The Chaparrí Private Conservation Area
Is a protected area in Peru. It is located in the Lambayeque and Cajamarca region.
It was created on December 19, 2001 by R.M. No. 1324-2001-AG. It has an area of 34,412 h located in the Lambayeque and Cajamarca region, the first private conservation area in Peru. It occupies a part of the Chancay river basin. The area belongs to the Santa Catalina de Chongoyape community.
The area protects dry forests. It is located in the equatorial dry forest ecoregion. The vegetation is carob and dry forest, in addition to cacti and thickets. It houses endemic or endangered animals such as Penelope albipennis, Leptotila ochraceiventris, Aratinga erythrogenys, Forpus coelestis, Caprimulgus anthonyi, Picumnus sclateri, Tumbezia salvini and Phytotoma raimondii. They also inhabit about 140 species of birds.
The protected area is frequently threatened by fires and invasions.