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PILLAHUATA

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# Species:167
# Excl Vagrants:167
# Endemics:5
# Near Endemics:28
Habitat: Temperate forest, cloud forest

ABOUT THE BIRDING

Pillahuata is a roadside clearing and camp located along Manu Road at an elevation of about 8300 ft. The habitat is upper montane humid forest and offers superb birding. Among the birds found there are Golden-headed Quetzal, Puna Thistletail, Undulated Antpitta Red-and-white Antpitta, Diademed Tapaculo, Masked Fruiteater, White-eared Solitaire, Hooded Mountain-Tanager, Blue-capped Tanager, Golden-collared Tanager, Tit-like Dacnis, and Moustached Flowerpiercer. Wayqecha Biological Station is not far upslope from Pillahuata and is considered part of the Pillahuata section of Manu Road.

LOCATION OF SITE

Pillahuata is located at an elevation of 8300 ft along Manu Road in the eastern Andes of Peru.