The Final Tropical Month

I’m home!! I got home on August 13 after three long flights. It has been a busy final month in the jungle, but I am glad to be home in Pennsylvania with my friends and family. I’ll post a few more photos to highlight my work and journey in the Amazon. Enjoy!

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Morning light shining through the dense jungle while mist netting.
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I was able to do some Tenkara fishing on the Loboyoc quebrada. These fish loved big dry flies!
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Batman; the Pink-throated Becard that we banded.
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We also captured and banded this rare Violaceous Quail-Dove, which is only the 3rd documented record in all of Peru.
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Ivory-billed Aracara. One of the final birds that we banded during my time. We banded about 350 birds of 90 species!
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Several Sundays were spent swimming at the famous waterfalls.
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The bird team also found many reptiles, amphibians, and mammals such as this Osteocephalus taurinus.
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I was lucky enough to find another Harpy Eagle. This guy perched right above me before flying off with huge wing beats.
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We found a couple of these beautiful Rainbow Boas near camp.
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I had an unforgettable 10 weeks in the Amazon. I gained a TON of experience with mist netting and bird banding, and shared so many incredible moments.