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On last holiday, Jun 8th, I travelled with my wifeto Guarapuava, Paraná state.

It was pretty cold, 8 degrees Celcius, which is too cold to me. I visited the Parque das Araucáreas, a local park that still preserves the Araucaria angustifolia, or Parana pine,which used to be very common in this state, butunfortunatelyisthreatenednowadays.

Inside the park, everything was too quiet.

But in the few moments I could hear something, this wonderfulChestnut-headed Tanager called just besides where I was. It was feeding itself, then I was able to get some pictures.

Chestnut-headed Tanager / Pyrrhocoma ruficeps

On the other day, June 9th, I got the road that takes to the São Francisco waterfall. Again, it was too cold, cloudy. But I could see this two pretty birds.

Hooded Siskin / Sporagra magellanica

Hooded Siskin / Sporagra magellanica

Gray-throated Warbling-Finch / Poospiza lateralis

During the afternoon, I went to a corner inside the city, where thisBuff-necked Ibis usually spend the afternoon feeding.

Buff-necked Ibis – Theristicus caudatus

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Jefferson Silva

Jefferson R. de O. e Silva

Jefferson Silva is based in Brazil and is a project manager for software development projects. He has been birding since 2004. Jefferson has created the first Brazilian birding website, which was kept running from 2005 to 2009. He has created the birding group for Campinas and region, with around 20 members. Since 2011, Jefferson has traveled searching for new species, photographing as many as he can, and sharing all experiences, trying to make people understand how important any form of life is.

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Margaret Adamson

 I spent 1 day in Brazil some years ago,I was mainly visiting Paraguay so it was lovely to see your photos of some birds I nevere say.  Many thanks for the photos. 

Douglas Trent

Nice Jefferson,  Parabens!

Nic Slocum

Lovely images Jefferson

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