Birding in the Amazon

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May 10th 2006
Published: May 10th 2006
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The bizarre bird of the Amazon, you will find it on oxbow lakes and small river in the Shiripuno River
In the Shiripuno River birding is great pleasure, from Magpie Tanager from the river in the motorized canoes, the White-throated Toucan is the easy bird to spot, the Scarlet Macaw, Speckled Chachalaca, Black-capped Donacobious, Blackish Antbird, Spangled Cotinga, and luckily Salvin's Curassow on the shore, caimans basking along the river.
In the forest mixed-species flock with Long-tailed Woodcreepeper, White-chinned Woodcreeper, Long-winged Antwren, Rufous-tailed Foliage-Gleaner, Black-faced Antbird.
Rarities such us Wing-banded Antbird, Rufous.tailed Flatbill, White-crested Spadebill, Long-tailed Potoo, Red-and-Green macaw and Musician Wren
Army Ants always have their professionals fallowing them the like White-plummed Antbird, Black-spotted Bare-eye, Hairy-crested Antbird and others.
The Hoatzin (foto) is the most bizarre bird in the Amazon, when the are chicks they have claws on the wings that they use for climbing after jumping off to the water on predator prescence….


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