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NATURE and SCENERY
and nearby argentina & paraguay
including birds, MAMMALS, & butterflies,
Photographed during the Focus On Nature Tour in July-August 2008
on the Argentina side
& Other Wildlife during our Jul-Aug '08 FONT tour in Brazil, Argentina &
A Cumulative List of Birds during FONT Brazil Tours:
Part 1: Tinamous to Doves
Part 2: Macaws to Flycatchers
3: Antshrikes to Grosbeaks
of Birds for:
Rare Birds of Brazil (with photos)
Lists of Mammals & Other Wildlife during FONT Brazil Tours (with photos)
Upcoming FONT Birding & Nature Tours in Brazil
Falls, on the Brazilian side
The area of
Iguazu Falls is one of the best ANYWHERE
with many to be seen of numerous kinds.
For a listing of those in the area,
noting those that we've seen during our tours,
click onto this linK:
Butterflies in Brazil,
and particularly at Iguazu Falls
grouping of South American Coatis
was photographed in the area of Iguazu
during our tour in August 2008.
The grouping below of Capybaras,
of an adult and young,
was photographed in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.
The two Giant Otters below were first seen during our tour in August '08,
as they were resting on wooden steps along a riverbank.
Later, they went into the river, and swam away.
Spectacled Caiman in Mato Grosso do Sul,
Above: Araucaria trees in
In this forest, during our tour in July 2008,
we encountered the parrot known as the
and a furnariid
aptly called the Araucaria Tit-Spinetail
as it is restricted to these distinctive trees,
commonly labeled "Monkey-Puzzle Trees".
Above: A Greater Rhea sitting on eggs.
It is the male of this flightless species
that raises the young,
usually from more than one nest.
Below: A Peach-fronted Parakeet,
having one of its favored meals,
Below: The Ringed Kingfisher is one of the
piscivorous, or "fish-eating" birds,
that we saw in Brazil in July & August of 2008.
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