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BRAZIL!
Atlantic Forest

November/December 2011

368 bird species recorded!   TRIP REPORT (PDF)>>
Tour operated by Zoothera Global Birding

Next Sunrise Birding Tour in 2013 with Diego Calderon!

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Shrike-like Cotinga - Amazing, prolonged views of a singing male at Guapi Assu!
  • Sharpbill - Prolonged views!
  • Russet-winged Spadebill - A surprise stunner at Guapi Assu!
  • Swallow-tailed Cotinga - A pair on a nest with 2 chicks at Itatiaia National Park
  • Red-breasted Toucan and Saffron Toucanets at feeders!
  • Black-billed Scythebill
  • Restinga Antwren, Sharp-tailed Streamcreeper
  • Festive Coquette, Frilled Coquette, Plovercrest
  • Giant Snipe at close range!
  • Tawny-browed Owl, Black-banded Owl

Photo Highlights

Capped Heron, Guapi Assu Bird Lodge
Photo by Gina Nichol.

This amazing tour visited Ubatuba, Itatiaia National Park, Guapi Assu Bird Lodge, and Serra dos Tucanos Lodge.

Leaders: Steve Bird, Gina Nichol, and local guides
Full trip report on www.zootherabirding.com soon!

Black-banded Owl
Black-banded Owl
Sharpbill
Sharpbill
Brassy-breasted Tanager
Brassy-breasted Tanager
Versicolored Emerald
Versicolored Emerald
Paraque on a nest!
Parauque on a nest!
Giant Snipe
Giant Snipe
Serra do Mar Tyrannulet
Serra do Mar Tyrannulet
Saffron Toucanet
Saffron Toucanet
Sunrise at Regua
Sunrise at Regua
Swallow-tailed Cotinga
Swallow-tailed Cotinga
Fantastic Beetle!
Fantastic Beetle!
Streamer-tailed Tyrant
Streamer-tailed Tyrant
Photos © Gina Nichol and Steve Bird.