With the Rockjumper tour complete the next group have now arrived! The Naturetrek group have spent the last few days birding around Itororo Lodge and Duas Barras and Sumidouro, some great birding with lots of activity! Some highlights are photographed below. Rufous-headed Tanager, Orange-eyed Thornbird and Chestnut-capped Blackbird (Andy Foster)
Our new tour here at Itororo lodge is now well underway having had an excellent days birding around Duas Barras and Sumidouro yesterday. Plenty of good birds including Red-legged Seriema, Gilt-edged Tanager, White-eared Puffbird, Yellow-lored Tody Flycatcher, Three-toed Jacamar, Streamer-tailed Tyrant, White-barred Piculet and 80 other species! Photo below from yesterday is Yellow-lored Tody Flycatcher (Andy Foster)
So that’s it, unfortunately our current tour has just come to end with 10 days of excellent birding and great company based at Itororo Lodge! We finished having seen 285 species of which 98 were Atlantic forest endemics! Below is a photo of one of those taken today on the White trail in the Itororo Lodge grounds…..White-breasted Tapaculo (Andy Foster)
As our tour continues we have just returned from a day of open country birding, a nice contrast having spent the last 4 days surrounded by forest! As always we saw lots of spectacular birds including Three-toed Jacamar, Black-necked Aracari, Serra Antwren, White-barred Piculet, Red-legged Seriema, White-eared Puffbird, Sapphire-spangled Emerald, Streamer-tailed Tyrant, Sharp-tailed Streamcreeper, Blackish Rail, Gilt-edged Tanager and Tawny-headed Swallow. Photos from today include Itororo Lodge at dawn, Sapphire-spangled Emerald and Savanna Hawk (Andy Foster)
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