Tag Archives: Pucusana

Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)

In the waters around the fishing village of Pucusana you’ll encounter many birds of several bird species, and some are very tame like these pelicans. They wait for humans to discard fish waste and here they are fighting over it right outside my boat. Me and the camera got saliva and water all over – […]

Red-legged Cormorant (Phalacrocorax gaimardi)

This is the second of the regional species of cormorant I encountered, also this one becoming more and more rare – just like the guanay cormorant. I was in luck and found this couple with two chicks, but photographing them was really hard as they were located outside the protected harbor of Pucusana, and the […]

Inca Tern (Larosterna inca)

In the harbor and waters around the fishing village of Pucusana in Peru I found lots of inca terns, and some places they were so tame that I could walk among them without disturbing them – other than that they walked a few paces in another direction. Some had chicks, and still they behave very […]