Best Trip Hightlights, 2021

Marcelo Barbosa
January 19, 2021

Best Trip Hightlights, 2021

Best Trip Highlights March/February, 2021 !
 

What a Fantastic Birding Trip!!!

This February/March Boute Expeditions had a Superb Birding Trip thru. the Brazilian Northeast!

We started at the lovely Birding Lodge called “Pau Preto”.
Where we had among other birds, we watched the White-browed Antpitta, Caatinga Antwren, and, this cute White -naped Xenopsaris. Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHYHBrniJjA

From there, we also had the “every birding trip “must”  to the Brazilian Northeast Birding Trip”: The Araripe Manakin. Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmPN-l1DDFo

After that, we went to the Canudos Biological Reserve, the home of the – Once thought to be extinct – The Lear´s Macaw! Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmPN-l1DDFo

There, we had many other birds, including the Endemic Scarlet-throated Tanager.

The next stop was the Chapada Diamantina National Park. The Sincora Antwren didn´t disappoint us, as you can see, on this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dNY-qey8FU

We combined two stops at Chapada Diamantina National Park: Lençois and Mucugê. Where the Diamantina Tapaculo offered us a perfect “private perfomance”. Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXWreb4mxlg

From there, we went to our final stop: Aruá Birding Lodge, where besides the rare of the rarest birds, such the Fringe-backed Fire-eye, we also had two encounters of rare of the rarest mammals: The Collared Sloth. Best: We found a mother holding its young baby, on its chest!!!
Moments that shall be never forgotten!!!

In time: Our next departure is scheduled for early, 2022.

For further details, please, don´t hesitate in contacting us. Thanks & Stay Safe!