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Over 20 years of experience in Manu National Park, the Moscoso family are one of the first colonist of the zone, During this years they are helping biologist, Scientific and general lovers of the rainforest to realize their dreams,  as explores and naturalist guides of the rainforest they are committed to show you the most important areas with abundant wildlife and a lot culture..

English name

Scientific name

Local name

Great Tinamou  

Undulated Tinamou  

Neotropic Cormorant  

Anhinga  

Cocoi heron  

Great egret  

Snowy egret  

Cattle egret Bubulcus ibis  

Striated heron  

Agami heron  

Capped heron  

Rufescent tiger heron  

Fasciated Tiger  

Wood stork  

Jabiru  

Green ibis  

Roseate spoonbill  

Horned screamer  

Orinoco goose  

Muscovy duck  

Turkey Vulture  

Black vulture  

Greater yellow headed  

King vulture  

Osprey  

Am.swallow-tailed kite  

Gray necked woodrail  

Purple galinule  

Sungrebe  

Sunbittern  

Wattled jacana  

Pied Lapwing   -  

Collared plover  -  

Spotted sandpiper -  

Large billed tern -  

Yellow Billed Tern

Black Skimmer  

Blue and yellow Macaw  

Military Macaw  

Scarlet Macaw  

Red and green Macaw

Chesnut fronted  

Red billied Macaw  

Blue headed Macaw  

White-eyed parakeet  

Cobalt winged parakeet

Tinamus major  

Crypturellus undulatus

Phalacrocorax olivaceus  

Anhinga anhinga

Ardea cocoi

Casmerodius  albus

Egretta thula  

Bubulcus ibis

Butorides striatus

Agamia agami  

Pilherodias pileatus  

Tigrisoma lineatum  

Tigrisoma fasciatum  

Mycteria americana  

Jabiru mycteria  

Mesembrinibis cayennensis

Ajaia ajaja  

Anhima cornuta

Neochen jubata

Cairina moschata

Cathartes melambrotos

Coragyps atratus

Cathartes melambrotos

Sarcoramphus papa

Pandion haliaetus

Elanoides forficatus

Aramides cajanea

Porphyrio martinica

Heliornis fulica

Eurypyga helias

Jacana Jacana

Vanellus cayanus

Charadrius collaris

Actitis macularia

Paetusa Simplex

Sterna superciliares  

Rynchops nigra  

Ara ararauna  

Ara militaris  

Ara macao  

Ara chloroptera

Ara severa  

Ara minalata  

Ara couloni  

Aratinga weddellii  

Brotogeris cyanoptera

Perdiz azul

Panguana

Pato aguja

Pato culebra

Garza cocoi

Garza blanca grande

Garza chica

Garza garrapatera

Garza tamquita

Garza azul

Garza amarilla

Puma garza roja

Mayusonso

Manshaco

Jabiru

Ibis verde

Espatula rosada

Camungo

Ganzo de playa

Pato de monte

Gallinazo

Gallinazo negro

Gallinazo amarillo

Condor de selva

Aguila pescadora

Gavilan tijera

Unchala

Polla sultana

Tanrilla

Tuqui tuqui

Timelo

-  

Playero manchado

Gaviota de pico grande

Gaviota de pico amarillo

Rayador

Gacamayo Boliviano

Guacamayo militar

Guacamayo escarlata

Guacamayo cabezon

Maracana

Maracana de aguajal

Guacamayo cabeza azul

Periquito de cabeza sucia

Pihuicho de frente amarilla

List of Birds

English name

Scientific name

Local name

Monkeys:

Woolly monkey  

Black spider monkey  

Red howler monkey  

White fronted capuchin  

Brown capichin  

Dusky titi monkey  

Squirrel monkey  

Night monkey  

Pygmy marmoset  

Emperor tamarin  

Saddle backed tamarin  

Monk saki  

Tapirs:

Brazilian tapir  

Peccaries

Collared peccary  

White lipped peccary  

Deers

Red brocket deer  

Gray or Brown brocket  

Cats:

Ocelot  

Puma o Cougar  

Jaguar  

Jagouarundi  

Weasels

Grison  

Tayra  

Southern river otter

Giant otter  

Raccoons

Coati  

Kinkajou  

Olingo  

Opossums

Common opossum  

Woolly Mouse opossum  

Common gray four eyed  

Sloths

Brown-throated three-toed  

Hoffman’s two-toed sloth  

Armadillos

Nine-banded long-nosed  

Giant armadillo  

Agoutis

Paca  

Agouti  

Capybara Ronsoco

Squirrels

Red squirrel  

Bolivian squirrel  

Amazon dwarf squirrel  

Rats

Amazon bamboo rat  

Anteaters

Silky anteater  

Southern tamandua  

Giant anteater

Monkey:

Lagithrix lagotricha  

Ateles paniscus

Alouatta seniculus  

Cebus albifrons  

Cebus  

Callicebus moloch  

Saimiri ssciureus  

Aotus virgatus  

Cebuella pygmaea  

Saguinus imperator  

Saguinus Fuscicollie  

Pithecia monachus  

Tapirs:

Tapirus Terrestris  

Peccaries

Tayassu tajacy  

Tayassu pedari  

Deers

Mazama americana  

Mazama gouazoubira  

Cats

Felis pardalis

Felis concolor  

Panthera onca  

Felis yagouaroundi  

Weasels

Galictis vittata

Eira barbara  

Lutra Longicaudis  

Pteronura brasiliensis  

Raccoons

Nasua nasua  

Potos flavus  

Bassaricyon gabbii

Opossums

Didelphis marsupialis

Mirocireus cinereus

Philander opossum  

Sloths

Bradypus variegatus  

Choloepus hoffmanni  

Armadillos:

Dasypus novemcinctus  

Priodontes maximus

Agoutis

Agouti paca  

Dasyprocta spp.

