Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Vinaceou Parrot at Carmo Road

A pair of Vinaceous Parrot was seen by a group of birdwatchers at Carmo Road this month (November/2010), precisely at Cachoeira Água Comprida entrance, according to the information this species is common in Rio Turvo State Park (in large flocks), and comes over here during the breeding season to nest on the rocky cliff between Intervales and Petar.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Second Helmeted Woodpecker nest

A second Helmeted Woodpecker nest was found in Intervales, according to researchers, this is the third nest ever found in South America. A previous one had been found on last October.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Purple Galinule

The first documented recording for the Purple Galinule in Intervales, occurred in the central area of the park, around "quiosques - lago novo". In fact the bird had already been seen several times by the guides years ago.