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Brazil: 7/13/2011 - 7/26/2011 (Center on Map)

Brazil

Giant Otter (Pteronura brasiliensis)



Giant Otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) Jaguar (Panthera onca) Jaguar (Panthera onca) Snail Kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis) Tropical Screech-Owl (Otus choliba) Rufous-tailed Jacamar (Galbula ruficauda)
Green Iguana (Iguana iguana) Greyish Saltator (Saltator coerulescens) Southern Screamer (Chauna torquata) Black Skimmers (Rynchops niger) in Love Green Kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana) Limpkin (Aramus guarauna)
Thrush-like Wren (Campylorhynchus turdinus) Capped Heron (Pilherodius pileatus) Cocoi Heron (Ardea cocoi) Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) Ringed Kingfisher (Megaceryle torquata) Yacare Caiman (Caiman yacare)
Jabiru (Jabiru mycteria) Snail Kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis) Black-throated Saltator (Saltator atricollis) Swallow-tailed Hummingbird (Eupetomena macroura) Little Woodpecker (Veniliornis passerinus) Buff-throated Woodcreeper (Xiphorhynchus guttatus)

Two-week trip to Brazil with stops in the Pantanal and the Atlantic Coast near Salvador.

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Species Recorded (197)

Birds ( 181 )

Rheas ( Rheidae )
Greater Rhea - Rhea americana

Tinamous ( Tinamidae )
Tataupa Tinamou - Crypturellus tataupa
Undulated Tinamou - Crypturellus undulatus

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Neotropic Cormorant - Phalacrocorax brasilianus

Anhingas ( Anhingidae )
Anhinga - Anhinga anhinga

Frigatebirds ( Fregatidae )
Magnificent Frigatebird - Fregata magnificens

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Cocoi Heron - Ardea cocoi
Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis
Striated Heron - Butorides striata
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Nycticorax nycticorax
Capped Heron - Pilherodius pileatus
Rufescent Tiger-Heron - Tigrisoma lineatum

Ibises and Spoonbills ( Threskiornithidae )
Green Ibis - Mesembrinibis cayennensis
Bare-Faced Ibis - Phimosus infuscatus
Roseate Spoonbill - Platalea ajaja
Plumbeous Ibis - Theristicus caerulescens
Buff-necked Ibis - Theristicus caudatus

Storks ( Ciconiidae )
Maguari Stork - Ciconia maguari
Jabiru - Jabiru mycteria
Wood Stork - Mycteria americana

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
White-cheeked Pintail - Anas bahamensis
Muscovy Duck - Cairina moschata
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck - Dendrocygna autumnalis

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura
Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture - Cathartes burrovianus

( Anhimidae )
Southern Screamer - Chauna torquata

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Black Vulture - Coragyps atratus

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Sharp-shinned Hawk - Accipiter striatus
Black-collared Hawk - Busarellus nigricollis
Savanna Hawk - Buteogallus meridionalis
White-tailed Hawk - Geranoaetus albicaudatus
Crane Hawk - Geranospiza caerulescens
Snail Kite - Rostrhamus sociabilis
Roadside Hawk - Rupornis magnirostris

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Southern Caracara - Caracara plancus
American Kestrel - Falco sparverius
Yellow-headed Caracara - Milvago chimachima

Chachalacas, Guans, and Curassows ( Cracidae )
Bare-faced Curassow - Crax fasciolata
Chaco Chachalaca - Ortalis canicollis

Grouse, Turkeys, and Allies ( Phasianidae )
Red Junglefowl - Gallus gallus

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
Gray-cowled Wood-Rail - Aramides cajaneus
Purple Gallinule - Porphyrio martinicus

Finfoots ( Heliornithidae )
Sungrebe - Heliornis fulica

Sunbitterns ( Eurypygidae )
Sunbittern - Eurypyga helias

Limpkin ( Aramidae )
Limpkin - Aramus guarauna

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Collared Plover - Charadrius collaris
Semipalmated Plover - Charadrius semipalmatus
Pied Lapwing - Vanellus cayanus
Southern Lapwing - Vanellus chilensis

