Photographing Herons from a boat on Rio Pixaim

I was excited to see all the animals that would show up during our boat trip in the Pantanal. Maybe a Giant Otter (Pteronura brasiliensis)? And what about Jabirus (Jabiru mycteria) or a Pied Lapwing (Vanellus cayanus) or/and other birds? To cut to the chase: I was able to see them all and photograph many… Continue reading Photographing Herons from a boat on Rio Pixaim

Kahnschnabel am Rio Pixaim

Um 6:00 ist natürlich wieder die Bootsfahrt bei phantastischen Morgenwetter – keine Wolke, nicht zu kühl wie an den Vortagen – angesagt. Ein weiterer schöner Morgen auf der Fazenda Sta. Teresa am Rio Pixaim in Mato Grosso. Wir haben die Fazenda gerade hinter uns gelassen, da sehe ich einen Kahnschnabel (Cochlearius cochlearia) in der Morgensonne… Continue reading Kahnschnabel am Rio Pixaim

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