Saturday, 23 June 2012

Another day in Amazonia


Another very long day in Amazonia. Another late night blog-post by candle-light in a wooden cabin in the forest. Another long list of wonderful wildlife seen.


18th June


Mammals

65
proboscis bat
Rhynchonycteris naso
66
giant otter
Pteronura brasiliensis
67
squirrel monkey
Saimiri boliviensis
68
southern tamandua
Tamandua tetradactyla
69
capybara
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
70
red howler monkey
Alouatta seniculus

Birds

592
hoatzin
Opisthocomus hoazin
593
lesser kiskadee
Pitangus lictor
594
black-capped donacobius
Donacobius atricapillus
595
grey-breasted crake
Laterallus exilis
596
least grebe
Tachybaptus dominicus
597
wood stork
Mycteria americana
598
rufescent tiger-heron
Tigrisoma lineatum
599
dusky-headed parakeet
Aratinga weddellii
600
mealy parrot
Amazona farinosa
601
chestnut-eared aracari
Pteroglossus castanotis
602
white-shouldered tanager
Tachyphonus luctuosus
603
green-and-gold tanager
Tangara schrankii
604
lineated woodcreeper
Lepidocolaptes albolineatus
605
thrush-like wren
Campylorhynchus turdinus
606
blue-crowned motmot
Momotus momota
607
squirrel cuckoo
Piaya cayana
608
buff-throated woodcreeper
Xiphorhynchus guttatus
609
little woodpecker
Veniliornis passerinus
610
black caracara
Daptrius ater
611
swallow-wing
Chelidoptera tenebrosa
612
grey hawk
Buteo nitidus
613
lineated woodpecker
Dryocopus lineatus
614
southern rough-winged swallow
Stelgidopteryx ruficollis
615
drab water-tyrant
Ochthornis littoralis
616
king vulture
Sarcoramphus papa
617
horned screamer
Anhima cornuta
618
cocoi heron
Ardea cocoi
619
pale-rumped swift
Chaetura egregia
620
short-tailed hawk
Buteo brachyurus
621
black hawk-eagle
Spizaetus tyrannus
622
great black hawk
Buteogallus urubitinga
623
pied lapwing
Hoploxypterus cayanus
624
ruddy pigeon
Patagioenas subvinacea
625
scarlet macaw
Ara macao
626
red-and-green macaw
Ara chloroptera
627
yellow-billed tern
Sternula superciliaris
628
large-billed tern
Phaetusa simplex
629
Orinoco goose
Neochen jubata
630
anhinga
Anhinga anhinga
631
blue-throated piping-guan
Pipile cumanensis
632
blue-and-yellow macaw
Ara ararauna

Reptiles

16
black caiman
Melanosuchus niger
17
yellow-spotted side-necked turtle
Podocnemis unifilis
18
spectacled caiman
Caiman crocodilus

2012 Totals
Mammals: 70
Birds: 632
Reptiles: 18
Amphibians: 6
Fish: 6

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