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Nicole LaRoche
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Back to the cloud forest
After the little vacation in the lowlands, we were back to working up in the high elevation of Manu. I was happy to be back, the heat and humidity was getting to me. But the unfortunate thing is that as we went into September, we were getting into the rainy...
Back to the cloud forest
Back to the cloud forest
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Cock-of-the-Rock
The unofficial bird of Peru is the cock-of-the-rock ( Rupicola peruvianus ). They are a very odd species. The males meet every morning and evening to strut their stuff to the other males in what is called a lek. Because this bird has become such a staple fo...
Cock-of-the-Rock
Cock-of-the-Rock
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The last of the lowlands
Here is the last post from the lowlands of Manu. Since I didn't go in
chronological order, I don't have an end of the week story for you (That
was in the last post!). I will tell you that my time at Villa Carmen
was really nice and it was nice to have a ...
The last of the lowlands
The last of the lowlands
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More Manu, more color!
Ok, here it goes again! More photos from the lowlands in Peru. I have only 3 short weeks till I leave for South Africa and my goal is to get all my Peru pictures up here before I leave! I have a lot of photos to go so the posts may start to get a bit longer...
More Manu, more color!
More Manu, more color!
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Starting off with a hoatzin
Today is part two of the Peruvian amazon in Manu. During the week I was at Villa Carmen, I was able to spend all day with my camera. This means there are a lot of photos to post. I think there will be a few more posts from the lowlands. Hoatzins ( Opisthoco...
Starting off with a hoatzin
Starting off with a hoatzin
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Visiting the the burst of color that is the Peruvian rainforest
During our week off, which started on Sunday, August 17, we decided to take a trip down Manu road to the sister reserve of Wayqecha, Villa Carmen. Villa Carmen is on a river and about 500 meter elevation. The cheapest way to get down is to hitch hike down M...
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Peru: More Manu
Today I am going to finish out the photos from the first half of working at Wayqecha. (As a reminder, these photos were taken between July 17 and August 16 at about 3000 meter elevation) Scarlet-bellied mountain tanager ( Anisognathus igniventris ) Lymanopo...
Peru: More Manu
Peru: More Manu
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Peru: part 3, now with added maps!
So I realized that my last two posts were missing maps for reference to where I was when I took the pictures you are (hopefully) admiring. I made a few maps using google and my great photoshop drawing skills to show the different places I went in Peru. The ...
Peru: part 3, now with added maps!
Peru: part 3, now with added maps!
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Peru: Part two! Manu National Forest
There was a long gap, but I am finally able to post some more pictures from Peru! Unfortunately, right after my last post, my computer broke and I was without for the rest of my trip. I am now back in the US and able to post-process photos. Today I thought ...
Peru: Part two! Manu National Forest
Peru: Part two! Manu National Forest
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My first post from Peru
Well it is day 6 in the forest and we’ve had a lot of rain-
this means not many photos. These photos I am posting are from the ‘vacation’
period of my trip with Ann and Sean (one of the other techs on the hummingbird
project). The span is from July 7- July ...
My first post from Peru
My first post from Peru
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