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Attractions and Accommodations at Abra Patricia and Huembo

ECOAN manages two nature reserves that are highlights for any nature lovers who visit northern Peru. First, ECOAN manages the Abra Patricia – Alto Nieva Private Conservation Area (or Abra Patricia Reserve) featuring world class bird watching, endemic species and hiking. Overnight stays and day visits are offered.

Abra Patricia is a great place to see Long-whiskered Owlet (Xenoglaux loweryi), antpittas, and many other rare and exciting birds. It is also home to the yellow-tailed woolly monkey (Oreonax flavicauda) and the most beautiful orchid of the Alto Mayo – Phragmipedium kovachii, also known as Phragmipedium peruvianum.

The second reserve is located at Huembo, which is the best place to see the Marvelous Spatuletail (Loddigesia mirabilis) – perhaps the most spectacular of all the hummingbirds in the world. The hummingbird feeders at Huembo provide great opportunities to see this and 11 other species of hummingbirds. Sometimes, visitors also see the Spatuletail’s elaborate courtship display here.