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A pair of Andean CockoftheRock birds in the South American rain

A pair of Andean CockoftheRock birds in the South American rain


A pair of Andean Cock-of-the-Rock birds in the South American

The Ultimate South American Extreme Biodiversity

Andean cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola Peruvianus), Peru, South

A proud Andean cock-of-the-rock showing off his colors. From 26 of the Most Colorful Birds on the Planet (And Where to Find Them) - By Just Birding!

Andean cock-of-the-rock also known as tunki (Quechua), is a large passerine bird of the cotinga family native to Andean cloud forests in South America.

Two males of Andean Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus) lekking

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We will visit the best place in Ecuador to see and photograph the iconic Andean Cock

The Andean cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruviana), a species in the family Cotingidae. Image credit: Jerry Thompson / CC BY 2.0.

Andean Cock-of-the-rock male

Andean Cock of the Rock Mindo, ...

Nowhere in the Andes will you find such an easily observed lek of Andean Cock-

This Andean cock-of-the-rock bird lives in South America. It

Andean Cock-of-the-rock male

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Andean Cock-of-the-Rock This superb bird is not uncommon throughout the Andean region, and is easy to see (photo: Tropical Birding)

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Male of Andean Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus) lekking and

Andean Cock-of-the-Rock

Andean Cock of the Rock (Rupicola peruvianus) | by Alonso Quevedo Gil

We'll visit the best cock-of-the-rock display site in

Andean cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus), strange orange bird

National Bird of Peru: "Cock of the Rock" / David Hemmings Nature Photography

The Andean cock-of-the-rock exhibits marked sexual dimorphism; the male has a large disk-like crest and scarlet or brilliant orange plumage, ...

Andean Cock-of-the-rock called Rupicola peruvianus is found in the tropical

Focus on Birds in Ecuador

Jocotoco Antpitta was discovered as recently as 1997, illustrating how important it is to preserve remaining habitats where similar surprises may still hide ...

ECUADOR: Birding the Andes & Amazon

South America Post 7 The Cloud Forest and Farewell.


Guianan cock-of-the-rock species of bird

Colombia Epic Birdwatching Tour: Western Andes & Santa Marta - 14 Days

Truly extraordinary accessible Andean... - Gallito de Roca Preserve. South America ...

Tropical Photo Tours on Instagram: “One of the most incredible birds in South America is the Andean Cock of the Rock! Join one of our tours for a chance to ...

Great thrush species of bird

See Gallery

I visited a lek site of this stunning bird, one of the most-spectacular birds in the world. After a short walk down into a river valley not too far from ...

Guianan Cock-of-the-rock by Rich Lindie

Andean Cock-of-the-rock - Rupicola peruvianus

South Georgia Island is home to an extraordinary colony of Emporer Penguins.

Orange Feathers Male Andean Cock of the Rock Bird Rupicola Peruvianus National Bird of Peru

Cock of the Rock, Santa Lucia, Ecuador

Mike Weedon joins a bird race in Peru, for a week of breakneck birding in this South American hotspot

Andean Cock of the Rock Mindo, Ecuador

Andean Cock-of-the-rock Duvet Cover



Birding Tour to Colombia

Sometimes described as a “singles bar”, a lek is a meeting place for male and female birds. The singles bar description seems even more appropriate when you ...

... Macaw Black-banded Woodcreeper

Andean Cock-of-the-rock

Andean Cock of the Rock - Rupicola peruvianus

Andean Cock-of-the-Rock Everyone that loves birds wants to see this

Andean Cock-of-the-Rock (Rupicola peruvianus) in the cloud forest

Great spot and view from the back of the lodge are the Northwest side of the Andes Mountains.

Andean Cock-of-the-rock

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Northern Peru ~ Endemics in the Andes

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Andean Cock of the Rock


Male Strange-tailed Tyrant, Ibera marsh, Argentina

A bird's-eye viewpoint

... section is to give the visiting birder some rough indications of the "best" or at least most promising spots to see some of the more sought after birds ...

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Chestnut-capped Piha, Andean Cock-of-the-Rock

Cotinga family of birds

Banded Antbird

Orange Feathers Male Andean Cock of the Rock Bird Rupicola Peruvianus National Bird of Peru

Andes Cock-of-the-rock (eastern subspecies)

Papallacta & Antisana

Andean Cock-of-the-Rock is not a Colombian specialty, but seeing it like this is special--at an afternoon lek within walking distance of town!

Andean Cock-of-the-Rock

Andean Cock of the Rock, one of the endemic birds in South America

Peru Bird Manu National Park Amazon wildlife

Andean Cock-of-the-rock Duvet Cover

Andean Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruvianus (Camilla Dreef)

Leveraging locals as drivers and guides is a great plus, Willie spoke the local language so we had a great advantage. Andean Cock-of-the-Rock

The Cock-of-the-Rock and the Angel of Peace

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White Headed Marsh Tyrant at nest

After two hours of watching, our prize appeared — the Andean Cock of the Rock

Visiting an Andean Cock-of-the-Rock lek offers one of the most distinctive and iconic experiences of the Andes (Dominic Mitchell).

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... Rockjumper and the American Birding Association teaming up, once again, for the grandest of birding events: the ABA Colombia Birding Safari in 2019.


Andean Cock-of-the-Rock

Andean Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus) by SanDiegoZoo

Watching their antics as they dance around hoping to attract the ladies is one of the highlights of a birding trip to South America.

... Ecuador · Andean Emerald Alambi Lodge, Ecuador

Incredible Inca Terns. Pucusana, Peru. Nov 2018 (c) Avery Bartels.

The Andean Cock-of-the-rock, the national bird of Peru

After this dip we drove to the Birding Walhalla of Montezuma Road, where we arrived around 9 PM.