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Where Can I See Macaws in Peru?

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 16, 2017 5:00:00 AM / by Pat ODonnell posted in Tambopata Research Center, Tambopata, macaws, scarlet macaw, blue-and-yellow macaw, birdwatching, Tambopata National Reserve

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Macaws are one the first birds than come to mind when we dream about a trip to beautiful, tropical locales. However, despite images of these big, beautiful birds gracing the pages and ads of island getaways and tropical resorts, those aren't the places where they naturally occur. Although they are popular pets, in nature, these big parrots are birds of wild tropical forest habitats, and the heart of their range is situated in the Amazon rainforest.

 

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Butterfly Wings & the Rise of Color

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 11, 2017 6:13:00 PM / by Aaron Pomerantz posted in butterflies, Peru, color, jungle, lepidoptera, microscope, pigments, scale, structural colors, wings

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Insane in the Membracidae: Discovering Mutualism between Ants and Treehoppers

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 9, 2017 6:00:00 PM / by Paul Bertner posted in Insects, Bizarre animal behavior, Amazon

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When you think of the Amazon Rainforest – what do you think of? Usually, the rainforest comes to us in images of color, biodiversity and an exoticness which echoes in our imaginations.  We often think of fauna or birds – colorful macaws and mysterious jaguars.

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Harpy Diaries: Is Dad Gone?Understanding Harpy Eagle Parental Care

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 2, 2017 6:00:00 PM / by Daniel Couceiro posted in Harpy Eagle, HarpyCam, harpy eagle nest, harpy eagle chick, Tambopata National Reserve

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Harpy Diaries: Dad Swoops in During a Storm – But Why?

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 4, 2017 1:30:00 PM / by Daniel Couceiro posted in Harpy Eagle, Tambopata wildlife, HarpyCam, eagle, harpy nest

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Greetings from Refugio Amazonas – I have just returned to our research site in Tambopata after a break, and have recently gone through HarpyCam´s footage of the past two weeks.

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Rainforest Research: The Bigger Picture

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 28, 2017 8:21:57 PM / by Paul Bertner posted in Amazon Research, Field Biology, Rainforests, Ecosystems, Biodiversity

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I'm an explorer, biologist and wildlife photographer specializing in macrophotography and integrated systems ecology. I travel the world's Equatorial rainforests to document and share the earth´s most diverse ecosystems to highlight the tremendous adaptations and diversity of the microfauna.

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