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27th Sep 2023

Remote Amazon trip report and systematic list now available

The combined WildWings and Limosa “Remote Amazon” birds and wildlife cruise concluded earlier this month after a highly successful time in Brazil and the trip report is now available by clicking here and the systematic list is available here.

The highlights on the main cruise included Sungrebe, Sunbittern, Agami Heron, Capped Heron, Hoatzin, King Vulture, Spectacled Owl, Pavonine Quetzal, Yellow-billed, Bronzy and Paradise Jacamars, five species of toucans, Orange-breasted Falcon, sixteen species of parrots, Capuchinbird, Pompadour Cotinga, Wire-tailed Manakin and Orange-backed Troupial, however, we recommend reading the trip report and systematic list to see a full review of the holiday.

A great selection of mammals was also recorded with the undoubted mammalian highlight being the rarely seen Black-tailed (Dwarf) Porcupine, however, other sightings included Northern Black-eared Opossum, Grey Four-eyed Opossum, Brown-throated Sloth, Southern Tamandua, seven species of primates including Spix’s Night Monkey, Amazon Dwarf Squirrel, Giant Otter and both river dolphins.

Those on the pre-cruise extension added a number of additional species which were not found on the main tour with the visit to a Guianan Cock-of-the-Rock lek being a special experience with at least a dozen birds seen at very close quarters. One of the Neotropics most stunning hummingbirds, the Crimson Topaz, was also seen very well, as well as Spangled Cotinga and three additional primates including the critically endangered Pied Tamarin and gorgeous Midas Tamarin. 

We are already seeing good interest in our 2024 departure of this special trip and details can be found by clicking here.