Exploring the Rich Avian Diversity of the Brazilian Atlantic Forests: 34 Stunning Bird Photos from My Adventures

For those unfamiliar with me, my passion lies in exploring the depths of Latin American forests!

The sights and sounds within these verdant paradises are truly incomparable experiences. It’s like stepping into a whole new realm. I’m particularly fascinated by how responsible technology allows us to catch glimpses of the stunning wildlife residing there.

#1 Green-Headed Tanager

Green-Headed Tanager

Having previously explored Costa Rica and Ecuador, I’m thrilled to share the wonders of the Atlantic forests in Brazil with you.

Brazil boasts one of the richest bird diversities globally, with a staggering 1822 confirmed species, including 238 endemics. Its abundant biodiversity and accessibility to wildlife make it a hotspot for bird photographers worldwide. Join me as we embark on a journey to witness some of the most vibrant fauna Brazil has to offer, from the Atlantic rainforests to the shores of Rio De Janeiro. The country encompasses vastly diverse landscapes, ranging from the expansive Amazon Basin and the Pantanal, the largest natural wetland on Earth, to the unique Atlantic Forests, which harbor some of the world’s most endangered animals. Additionally, there are wet montane forests, salt lagoons, coastal scrublands, and more, providing a glimpse into the wide array of birding sites Brazil has to offer.

Southeast Brazil’s Atlantic Forest region is brimming with brilliantly colored and approachable endemic bird species. Spanning 1,500 square miles along Brazil’s coastline, the Atlantic Forest is a biodiversity hotspot teeming with diverse flora and fauna.

All the photographs featured here were captured using my trusted Canon 1Dx Mark II and 600mm lens.

Enjoy the journey, and feel free to share your thoughts with me!

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Modal close #2 Festive Coquette

Festive Coquette

#3 Blonde-Crested Woodpecker

Blonde-Crested Woodpecker

#4 Azure-Shouldered Tanager

Azure-Shouldered Tanager

#5 Yellow-Fronted Woodpecker

Yellow-Fronted Woodpecker

#6 Green-Billed Toucan

Green-Billed Toucan

#7 Red-Necked Tanager

Red-Necked Tanager

#8 Violet-Capped Woodnymph

Violet-Capped Woodnymph

#9 Brazilian Tanager

Brazilian Tanager

#10 Pin-Tailed Manakin

Pin-Tailed Manakin

#11 Spot-Breasted Woodpecker

Spot-Breasted Woodpecker

#12 Swallow-Tailed Hymmingbird

Swallow-Tailed Hymmingbird

#13 Violaceous Euphonia

Violaceous Euphonia

#14 Brassy-Breasted Tanager

Brassy-Breasted Tanager

#15 Burrowing Owl

Burrowing Owl

#16 Magpie Tanager

Magpie Tanager

#17 Pale-Billed Woodpecker

Pale-Billed Woodpecker

#18 Red-Rumped Cacique

Red-Rumped Cacique

#19 Ornate Hawk Eagle

Ornate Hawk Eagle

#21 Saffron Toucanet

Saffron Toucanet

#22 Chestnut-Bellied Euphonia

Chestnut-Bellied Euphonia

#23 Azure Jay

Azure Jay

#24 Plain Parakeet

Plain Parakeet

#25 Scale-Throated Hermit

Scale-Throated Hermit

#26 Blonde-Crested Woodpecker

Blonde-Crested Woodpecker

#27 Masked Water Tyrant

Masked Water Tyrant

#28 Common Tody-Flycatcher

Common Tody-Flycatcher

#29 Ornate Hawk Eagle – Chick

Ornate Hawk Eagle - Chick

#30 Long-Tailed Tyrant

Long-Tailed Tyrant

#31 Olive-Green Tanager

Olive-Green Tanager

#32 Red-Ruffed Fruitcrow

Red-Ruffed Fruitcrow

#33 Festive Coquette In Flight

Festive Coquette In Flight

#34 Blonde-Crested Woodpecker

Blonde-Crested Woodpecker

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