Jacanas ( Jacanidae )
Wattled Jacana - Jacana jacana

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Ruddy Turnstone - Arenaria interpres

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex
Black Skimmer - Rynchops niger
Yellow-billed Tern - Sternula superciliaris

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia
Common Ground-Dove - Columbina passerina
Picui Ground-Dove - Columbina picui
Ruddy Ground-Dove - Columbina talpacoti
White-tipped Dove - Leptotila verreauxi
Pale-vented Pigeon - Patagioenas cayennensis
Picazuro Pigeon - Patagioenas picazuro
Scaled Pigeon - Patagioenas speciosa

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
Blue-fronted Parrot - Amazona aestiva
Hyacinth Macaw - Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet - Brotogeris chiriri
Peach-fronted Parakeet - Eupsittula aurea
Monk Parakeet - Myiopsitta monachus
Scaly-headed Parrot - Pionus maximiliani
Blue-headed Parrot - Pionus menstruus
White-eyed Parakeet - Psittacara leucophthalmus

Cuckoos ( Cuculidae )
Little Cuckoo - Coccycua minuta
Smooth-billed Ani - Crotophaga ani
Greater Ani - Crotophaga major
Squirrel Cuckoo - Piaya cayana

Typical Owls ( Strigidae )
Burrowing Owl - Athene cunicularia
Great Horned Owl - Bubo virginianus
Tropical Screech-Owl - Megascops choliba

Nighthawks and Nightjars ( Caprimulgidae )
Nacunda Nighthawk - Chordeiles nacunda
Scissor-tailed Nightjar - Hydropsalis torquata
Common Pauraque - Nyctidromus albicollis

Potoos ( Nyctibiidae )
Great Potoo - Nyctibius grandis

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Glittering-bellied Emerald - Chlorostilbon lucidus
Swallow-tailed Hummingbird - Eupetomena macroura
Rufous-breasted Hermit - Glaucis hirsutus
Horned Sungem - Heliactin bilophus

Kingfishers ( Alcedinidae )
American Pygmy Kingfisher - Chloroceryle aenea
Amazon Kingfisher - Chloroceryle amazona
Green Kingfisher - Chloroceryle americana
Green-and-rufous Kingfisher - Chloroceryle inda
Ringed Kingfisher - Megaceryle torquata

Puffbirds ( Bucconidae )
Black-fronted Nunbird - Monasa nigrifrons

Jacamars ( Galbulidae )
Rufous-tailed Jacamar - Galbula ruficauda

Toucans ( Ramphastidae )
Chestnut-eared Aracari - Pteroglossus castanotis
Toco Toucan - Ramphastos toco

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Pale-crested Woodpecker - Celeus lugubris
White-wedged Piculet - Picumnus albosquamatus
Little Woodpecker - Veniliornis passerinus

Ovenbirds ( Furnariidae )
Rusty-backed Spinetail - Cranioleuca vulpina
Straight-billed Woodcreeper - Dendroplex picus
Rufous Hornero - Furnarius rufus
Wedge-billed Woodcreeper - Glyphorynchus spirurus
Narrow-billed Woodcreeper - Lepidocolaptes angustirostris
Streaked Xenops - Xenops rutilans
Buff-throated Woodcreeper - Xiphorhynchus guttatus

Antbirds ( Thamnophilidae )
White-flanked Antwren - Myrmotherula axillaris
Planalto Slaty-Antshrike - Thamnophilus pelzelni

