Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Brief update from Brazil.

We never found a Giant Anteater before leaving The Pantanal but you never get everything.

White-eared Puffbird

We spent today in Matto Grosso in cerrado scrub forest north of Cuiba.  This is a good place for finding different birds and we added a few to our tally.  White-rumped, Shrike-like and Black faced Tanagers all located. We also found a lovely White-eared Puffbird.  A pair of Burrowing Owls also provided amusement and photo opportunities.

Burrowing Owl
We are off to the Atlantic Forest for a couple of days and just before we left a group of superb Swallow-tailed Kites soared overhead,

Swallow-tailed Kite
More news coming soon.

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