So the final day of our photo tour has just finished with a handful of new species photograped today including Green-headed Tanager, White-throated Spadebill, Lineated Woodpecker, Violet-capped Woodnymph and Scale-throated Hermit. We had an excellent 9 days photographing many wonderful birds from the Atlantic Rainforest! Photos below are Green-headed Tanager, Lineated Woodpecker and White-throated Spadebill (Andy Foster)
Our photographic tour continues as we spent the morning at Regua. Pretty hot in the lowlands today but we still managed to pick up some nice species including Brazilian Tanager, Sooretama Slaty Antshrike, Black-bellied Whistling Duck, Chestnut-backed Antshrike, Rufous-tailed Jacamar and Yellow Tyrannulet. Photos from today are Chestnut-backed Antshrike, Sooretama Slaty Antshrike and Black-bellied Whistling Duck (Andy Foster)
Another productive day on our photo tour. We visited some open country areas north of Itororo lodge and got some great shots of about 20 species. Highlights included Grey-eyed Greenlet, Wing-banded Hornero, Rufous Hornero, Masked Water Tyrant, Streamer-tailed Tyrant, Three-toed Jacamar, Crescent-chested Puffbird, Gilt-edged Tanager, Savanna Hawk, Curl-crested Jay, Variable Antshrike, Guira Cuckoo, Yellow-lored Tody Flycatcher and White-bearded Manakin. Photos below are Wing-banded Hornero, Guira Cuckoo and Variable Antshrike (Andy Foster)
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The photo below is of a Brassy-breasted Tanager taken on the Itororo Lodge feeders this morning (Andy Foster)
Day 3 of our photographic tour saw us visiting a higher altitude trail birding up to 1700m. It was again a productive day, quality rather than quantity with good shots of Bare-throated Bellbird, Hooded Berryeater, Rufous Gnateater, Black and Gold Cotinga, Serra do Mar Tyrannulet, Rufous-capped Antshrike, Red-legged Seriema and Thick-biled Saltator. Photos today are Bare-throated Bellbird, Hooded Berryeater and Thick-billed Saltator (Andy Foster)
The Naturetrek Trip report from October 2018 is now complete and can be found by clicking below!