Hepatic Tanager in Brazil

Photo made in the state of Espirito Santo, Brazil. This beautiful bird measures about 17.5 centimeters and has a great sexual dimorphism: The male is brightly colored, red orange, the female is yellow very much alive. In Brazil it is known as Sanhaçu Fire. Canon 7D, ISO 1000, f9 and 1/100s

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Rufous-bellied Thrush – Bird symbol of Brazil

The Rufous-bellied Thrush is the bird symbol of Brazil. His melodious song earned him honors as the writer Golçalves Dias, that in Portugal in 1843, wrote the poem Song of the Exile, where it says: “Minha terra tem palmeiras onde canta o sabiá, as aves que aqui gorjeiam, não gorjeiam como lá …” The writing […]

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Yellowish Pipit (Anthus lutescens)

As I saw no reference to Yellowish Pipit here on the site, I found it useful to talk a little about this interesting species. Yellowish Pipit The Yellowish Pipit belongs to a group of birds whose evolutionary origin is in the fields of the Northern Hemisphere. Some species colonized South America, primarily occupying the Andes […]

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Vale Nature Reserve, a wildlife paradise!

About a year I’ve made regular incursions in the Vale Nature Reserve. So, I’m able to speak of my experiences there, what I saw and what I think about that place. The Reserve is in Brazil, state of Espírito Santo, in Linhares, a city 109,4 miles away from the capital Vitoria. There are 85 square […]

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