Rockjumper Atlantic coastal rainforest tour begins!

Yesterday we completed our first full day of the Rockjumper Atlantic coastal rainforest tour, what a day it was! We spent a full day birding along the Macae de Cima road seeing many great species and lots of Atlantic forest endemics! Highlights included Ochre-rumped Antbird, Bertoni’s Antbird, White-bearded Antshrike, Rufous-capped Antshrike, Spix’s Spinetail, Rufous-breasted Leaftosser, White-bibbed Antbird, Surucua Trogon,Bare-throated Bellbird, Spot-billed Toucanet, White-collared Foliage Gleaner, Greenish Schiffornis, White-barred Piculet, Pin-tailed Manakin, Blue Manakin, Squirrel Cuckoo, Sharp-tailed Streamcreeper, Dusky-tailed Antbird, Rufous Gnateater, Gray-capped Tyrannulet, Sharp-billed Treehunter and Star-throated Antwren. But the standout bird of the day had to be Large-tailed Antshrike, it showed so well……….
(photo by Andy Foster)