Flora and Fauna

Orchids machu picchu

Machu Picchu’s natural exuberance is characteristic of the Andean Cloud Forest; a land of gorgeous orchids, exotic bromeliads, many colorful butterflies, and several species of indigenous birds, such as the Inca Roacher, Parodi Hemispingus, and the Green and White Hummingbird. Several species of monkeys, hummingbirds, the Andean Spectacled Bear, The Giant Otter, The Mountain Lion and various endangered species such as the Peruvian Cock-of-the-Rock are found in the Machu Picchu Historical Reserve.

Wildlife Observation Chart Observation Probability

MAMMALS

Wild Life machu picchu
  • Spectacled Bear – in captivity
  • Tremarctos ornatus
  • BIRDS
  • Andean Cock-of-the-rock
  • Rupicola peruviana
  • Momotus aequatorialis
  • Pharomachrus auriceps
  • Thraupis episcopus
  • Merganetta armata
  • Highland Mot-mot
  • Golden-headed Quetzal
  • Blue-Gray Tanager
  • Torrent Duck

HUMMINGBIRDS

HUMMINGBIRDS

  • Booted Racket-tail
  • Shining Sunbeam
  • Ocreatus underwoodii
  • Aglaeactis cupripennis
  • Collared-Gould’s Inca
  • Leucippus viridicauda
  • Boissonneaua matthewsii
  • Heliangelus amethysticollis
  • Colibri coruscans
  • Leucippus chionogaster
  • Chestnut-breasted Coronet
  • Amethyst-throated Sunangel
  • Sparkling Violetear
  • White-bellied Hummingbird
  • Green-and-white Hummingbird
  • Coeligena inca

HUMMINGBIRDS

  • Booted Racket-tail
  • Shining Sunbeam
  • Ocreatus underwoodii
  • Aglaeactis cupripennis
  • Collared-Gould’s Inca
  • Leucippus viridicauda
  • Boissonneaua matthewsii
  • Heliangelus amethysticollis
  • Colibri coruscans
  • Leucippus chionogaster
  • Chestnut-breasted Coronet
  • Amethyst-throated Sunangel
  • Sparkling Violetear
  • White-bellied Hummingbird
  • Green-and-white Hummingbird
  • Coeligena inca

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