GUYANA–Simply Delicious Birding!

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Guyana is an Amerindian word meaning “land of many waters” but it could just as easily mean “land of many birds”. Guyana means “Land of many waters”. Guyana is WILD. Not only is Guyana famous for its birdlife, but it’s also the Land of Giants.

Ovenbirds (but not the Ovenbird)

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The family Furnariidae consists of ovenbirds and woodcreepers, but the actual Ovenbird belongs to the family of New World Warblers – Parulidae. That out of the way, let’s talk about the members of this mega-diverse Neotropical family, the furnariids.

Birding Suriname and Brownsberg

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For these stunning birds are not easily found outside of the Guianas which includes Suriname, Guyana and French Guiana. The second sound that we heard belonged to another fantastic member of the cotinga family, the White Bellbird. This small member of the toucan family is a stunner. Guianan Cock-of-the-rock, Capuchinbird, Red Fan Parrot, Guianan Toucanet, White Bellbird, Grey-winged Trumpeters, Black Currasow. Interested yet? Well, you should be.

Best* Bird Books, Binoculars, Bottles** of Booze, and Backpacks of the Bygone Year

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Hudson; and a primer on geological history, including the continuing zoological effects of the “Great American Biotic Interchange”; and a travelogue of an extraordinary river trip through Guyana.