February sightings

February brought some great birding, including another new bird for the reserve. Highlights around the reserve include:

Onofre Cunha Trail: Limpkin, Uniform Crake showing well at times, Black-capped Screech-Owl, Tawny-browed Owl, Black-banded Owl, White-chinned Sapphire, Rufous-capped Motmot, Black-necked Aracari and REGUA’s first Olivaceous Flatbill found and photographed by Adilei.

Uniform Crake <em>Amaurolimnas concolor</em> (&copy; Adilei Carvalho da Cunha
Uniform Crake Amaurolimnas concolor (© Adilei Carvalho da Cunha)
Uniform Crake <em>Amaurolimnas concolor</em> (&copy; Leonardo Pimentel)
Uniform Crake Amaurolimnas concolor (© Leonardo Pimentel)
Olivaceous Flatbill <em>Rhynchocyclus olivaceus</em>, a first for REGUA (&copy; Adilei Carvalho da Cunha)
Olivaceous Flatbill Rhynchocyclus olivaceus, a first for REGUA (© Adilei Carvalho da Cunha)

Waldenoor and Veludo Trail: Mantled Hawk, Black Hawk-Eagle, Maroon-bellied Parakeet, Plain Parakeet, Frilled Coquette, Yellow-fronted Woodpecker, Blond-crested Woodpecker, White-bibbed Antbird, Scaled Woodcreeper, Green-backed, Chestnut-crowned and White-winged Becards and Yellow-green Grosbeak.

Waterfall Trail: White-necked Hawk, Black Hawk-Eagle, Long-tailed Potoo, Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift, Saw-billed Hermit, Reddish Hermit, Surucua Trogon, Rufous-capped Motmot, Rufous-tailed Jacamar, Crescent-chested Puffbird, Spot-billed Toucanet, Yellow-eared Woodpecker, Yellow-throated Woodpecker, Blond-crested Woodpecker, Spot-backed Antshrike, Spot-breasted Antvireo, Unicoloured Antwren, Rufous-winged Antwren, Scaled Antbird, Black-cheeked Gnateater, Rufous-breasted Leaftosser, White-throated Woodcreeper, Spix’s Spinetail, Ochre-breasted, Black-capped, Buff-fronted and White-eyed Foliage-gleaners, Plain Xenops, Southern Antpipit, Eye-ringed Tody-Tyrant, Greyish Mourner, Large-headed Flatbill, Grey-hooded Attila, Wing-barred Piprites, Pin-tailed Manakin, Thrush-like Schiffornis, White-thighed Swallow, Rufous-headed Tanager and Yellow-green Grosbeak.

Crescent-chested Puffbird <em>Malacoptila striata</em> (&copy; Leonardo Pimentel)
Crescent-chested Puffbird Malacoptila striata (© Leonardo Pimentel)
Spot-billed Toucanet <em>Selenidera maculirostris</em> (&copy; Leonardo Pimentel)
Spot-billed Toucanet Selenidera maculirostris (© Leonardo Pimentel)

Wetland, adjacent forest trails and lodge garden: Tataupa Tinamou in the lodge garden, Black-bellied Whistling-Duck (breeding again), Masked Duck, Rusty-margined Guan (on the lodge feeders), Anhinga, Rufescent Tiger-Heron, Cocoi Heron, Capped Heron, Snail Kite, Laughing Falcon, Slaty-breasted Wood-Rail, Russet-crowned Crake, Rufous-sided Crake, Ash-throated Crake, Blackish Rail, South American Snipe, Solitary Sandpiper, Blue Ground-Dove, Pale-vented Pigeon, Blue-winged Parrotlet, Orange-winged Parrot, Striped Cuckoo (including a juvenile being fed by a Yellow-chinned Spinetail), Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl, Striped Owl, Biscutate Swift, Rufous-breasted Hermit, Reddish Hermit, White-chinned Sapphire, Rufous-tailed Jacamar, Crescent-chested Puffbird, White Woodpecker (on lodge feeders), Blond-crested Woodpecker, Sooretama Slaty Antshrike, White-flanked Antwren, White-bibbed Antbird, Black-cheeked Gnateater, Wing-banded Hornero, Southern Antpipit, Yellow-breasted Flycatcher, Bran-coloured Flycatcher, Euler’s Flycatcher, Fuscous Flycatcher, Lemon-chested Greenlet, Moustached and Long-billed Wrens, Black-capped Donacobius, Hooded Tanager, Swallow-Tanager and Pileated Finch.

Anhinga <em>Anhinga anhinga</em> (&copy; Will Freeman)
Anhinga Anhinga anhinga (© Will Freeman)