Explore South America's Wildlife

Find out information on the wildlife of South America. See how many species occur in each country, how many endemics occur and most importantly find accommodations where you can see the species you are interested in and the tour companies that can take you there.



Chile is a unique country dominated by the mighty snow-clad Andes that stretches from the Atacama desert in the north, 4,000km south to the windswept

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Southeast Brazil

Southeast Brazil is best known for its extensive areas of Atlantic Forest, a South American forest that extends along the Atlantic coast of Brazil, and

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Guyana is nestled on the Atlantic Coast east of Venezuela and west of Suriname, this small South American country it is one of the last

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Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin)


Peru is bordered by Ecuador and Colombia to the north, Brazil and Bolivia to the east, and Chile to the south, and is dominated by

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Southern Brazil

Southern Brazil takes us through breath-taking landscapes along the Serra do Mar ‘Atlantic Hills’ through parts of the coast, and includes dense montane and coastal

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Centralwest Brazil

Centralwest Brazil This huge area is predominately ‘cerrado’ and ‘caatinga’ habitats, plus the huge wetland known famously as the Pantanal. Typical ‘cerrado’ vegetation of this

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Colombia has always been one of the world’s most diverse and exciting destinations, but until the last decade it was pretty much left to the

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Velvet-purple Coronet (Boissonneaua jardini)


Ecuador is a country in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific Ocean to

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Northeast Brazil

Northeast Brazil has an amazing amount of endemic and seriously threatened birds, North East Brazil has become a fantastic hotspot for birdwatchers to visit. It’s

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