Tangaren am Hotel do Ype fotografieren

Etwa auf halbem Weg zwischen Brasiliens Sao Paulo und Rio de Janeiro liegt ein Bergtal, das im Rahmen des Itatiaia Nationalpark geschützt ist. Die Endemiten-reiche Mata Atlantica (der Atlantische Regenwald) ist ein ganz besonderer Lebensraumtyp ganz in der Nähe der Küste in den südöstlichen Staaten des riesigen Brasiliens. Zum Frühstück sollte man sich einen Fensterplatz… Continue reading Tangaren am Hotel do Ype fotografieren

Photographing Tanagers at Itatiaia NP/ Brazil

Stumbling out of the cabin you will be enchanted by the expansive view looking out over the valley below. A blue-grey carpet of clouds is normally lying over the lowlands.  In the half light of dawn, Cliff Flycatchers (Hirundinea ferruginea) are already gathering on the roofs of cabins nearby. A first priority should be a… Continue reading Photographing Tanagers at Itatiaia NP/ Brazil

Birds on Pousada Pouso Alegre – the Non-Passeriformes

Pouso Alegre is a pousada (ex-fazenda) which is very well situated 7 km away from the Transpantaneira, with water on both sides much of the way now in the rainy season. The location is 33 km south of Pocone in the northern Pantanal. The hole pousada is a great nature-area with original landscape and extensive… Continue reading Birds on Pousada Pouso Alegre – the Non-Passeriformes