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Listed under Environment in Tumbes, Peru.

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Close to the equator, guaranteeing warm, tropical weather, this region has some of Peru’s best beaches as well as mangrove forests set in a verdant river delta.

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Tumbes Mangrove

At the convergence of the Gulf of Guayaquil and several major rivers is the swampy expanse of the Tumbes Mangrove forest and the amazing array of birds that make their homes here, including exotic ducks, herons and woodpeckers.

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