown spotting
White-banded Daggerwing philkahler 6 4 White-banded Daggerwing
Blue Asterope philkahler 5 0 Blue Asterope
Orange Kite-Swallowtail philkahler 2 0 Orange Kite-Swallowtail
Unknown spotting philkahler 2 1 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting philkahler 3 1 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting philkahler 1 1 Unknown spotting
Blue-gray Satyr Butterfly philkahler 1 0 Blue-gray Satyr Butterfly
Black-bellied Cuckoo philkahler 12 2 Black-bellied Cuckoo
Many-banded Aracari philkahler 3 1 Many-banded Aracari
Slender-footed Tyrannulet philkahler 1 1 Slender-footed Tyrannulet
Ruddy-tailed Flycatcher philkahler 1 0 Ruddy-tailed Flycatcher
Paradise Tanager philkahler 1 0 Paradise Tanager
Unknown spotting JenniferRichardson 1 0 Unknown spotting
water buffalo JenniferRichardson 1 0 water buffalo
Scaly-breasted Woodpecker philkahler 21 4 Scaly-breasted Woodpecker
Blue-spotted Firewing philkahler 4 0 Blue-spotted Firewing
Urodus Moth philkahler 55 22 Urodus Moth
Unknown spotting philkahler 6 5 Unknown spotting
Spiny Weevil philkahler 25 9 Spiny Weevil
Gray-winged Trumpeter philkahler 8 1 Gray-winged Trumpeter
White-fronted Nunbird philkahler 3 0 White-fronted Nunbird
One-spotted Prepona philkahler 4 3 One-spotted Prepona
Noble Leafwing philkahler 2 1 Noble Leafwing
Green Honeycreeper philkahler 19 1 Green Honeycreeper
mimic coral snake JenniferRichardson 1 3 mimic coral snake
Unknown spotting AmazonWorkshops 1 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting AmazonWorkshops 2 0 Unknown spotting
common liana snake Terrierteacher 2 0 common liana snake
Spot- winged Antbird Andy Whittaker and Jaque Fortuna 1 0 Spot- winged Antbird
Common Morpho (female) ViSarancha 8 6 Common Morpho (female)
Unknown spotting GeoffreyPalmer 1 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting AmazonWorkshops 3 0 Unknown spotting
Troschel's tree frog rustic41 2 0 Troschel's tree frog
White-bellied spider monkey Rustic 41 8 2 White-bellied spider monkey
Red Hibiscus JenniferRichardson 1 0 Red Hibiscus
Theobroma sp. ? AmazonWorkshops 1 0 Theobroma sp. ?
Unknown spotting Terrierteacher 3 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting MelissaJordan 3 1 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting AmazonWorkshops 2 0 Unknown spotting
Red-bellied piranha Rustic 41 2 2 Red-bellied piranha
Scarlet macaw rustic41 4 1 Scarlet macaw
American Pygmy Kingfisher JenniferRichardson 4 4 American Pygmy Kingfisher
Unknown spotting GeoffreyPalmer 3 0 Unknown spotting
South American tapir rustic41 3 0 South American tapir
Poison dart frog rustic41 4 5 Poison dart frog
Torch ginger Rustic 41 4 0 Torch ginger
Laughing frog Terrierteacher 4 1 Laughing frog
Round-eared bat GeoffreyPalmer 2 7 Round-eared bat
Rothschild's Silk Moth JenniferRichardson 5 3 Rothschild's Silk Moth

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