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris

Squirrels

Sciurus spadiceus  

Sciurus iguitis

Microsciurus flaviventer

Rats

Dactylomys dactylinus  

Anteaters

Cyclops didactylus  

Tamandus fuscicollie  

Myrmecophaga tridactyla

Monos:

Choro

Maquisapa

Cotomono

Machin blanco

Machin negro

Tocon

Mono Fraile

Musmuqui

Leoncillo

Pichico emperador

Pichico comun

Huapo mono

Tapirs:

Sachavaca

Cerdos de Monte

sajino

Huangana

Venados

Venado colorado

Venado cenizo

Gatos

Tigrillo

Tigre Colorado

Tigre

Pantera

Weasels

-

Manco

Nutria

Lobo de rio

Raccoons

Achuñi

Chosna

Chosna Pericote

Opossums

Raposa

Muca

Pericote

Peresozo

Perezoso de tres dedos

Perezoso de dos dedos

Armadillos

Quirquincho

Carachupamama

Agoutis

Picuro

Añuje

Ronsoco

Ardilla

Ardilla rojo

-

-

Ratas

Rata Kalinowski

Anteaters

Serafin

Tamandua

Oso hormiguero

List of Mammals

English name

Scientific name

Local name

Kapok (giant tree, solf wood)

Balsa (wood Trunks used to build rafts)

Sapote(giant tree solf wood  

-       (Symbiotic relationship tree-ant)

Pineapples ( Edible fruit)

Papaya  ( Edible fruit)

Cetico (Pioneer tree Symbiotict)

Bottle brush (Vine, honey source, Birds, Monkeys)

-       ( Pioneer tree on beaches, medicinal kidneys)

Blue bind weed(Common on river beaches)

Sweet potato    ( Edible root)-

-      (Tree fern medinal deep cuts)

-      (Panama hats, construction houses)

Coca ( Mconomically important drug)

-      ( Medicinal drink)

Rubber tree   Rubber

Soap box tree (Giant wood/make boats)

Manioc    ( Important food plant)

Bamboo  (Many uses)

Bamboo  (Many uses)

Cane  (Many uses)

Avocado (Edible fruit )

Brasil nut tree ( Edible nut)

 -     (Elongated pipelike fruits)

Cannin ball tree (Huge, heavy fruit)

Powder puff   (Very strong bush)

Pink shower tree (Ornamental tree)

------(Comercial wood

-----(Oil from trunk as medicine)

-------      (Giant tree, hurd wood)

Coral tree  (Flowering red,honey tree)

-------              ( Edible fruit)

Rotenone  (Poison from roots for fish)

Sensitive plant (Touched leaves close)

-----                  (Hard red wood/black fruits)

Curare strychnine (Poison for hunting / medicine)

Ayahuasca(ImportantHallucinogenic for healing)

Cotton  (Cotton originated in Peru)

Hibiscus  (Ornamental plant)

Calathea(Common on forest clorful leaves)

Spanish cedar(Commercial wood)

- ----                    ( Comercial wood)

Mahogany   ( Comercial wood)

Milk tree   ( Edible fruit)

Rubber tree (Rubber)

Fig      (Hard wood)

Fig-Oje    ( Medicinal sap)

Fig           (Strangler fig)

Wild banana (Fruit no resemble bananas)

Nutmeg

Ceilba pentandra  

Pyramidale  

Quararibea cordota  

Cordia nosoda  

Ananas comosus  

Carica papaya  

Cecropia sp.  

Combretum assimile  

Tessaria integrifolia  

Ipomoea sp.  

Ipomoea batatas  

Cyathea sp.

Carludovica palmata  

Coca sp.  

Catuaba

Hevea guianensis  

Hura crepitans  

Esculenta (c)  

Bambusa sp.  

Dendrocalamus  

Gynerium sagittum  

Persea americana  

Bertholletia excelsa  

Couratari sp.  

Couroupita guianensis  

Calliandra sp.  

Cassia grandis  

Cedrelinga catenaeformis  

Cpaifera rebiculata  

Dipterix micrantha  

Erythrina ulei  

Inga sp.  

Lonchocarpus sp.  

Mimosa pudica  

Ormosia sp.  

Strychnos sp.  

Banisteriopsis sp.

Gossypium sp.  

Hibiscus peruvianus  

Calathea sp.  

Cedrela odorata  

Guarea sp.  

Macrophylla  

Brosimum alicastrum  

Casilla ulei  

Clarisa racemosa  

Ficus insipida  

Ficus trigina  

Heliconia sp.  

Virola sp.

Lupuna  

Topa

Sapote  

Añallu caspi  

Piña  

Papaya  

Cetico  

-

Pajaro bobo  

-  

Camote

Sano sano  

Tamiche

Coca  

Chuchuhuasi

Caucho  

Hura crepitans  

Yuca

Paca  

Paca

Caña brava                                    Palta  

Castaña

Pipa de chuncho  

Mata estudiantes

Bovinzana

-

Aguano/Tornillo

Copaiba

Chihuahuaco  

Pisonai  

Pacai-

Barbasco  

Mirame-no me toques  

Huayruro

 -  

Ayahuasca

Algodon

-

-

Cedro  

Requia

Caoba

Manchinga  

Caucho

Mashonaste

Oje

Renaco

Platanillo

Cumula

List of Plants

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