south of Fortaleza, which is still partly covered with atlantic rain forest. And rain forest means rain! Some days several times a day!
of Alto da Serra touristic complex. We were lucky we were not camping!
I was lucky to discover a Squirrel cuckoo and get a good shot:
The forest ist full of bromelias and other strange-looking plants:
The Rufous-bellied Thrush (Turdus rufiventris) is the national bird of Brazil.
|The Rufous-bellied Thrush (Turdus rufiventris)|
|Pale-legged Hornero (Furnarius leucopus)|
|Syaca Tanager (Thraupis syaca)|
|Red-necked Tanager (Tangara cyanocephala) and Yellow-chevroned Parakeet (BrotogerisChiriri) (right).|
|Blue Dacnis (Dacnis cayana)??|
|Tropical Kingbird (Tyrannus melancholicus)|
|White-headed Marsh-Tyrant (Arundinicola leucocephala)|
|Red-cowled Cardinal (Paroaria dominicana)|
|Variegated Flycatcher (Empidonomus varius)|
|White-headed Marsh-Tyrant, Tropical Kingbird, Variegated Flycatcher|
|Sayaca Tanager (Thraupis sayaca)|
|Bananaquit (Coereba flaveola)|
|Social flycatcher (Myiozetetes similis)|
Marcelo Holderbaum put me right on some species I could never have sorted out myself.