All posts by Andy Foster

Final day of the photo tour!

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)

Photo tour continues……

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)

Photo tour continues….

Day 7 of our photo tour saw us visit the Cedae and Theodoro Trails. A great day with some splendid birds popping up in front of our lenses! Highlights from today included Red-necked Tanager, Glittering-bellied Emerald, Violaceous Euphonia, Green-headed Tanager, Spot-billed Toucanet, Blue Manakin, Star-throated Antwren and Golden-chevroned Tanager. Photos below are Red-necked Tanager, Violaceous Euphonia and Glittering-bellied Emerald  (Andy Foster)

Photographic tour continues…

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)

Photographic tour day 3

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)

Photographic tour day 2

Now into day 2 of our photographic tour based at Itororo Lodge. We spent the day along the Macae de Cima trail, got some good results including nice photos of Dusky-tailed Antbird, White-barred Piculet, Buff-fronted Foliage Gleaner, Rufous-headed Tanager, Rufous-capped Spinetail, Brassy-breasted Tanager and Green-crowned Plovercrest. Photos for today are Rufous-capped Spinetail, White-barred Piculet and Dusky-tailed Antbird (Andy Foster)

Birdfinders Trip Report November 2018

Another trip report now complete from the Birdfinders tour in November. A great trip seeing some 279 species, of which 93 were Atlantic forest endemics!
To read the report please visit our trip reports page on our website:
A few highlights from this tour included Green-crowned Plovercrest, White-bearded Antshrike and Itatiaia Thistletail (Andy Foster)