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and nearby argentina & paraguay 

including birds, MAMMALS, & butterflies, 

Photographed during the Focus On Nature Tour in July-August 2008

Iguazu Falls
on the Argentina side


Birds & Other Wildlife during our Jul-Aug '08 FONT tour in Brazil, Argentina & Paraguay

A Cumulative List of Birds during FONT Brazil Tours:

Part 1: Tinamous to Doves

Part 2:
Macaws to Flycatchers  

Part 3: Antshrikes to Grosbeaks

Regional Lists of Birds for: 

Mato Grosso

Minas Gerais

Southeast Brazil

Rare Birds of Brazil  (with photos)

Lists of Mammals & Other Wildlife during FONT Brazil Tours  (with photos)

Upcoming FONT Birding & Nature Tours in Brazil


Iguazu Falls, on the Brazilian side

The area of Iguazu Falls is one of the best ANYWHERE 
for butterflies,  
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

This above 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.


Above: A Spectacled Caiman in Mato Grosso do Sul, 

Above: Araucaria trees in southeast Brazil.
In this forest, during our tour in July 2008,
we encountered the parrot known as the 
Vinaceous-breasted Amazon,
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, 
of termites.

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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