NEOTROPICAL Tropical Moist Broadleaf Forest
non-passerine birds

More non-passerine birds of the rainforest of tropical South America and Central America...

Family Opisthocomidae: Hoatzin

Opisthocomus hoazin, 'Hoatzin' (Villa Carmen Lodge, Peru).

Family Cathartidae: New World Vultures
Family Accipitridae: Hawks, Kites, Eagles

Family Trogonidae: Trogons

Trogon personatus, 'Masked Trogon' (Bellavista Lodge, Ecudaor). Found in mountain rainforest of South America.

Family Momotidae: Motmots
Family Alcedinidae: Kingfishers

Order Picaformes

Family Galbulidae: Jacamars

Family Bucconidae: Puffbirds

Monasa nigrifrons, 'Black-fronted Nunbird', 'Monja de Frente Negra' (Villa Carmen Lodge, Peru).

Family Capitonidae: New World Barbets

Family Semnornithidae: Prong-billed & Toucan Barbets

Semnornis ramphastinus, 'Toucan Barbet' (Bellavista, Ecuador).

Family Ramphastidae: Toucans, Aracaris, Toucanets

Andigena laminirostris, 'Plate-billed Mountain Toucan' (Bellavista Lodge, Ecuador).

Family Picidae: Woodpeckers
Family Falconidae: Falcons, Caracaras

Family Psittacidae: African and American Parrots

Ara ararauna,'Blue and Yellow Macaw' (Villa Carmen Lodge, Peru).

Ara macao, 'Scarlet Macaw', 'Aracanga', (Villa Carmen Lodge, Peru).

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Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? One of the first expeditions I am booked to work on is the NZ sub-Antarctics with Silversea Expeditions. And here is a shortened version of one of my lectures in a warmer part of the world.