Aconabikh protects about 22 species of hummingbirds, but in total there are more than 400 species of birds that transit its ecological floors. Among the protected species is the Koepcke’s Hermit (Phaethornis koepckeae) – also known as the Koepcke’s Hermit, hummingbird endemic to Peru and the Golden Headed Manaki. We can also find other birds such as Owls, Woodpeckers, Anteaters, Seedeaters, Jacamares, Owls, Flycatchers, Orioles, Seedeaters, Manakins, Tanagers, Tororoids, Toucans, Nuthatches, Trogons, etc.
The most interesting bird species in ACONABIKH are: Koepcke’s Hermit (Phaethornis koepckeae), Yellow-billed Jacamar (Galbula albirostris), Spot-winged Antbird (Myrmelastes leucostigma), Spot-backed Antbird (Hylophylax naevius), Russet-crowned Crake (Anurolimnas viridis), Plumbeous Antbird (Myrmelastes hyperythrus), Pale-tailed Barbthroat (Threnetes leucurus), Ocher-bellied Flycatcher (Mionectes oleagineus), Musician Wren (Cyphorhinus arada), Long-tailed Potoo (Nyctibius aethereus), Long-billed Starthroat (Heliomaster longirostris), Gould’s Jewelfront (Heliodoxa aurescens), Golden-headed Manakin (Ceratopipra erythrocephala), Dwarf Tyrant-Manakin (Tyranneutes stolzmanni), Collared Puffbird (Bucco capensis), Blue-backed Manakin (Chiroxiphia pareola), Black-bellied Thorntail (Discosura langsdorffi), Band-bellied Owl (Pulsatrix melanota), Crested Owl (Lophostrix cristata), Spectacled Owl (Pulsatrix perspicillata), Tawny-bellied Screech-Owl (Megascops watsonii), Tropical Screech-Owl (Meg ascops choliba)
We offer this service with prior coordination in observation of wild flora and fauna, bird watching, other nature specializations, environmental and/or biological education and sustainable tourism.
All kinds of food are provided as long as it is coordinated well in advance and according to the number of visitors.
Facilities are provided for accommodation service in camping, near the reserve or in a hotel in Tarapoto or Banda de Shilcayo.
Every person who enjoys birds and their observation must respect wildlife, its environment and the rights of others. In any conflict of interest between birds and their observers, the welfare of the birds and their environment comes first.