top of page
Árvores na floresta

Birding excursions

The Atlantic Forest is comprised of a range of habitat types [1]. REGUA extends in altitude from 35-2000 m, however most of the accessible forest lies below 900 m. Join our organised off-reserve birding excursions and explore varied habitats over a range of altitudes that comprise the Atlantic Forest biome, including humid lowland Atlantic Forest, high elevation montane Atlantic Forest, dry Atlantic Forest, restinga, salt pans and coasts.

mariposas.jpg
Cabo Frio.jpg

Cabo Frio

Habitats: Coast, restinga, mangroves, salt pans.
Key birds include: Restinga Antwren, Clapper Rail, Little Blue Heron, Roseate Spoonbill, American Oystercatcher, Collared Plover, Minute Hermit, Tawny-crowned Pygmy-Tyrant, Hangnest Tody-Tyrant.

Farmland safari.jpg

Farmland safari

Habitats: Wet pasture, fields, rivers.
Key birds include: Whistling Heron, Ash-throated Crake, Toco Toucan, American Kestrel, Peach-fronted Parakeet, Streamer-tailed Tyrant, White-rumped Monjita, Grassland Yellow-Finch, Wedge-tailed Grass-Finch, Long-tailed Reed Finch.

Macaé de Cima.jpg

Macaé de Cima

Habitats: Montane forest.
Key birds include: Scale-throated Hermit, White-throated Hummingbird, Brazilian Ruby, Giant Antshrike, Rufous-backed Antvireo, Rufous-tailed Antthrush, Hooded Berryeater, Bare-throated Bellbird, Black-and-gold Cotinga.

Night-birding.jpg

Night-birding

Habitats: Lowland forest, wet pasture.
Key birds include: Giant Snipe, Black-banded Owl, Tawny-browed Owl, Striped Owl, Mottled Owl, Black-capped Screech-Owl, American Barn Owl, Common Potoo, Scissor-tailed Nightjar, Spot-tailed Nightjar.

Pico da Caledônia.jpg

Pico da Caledônia

Habitats: Montane forest, high montane forest.
Key birds include: Grey-winged Cotinga, Itatiaia Thistletail, Plovercrest, Large-tailed Antshrike, Rufous-tailed Antbird, Dusky-tailed Antbird, Rufous Gnateater, Mouse-coloured Tapaculo, Swallow-tailed Cotinga, Diademed Tanager, Bay-chested Warbling-Finch.

Serra dos Órgãos.jpg

Serra dos Órgãos

Habitats: Montane forest, high montane forest,
Key birds include: Dusky-legged Guan, Spot-winged Wood-Quail, Giant Antshrike, Tufted Antshrike, Rufous-backed Antvireo, Sharp-billed Treehunter, Rufous-tailed Antthrush, Rufous-breasted Leaftosser, Black-billed Scythebill, Hooded Berryeater, Half-collared Sparrow.

Sumidouro.jpg

Sumidouro

Habitats: Remnants of Atlantic dry forest.
Key birds include: Three-toed Jacamar, Blue-winged Macaw, Black-necked Aracari, Streamer-tailed Tyrant, Serra Antwren, Curl-crested Jay, Tawny-headed Swallow, Orange-headed Tanager, Hepatic Tanager, Gilt-edged Tanager, Firewood-gatherer.

Referências

1. Wildscreen Arkive. (2015) Atlantic forest. [Online]. Available from: http://www.arkive.org/eco-regions/atlantic-forest/ [Accessed 7 April 2015].

bottom of page