Those who have visited any of the Rain Forests of the world will doubtless agree that they present the most difficult type of bird watching. Apart from the ever present humidity and frequent heavy showers, there are the perpetual insects, hovering at eye level, only extreme brightness above and total darkness in the understory, otherwise PARADISE! That is by way of all the excuses for the not so good photographs.
with 'Lizard' prey
Another showing of GREY-WINGED TRUMPETER
Colony and Males Displaying
A bit of direction.
Unfortunately, a dead male
fortunately common and seen alive subsequently.
Views of the Camp and Forest
more to follow.
and just an example of some of the creatures attracted to the night-lights.
BLACK-THROATED TROGON, WARBLING ANTBIRD, GREEN OROPENDOLA, AMAZONIAN ANTSHRIKE, DUSKY PARROT, BLACK-HEADED ANTBIRD, SLATE-COLOURED GROSBEAK, MUSICIAN WREN, BLACK-THROATED ANTSHRIKE, MOUSE-COLOURED ANTSHRIKE, PAINTED PARAKEET, GOLDEN-SIDED EUPHONIA, OPAL-RUMPED TANAGER, TODD’S ANTWREN, BLACK-SPOTTED BARBET, GREY-FRONTED DOVE, PINK-THROATED BECARD*, DUSKY ANTBIRD*, BLUE-BLACK GROSBEAK* CRIMSON-CRESTED WOODPECKER, GOLDEN-OLIVE WOODPECKER*, WHITE-FRONTED MANAKIN, WHITE-THROATED MANAKIN, SCREAMING PIHA, CORAYA WREN, GUIANAN TOUCANET, RED-LEGGED HONEYCREEPER, GREEN HONEYCREEPER, FOREST ELAENIA, RUDDY PIGEON