Amazon Voyage Update – Ornate Hawk Eagle!!!

November 20, 2007

Ornate Hawk Eagle

Hi Everyone,

I just came back from another week exploring the heart of the Amazon and I was able to bring back this photo of a fully matured Ornate Hawk Eagle IN THE WILD. I have been waiting for the opportunity to observe this specie for many, many years. Gladly, a group of birders from the World Wildlife Fund and International Expeditions (www.ietravel.com) accompanied me and we truly appreciated the rare encounter. The bird observed us for a long period of time (Actually it never left, we did) Read the rest of this entry »

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Amazon Voyage – Exploring the Creeks of the Pacaya

November 11, 2007

 Hoatzin

I just arrived from a fantastic International Expeditions (www.ietravel.com) 7-day exploration of the Pacaya and Samiria Reserve, in the heart of the Amazon basin. The biggest wetland in the world! I was the lucky Expedition Leader of 23 great fellow travelers, who knew how to enjoy the gifts of the pristine jungle.

The water level has already rise 50% of what is expected for this year, so we had many creeks to explore while not having the wildlife “too” disperse. Wildlife was abundant, and so where the close encounters with it. Check the photos!

I think this makes a great theme for the first travel post in our Blog. More (Article & Photos) >>>

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