Birds of Brazil

These pictures were taken on a Sawtelle Nature Tours trip to the Pantanal, Serra das Araras, the cerrado forest of Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park, and the coastal rain forest of Itatiaia National Park. Note: The pictures are copyrighted and should not be reproduced without permission.


Greater Rhea


Sunbittern


Herons

Rufescent tiger-heron, Striated heron, Whistling heron, Capped heron, White-necked heron

White-necked heron

Boat-billed heron


Ibis

Green ibis, Plumbeous ibis, Buff-necked ibis


Jabiru


Southern Screamer


Muscovy Duck


Lesser Yellow-Headed Vulture


Hawks, Caracaras, and Falcons

Great black-hawk (juvenile and adult), Black-collared hawk

Savannah hawk

Crane hawk, Laughing falcon (also in Honduras)

Crested caracara


Chachalacas and Guans

Chaco chachalaca, Dusky-legged guan, Chestnut-bellied guan, Blue-throated piping-guan

Bare-faced curassow (female)


Gray-Necked Wood-Rail


Sungrebe and Limpkin


Southern Lapwing


Wattled Jacana


Doves

Long-tailed ground-dove, Scaled dove


Parrots and Parakeets

Hyacinth macaw

Black-hooded parakeet, Monk parakeet, Peach-fronted parakeet, Yellow-chevroned parakeet


Guira Cuckoo


Owls

Least pygmy-owl, Ferruginous pygmy-owl (also in Honduras)


Nightjars, Nighthawks, and Potoos

Common pauraque, Little nightjar

Great potoo


Hummingbirds

Brazilian ruby (male and female), Black jacobin

White-throated hummingbird, Violet-capped wood-nymph, Glittering-throated emerald


Blue-Crowned Trogon


Kingfishers

Ringed kingfisher (male and female), Amazon kingfisher, Green kingfisher, Pygmy kingfisher


Puffbirds

White-eared puffbird, Striolated puffbird, Black-fronted nunbird


Toucans

Saffron toucanet, Toco toucan


Woodpeckers and Woodcreepers

White woodpecker, Yellow-fronted woodpecker, Golden-green woodpecker, Pale-crested woodpecker, Campo flicker

Narrow-billed woodcreeper, Olivaceous woodcreeper, White-throated woodcreeper


Ovenbirds and Allies

Chotoy spinetail

Rufous hornero on nest


Rufous-Winged Antshrike


Tyrant flycatchers

Gray monjita, White-rumped monjita, Blue-billed black-tyrant

Black-backed water-tyrant, Cliff flycatcher, Fork-tailed flycatcher

Lesser kiskadee, Cattle tyrant


Helmeted Manakin


Wrens

Black-capped donacobius, Southern house wren


Bananaquit


Tanagers

Green-headed tanager, Blue-naped chlorophonia, Chestnut-bellied euphonia

Sayaca tanager, Silver-beaked tanager, Golden-chevroned tanager, Swallow tanager


Emberizine finches

Great pampa-finch, Wedge-tailed grass-finch

Saffron finch

Rufous-collared sparrow


Caciques and Orioles

Yellow-rumped cacique, Campo oriole


Birds from the USA and Canada: our house, Texas, California, Hawaii, Canada,

Neotropic birds from Central America and the Caribbean: Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago

Neotropic birds from South America: Ecuador, Brazil.

Western palearctic birds: Europe: Germany, Finland, Norway, Spain, the Canary Islands, Lesbos, Greece. Israel

Eastern palearctic birds: China

Birds from Africa: The Gambia, South Africa

Indo-Malayan birds from India

Birds from Australia, New Zealand.


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