Just finished the latest trip report for the last trip. Please click below to go to our trip reports page to have a read!
Just completed day 5 of the tour, spent the day birding the high altitude area around Pico da Caledonia. Lovely days birding with some great birds including Black and Gold Cotinga, Serra do Mar Tyrannulet, Giant Antshrike, Itatiaia Thistletail, Mouse-coloured Tapaculo, Rufous-tailed Antbird, Cinnamon Tanager, Plovercrest, Bay-chested Warbling Finch, Diademed Tanager, Grey-hooded Flycatcher, Rufous-capped Spinetail, Large-tailed Antshrike, Velvety black Tyrant, Rufous-crowned Greenlet and Thick-billed Saltator.
Now into day 4 of our current tour, excellent day birding the Ceade and Theodoro Trails today with highlights including Pin-tailed Manakin, Star-throated Antwren, Saffron Toucanet, Olive-green Tanager, Ochre-breasted Foliage Gleaner, Oustalet’s Tyrannulet, White-barred Piculet, Saw-billed Hermit, Black-cheeked Gnateater, Blue Manakin, Brazilian Antthrush, White-browed Foliage Gleaner, Yellow-browed Woodpecker and Sharp-tailed Streamcreeper.
Just returned from a days birding around Duas Barras and Sumidouro. Some great birds today including Blue-winged Macaw, Gilt-edged Tanager, Crescent-chested Puffbird, Three-toed Jacamar, White-eared Puffbird, Crested Black-Tyrant, Wedge-tailed Grassfinch, Curl-crested Jay, Band-tailed Hornero, White Woodpecker, Red-legged Seriema, Yellow-lored Tody Flycatcher, Rufous-headed Tanager, Lesser Woodcreeper, Scaled Woodcreeper, Rufous-sided Crake, Narrow-billed Woodcreeper and Crested Black-Tyrant.
Just finished the trip report from our last private tour based at Itororo Lodge from the 14th – 21st May 2018.
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Unfortunately the last day of the tour was upon us! We spent the day birding the Regua wetlands, and what a productive day it turned out to be! Highlights included Boat-billed Heron, Capped Heron, White-chinned Sapphire, Versicoloured Emerald, Greater Ani, Silvery-flanked Antwren, Rufous-tailed Jacamar, White-bearded Manakin, Sooretama Slaty-Antshrike, Yellow-backed Tanager, Flame-crested Tanager, Chestnut-vented Conebill, Scaled Antbird, Southern Antpipit, Plain-winged Woodcreeper, Long-billed Wren, Greyish Mourner, Eye-ringed Tody Tyrant, Reddish Hermit, Chestnut-backed Antshrike, White-barred Piculet, Unicoloured Antwren and Elegant Mourner (what a bird)!
Today was spent birding the track towards Macae de Cima. Unfortunately it was quite windy for the majority of the day which made birding a little difficult! We did however get to see some great birds including White-bibbed Antbird, White-bearded Antshrike, Pin-tailed Manakin, Spot-winged Wood-Quail, Surucua Trogon, Tufted Antshrike (flight views only), Yellow-eared Woodpecker, Yellow-browed Woodpecker, Eared Pygmy-Tyrant, Rufous-headed Tanager and Brassy-breasted Tanager.
Day 5 of the tour and just spent a full day in the Itororo Lodge grounds, as usual a very productive day with highlights including Spotted Bamboo Wren, White-browed Foliage Gleaner, White-collared Foliage Gleaner, Shear-tailed Gray-Tyrant, Scaled Woodcreeper, Bertoni’s Antbird, Pin-tailed Manakin, Uniform Finch, Rufous-breasted Leaftosser, Brazilian Ruby, White-throated Hummingbird, White-shouldered Fire-eye, Black-throated Trogon, Rufous-capped Motmot, Rufous-crowned Greenlet and bird of the day…..Rusty-barred Owl!
Just completed day 4 of our current tour, another productive day with 90+ species being seen around Duas Barras and Sumidouro. Some nice open country birding today with the main highlights being Three-toed Jacamar, Serra Antwren, Black-billed Scythebill, Black-necked Aracari, Toco Toucan, Crescent-chested Puffbird, Streamer-tailed Tyrant, Blue-winged Macaw, Half-collared Sparrow, Yellow-eared Woodpecker, Gilt-edged Tanager, Wedge-tailed Grassfinch and Yellow-lored Tody Flycatcher.