The spoontail hummingbird, a fascinating species found in Peru, captivates with its unique physical characteristics and behavior. Endemic to the cloud forests of the Peruvian Andes, this enchanting bird boasts vibrant plumage of iridescent green, complemented by a distinctively long, deeply forked tail resembling a delicate spoon. With remarkable agility and precision, the spoontail hummingbird hovers gracefully in mid-air, its wings flapping at an astonishing rate of up to 80 beats per second. These tiny creatures rely on nectar from a variety of flowering plants for sustenance and play a vital role in pollination. Observing the spoontail hummingbird in Peru's breathtaking natural habitats offers a rare glimpse into the remarkable diversity and splendor of the avian world.
Welcome to the extraordinary Spoontail Hummingbird Campaign! In partnership with LANDES, a passionate local organization in Alto Utcubamba (Amazonas), devoted to nurturing education, culture, and scientific endeavors in nature conservation, and alongside Amazilia Bioreserva, an enchanting private sanctuary spanning over 20 hectares, we embark on an awe-inspiring ecological restoration journey. Our mission? To create sanctuaries of respite and nourishment for the magnificent spoontail hummingbird (Loddigesia mirabilis) and other endangered avian species. Join us as we weave a vibrant tapestry of beauty and hope, nurturing a haven where these winged wonders can flourish amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Peru's Amazonas region. Together, let's breathe life back into the skies and protect the treasures that grace our natural world.