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Report 23. Wednesday, September 28, 2016. Last Day in Brazil. Evening Flight out of Sao Paulo to Los Angeles.


Last shot of the Amethyst Woodstar. Goodbye little fella. {End of our trip. The weather here in Brazil surprised me. Luckily, at the last minute, I had thrown in a turtleneck shirt and a jacket. At this park inthe mornings, it was so cold I put on 5 layers, including a rain coat over all that with a hat and gloves. I had expected it to be hot. (It IS South America I figured) We really only had a couple of days in the Pantanal that were hot enough to be taxing, but then it rained and changed the whole temperature and the rest of the time there was so comfortable.}


"Are you lookin' at ME??" Nice shots of the Red-breasted Aracari. Also called the Green-billed Aracari. I prefer Green-billed. To me his chest is orange and pale yellow. Guess it depends on what you call his breast.

Hope you have a Nice Day,


Life Birds Today (* - indicates a spectacular bird or sighting):

Wing-barred Piprites, Gray-capped Tyrannulet.

NOTE: Only Sharon saw the Riverbank Warbler, but we can't put it on our life bird list because Bob didn't see or hear it.

Upgrades Today:

Least Pygmy-Owl (heard-only before, saw today). Bertoni's Antbird (heard-only before, saw today, though poorly),

New Non-bird Lifeforms Today:


Life Birds Today: 2
Life Birds on Trip: 398
Trip Birds Seen Today: 3
Trip BirdsThis Trip: 564

Note: A Trip Bird is any species seen for the first time this trip. A Life Bird is a bird we have never encountered before. All Life Birds found are also Trip Birds.

This is the Last Normal Trip Report. I hope to do one more summary/best report. Till then, Cheers,

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