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Helmeted Manakin - Antilophia galeata
Rufous-tailed Attila - Attila phoenicurus
Lesser Elaenia - Elaenia chiriquensis
Yellow-bellied Elaenia - Elaenia flavogaster
Black-backed Water-Tyrant - Fluvicola albiventer
Masked Water-Tyrant - Fluvicola nengeta
Pearly-vented Tody-Tyrant - Hemitriccus margaritaceiventer
Cattle Tyrant - Machetornis rixosa
Boat-billed Flycatcher - Megarynchus pitangua
Swainson's Flycatcher - Myiarchus swainsoni
Social Flycatcher - Myiozetetes similis
Lesser Kiskadee - Pitangus lictor
Great Kiskadee - Pitangus sulphuratus
Vermilion Flycatcher - Pyrocephalus rubinus
Common Tody-Flycatcher - Todirostrum cinereum
Yellow-breasted Flycatcher - Tolmomyias flaviventris
Tropical Kingbird - Tyrannus melancholicus
Fork-tailed Flycatcher - Tyrannus savana

Cotingas ( Cotingidae )
Black-crowned Tityra - Tityra inquisitor

Manakins ( Pipridae )
Blue-backed Manakin - Chiroxiphia pareola

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Gray-breasted Martin - Progne chalybea
Brown-chested Martin - Progne tapera
Southern Rough-winged Swallow - Stelgidopteryx ruficollis
White-winged Swallow - Tachycineta albiventer

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Purplish Jay - Cyanocorax cyanomelas

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Thrush-like Wren - Campylorhynchus turdinus
Buff-breasted Wren - Cantorchilus leucotis
Black-capped Donacobius - Donacobius atricapilla
Moustached Wren - Pheugopedius genibarbis
House Wren - Troglodytes aedon

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Creamy-bellied Thrush - Turdus amaurochalinus
Pale-breasted Thrush - Turdus leucomelas
Rufous-bellied Thrush - Turdus rufiventris

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Tropical Mockingbird - Mimus gilvus
Chalk-browed Mockingbird - Mimus saturninus

Vireos ( Vireonidae )
Rufous-browed Peppershrike - Cyclarhis gujanensis

Bananaquit ( Coerebinae )
Bananaquit - Coereba flaveola

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Blue Dacnis - Dacnis cayana
Gray-headed Tanager - Eucometis penicillata
Violaceous Euphonia - Euphonia violacea
Yellow-billed Cardinal - Paroaria capitata
Red-cowled Cardinal - Paroaria dominicana
Silver-beaked Tanager - Ramphocelus carbo
Saffron Finch - Sicalis flaveola
Rusty-collared Seedeater - Sporophila collaris
Marsh Seedeater - Sporophila palustris
Flame-crested Tanager - Tachyphonus cristatus
White-lined Tanager - Tachyphonus rufus
Turquoise Tanager - Tangara mexicana
Green-headed Tanager - Tangara seledon
Swallow Tanager - Tersina viridis
Palm Tanager - Thraupis palmarum
Sayaca Tanager - Thraupis sayaca

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Black-throated Saltator - Saltator atricollis
Grayish Saltator - Saltator coerulescens
Buff-throated Saltator - Saltator maximus

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Grassland Sparrow - Ammodramus humeralis

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Bay-winged Cowbird - Agelaioides badius
Unicolored Blackbird - Agelasticus cyanopus
Yellow-rumped Cacique - Cacicus cela
Red-rumped Cacique - Cacicus haemorrhous
Epaulet Oriole - Icterus cayanensis
Orange-backed Troupial - Icterus croconotus
Shiny Cowbird - Molothrus bonariensis
Giant Cowbird - Molothrus oryzivorus
Screaming Cowbird - Molothrus rufoaxillaris
Crested Oropendola - Psarocolius decumanus

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Scarlet-headed Blackbird - Amblyramphus holosericeus
Wedge-tailed Grass-Finch - Emberizoides herbicola
Chopi Blackbird - Gnorimopsar chopi
Yellow-backed Tanager - Hemithraupis flavicollis

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus

Anis ( Crotophagidae )
Guira Cuckoo - Guira guira

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