birding neotropics

WANT TO TAKE GREAT RAINFOREST PHOTOS? GET TO KNOW YOUR SUBJECTS!

Thumbnail image for WANT TO TAKE GREAT RAINFOREST PHOTOS? GET TO KNOW YOUR SUBJECTS! by GlennBartley 26 February 2013

Photography in the tropics can be a very challenging endeavor. Aside from the technical aspects of photography (such as shooting in low light and using fill flash) photographers must also come to terms with the fact that they are now dealing with species and ecosystems that are unfamiliar. Because of this, when it comes to […]

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Journal Club: New species of barbet discovered in Peru

Thumbnail image for Journal Club: New species of barbet discovered in Peru by Grrlscientist 20 August 2012

Sira barbet, Capito fitzpatricki, Seeholzer, Winger, Harvey, Cáceres & Weckstein, 2012, photographed at the Río Shinipo locality in Cerros del Sira in the Ucayali Region, Peru (South America). Image: Michael G. Harvey/Cornell University, 4 November 2008 [velociraptorise]. Canon EOS 20D, 1/250 sec, f/8.0, 400 mm, iso:400 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. […]

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Another New Storm-Petrel Discovered

Thumbnail image for Another New Storm-Petrel Discovered by Gyorgy Szimuly 25 February 2011

A new species of seabird has been found. A five-person multi-national expedition led by British seabird expert Peter Harrison, captured 12 of the mystery storm-petrels at sea near Puerto Montt, Chile on February 18, 19, and 21, and can now confirm the existence of a new species.

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