Puna-Arica-Arequipa extension. 5 days.
Day 1. Puno-Arica.
We will spend a full day in Puno department looking for Puna Rhea and other Puna species such as Puna, Andean and Chilean Flamingos, Puna Canastero, Puna Miner, Puna Yellow-Finch and then drive down to Tacna. In the late evening we will cross the Peru & Chile boarder to Arica.
Day 2. Arica.
AM. Arica Pelagic. Rest of day searching for Chilean Woodstar in Azapa valley. In the evening return to Tacna
Day 3. Mejia lagoons.
Drive to Mejia lagoons and birding here.
Red-fronted Coot is only found here in all Peru, also good wetlands with many migrants.
Day 4. Mollendo Pelagic. Drive to Arequipa.
We will look out for Raimondi´s Yellow-finch and Grayish Miner en route
Day 5. Chiguata and Salinas. Full day above Arequipa for Tamarugo Conebill, Dark-winged Canastero, White-throated Earthcreeper and others. In late PM flight back to Lima.