Last week we had a short visit of a Banded Ground-cuckoo to one of our woodquail feeding sites. As we are monitoring the activity of the animals visiting the feeder we had placed a camera trap at the feeder. Our trap showed us that the Rufous-fronted Woodquails are still frequent visitors of the feeding spot. Other animals like agoutis, opossums and tayras also stopped by for a bite.
To our surpri...
One frequent guest at our banana feeding stations is the White-throated Quail-Dove.
Sometimes it eats so many bananas at the same time, that it can only sit and walk in an unbelievable upright position afterwards.
The Indigo-crowned Quail-Dove is definitively one of the most beautiful birds in the reserve. Best chances to see this Quail-Dove feeding on yellow bananas is suprisingly not the morning but 3pm in the afternoon. Many times it stays for 1 or 2 hours at the feeding station.
We just launched theUn poco del Chocó-Youtube channel. From now on we’ll give you updates also in moving pictures from time to time here :-) Christian Stern, an old friend of Nicole is with us for a while and he just discovered his love for close up pictures of the fauna in the reserve. Enjoy.
Besides the all mighty Banded Ground-Cuckoo there are other rare birds in the Un poco del Chocó reserve. Since a few...