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29 May - 6 July 2002

by Greg Roberts

With Glenn Scherf. We flew into Rio de Janeiro from Santiago and hired a vehicle for the trip through “south-east” Brazil - Itatiaia, Ubatuba, Serra Canastra, Caraca and Serra Dos Orgaos. We then flew to Cuiaba and hired another vehicle for visits to the Pantanal and Chapada. From Cuiaba we took the overnight bus to Alta Floresta for the visit to Amazonia, returning the same way before flying back to Rio.

29/5-2/6 - Itataia National Park - Focusing mainly on the excellent Tres Pecos trail and to a lesser extent the Macomba trail and around our base, the expensive but good Hotel Simon (1080m). One day was occupied along the Agulhas Negras road (to 2400m).

2-6/6 - Ubatuba area - From our base at the pleasant Hotel Villa di Capri, two mornings were occupied at Fazenda (F) Angelim, with a short visit to the nearby Fazenda Capricornio. A third morning was occupied at the Folca Seca site west of Ubatuba.

6-11/6 - Serra Canastra National Park - Staying at the Pousada Barcellos in Sao Roque des Minas, highly recommended, most days were occupied in the campo and cerrado of the “upper” park, with one day in the “lower” park, visiting the Casca d’Ante waterfall via the town of Vargem Bonita.

11-13/6 - Caraca - The monastry set splendidly amidst the forest was our lodging, not to be missed. The Tanqe Grande was the main trail used.

13-14/6 - Serra Dos Orgaos National Park. Visited for one full day from Telespolis, walking to 1600m, but it was generally disappointing.

15-20/6 - Pantanal - Two nights were spent at the ordinary Hotel Mato Grosso on the Pixaim River, where access to gallery forest is good. Three nights were occupied at the even more ordinary Jaguar Ecological Reserve lodge, which deserves patronage because its owners are doing the right things environmentally and good habitat, including Campe Jofre, is close by. Plenty of spotlighting here, but no jaguars.

20-23/6 - Chapada dos Guimares - Accommodation at the worthy Pousada Laura Vicuna. Cerrado along the road to Agua Fria was visited twice, with heavy fog rendering one morning futile. The Veu de Noiva waterfall in the national park was visited, along with the forest behind Portao da Fe.

24-1/7 - Cristalino Jungle Lodge near Alta Floresta, on the Rio Cristalino, a tributary of the Rio Teles Peris, where an island was visited. Paul Donahue was an excellent guide here, aided ably by Telesa Wood and Peter Ginsburg. All tracks were walked. The birds and accommodation were superb.

2-6/7 - Rio de Janeiro at Cococabana, little birding here.


*denotes lifer
[] denotes heard only

Common Grey Four-eyed Opossum (1 near Jaguar ER),
Guianan Squirrel,  Brazilian Rabbit,
Capybara (common Pantanal),  Cavy [Prea] (uncommon Pantanal),
Azara’s Agouti (uncommon Pantanal and Cristalino),
South American Coati (1 Pantanal),
*Giant Otter (party of 4 seen from a boat along the Pixaim River; perhaps the same inquisitive party seen from shore the next day),
Neotropical River Otter (1 Pantanal; 2 near Cristalino),
*Maned Wolf (1 near the rangers’ quarters at Canastra allowed close approach),
*Crab-eating Fox (5 spotlighted around Jaguar ER, 1 at Cristalino),
*Giant Anteater (1 foraging among termite mounds in the distance at Canastra in late afternoon),
*Tufted-ear Marmoset (parties at Canastra below the waterfall and at Caraca; this complex has been split, these are presumably Callithris penicillata),
*Silvery Marmoset (seen on three occasions in Pantanal, and once at Cristalino; may be more than one species),
*Masked Titi-Monkey (1 party seen and commonly heard at Caraca),
[Dusky Titi-Monkey] (Cristalino),
*White-nosed Bearded Saki-Monkey (1 Cristalino),
Brown Capuchin (common Itataia & Cristalino),
*Black Howler Monkey (party of 20 in Pantanal at Campe Jofre),
*Red-handed Howler Monkey (seen twice and heard often Cristalino),
*Black (White-faced) Spider-Monkey (common Cristalino),
*Marsh Deer (common Pantanal),
 *Grey Brocket Deer (1 Pantanal),
Red Brocket Deer (1 Cristalino),
Collared Peccary (seen twice Cristalino),
*Brazilian Tapir (1 seen from the treehouse hide at Cristalino at night; a second seen from the boat swimming across the river in the early morning).

Total 26 (14 lifers).


Greater Rhea (1 Canastra; 2 Pantanal),
Great Tinamou (3 seen, others heard Cristalino),
Undulated Tinamou (1 Teles Peris; common Pantanal),
*Grey Tinamou  (1 Cristalino on Haffer trail),
*Brown Tinamou (1 Caraca; heard Cristalino),
[Cinerous Tinamou] (Cristalino),
*Brazilian Tinamou (2 near lodge, others heard Cristalino),
*Variegated Tinamou (1 seen, others heard Cristalino),
*Small-billed Tinamou (1 Chapada; 1 Cristalino),
*Red-winged Tinamou (1 near Sao Roque),
Cory’s Shearwater (uncommon Rio),
Brown Booby (common Rio),  Magnificent Frigatebird (common Rio),
Olivaceous Cormorant,  Anhinga,
Great Egret,  Snowy Egret,  Cattle Egret,  White-necked Heron,
Little Blue Heron,  Whistling Heron (uncommon Pantanal),
Capped Heron (common Pantanal; uncommon Cristalino),
Black-crowned Night-heron,  Striated Heron,
Rufescent Tiger-Heron,  Jabiru (common Pantanal),
Maguari Stork,  American Wood Stork,  Roseate Spoonbill,  
Buff-necked Ibis,  Bare-faced Ibis (common Pantanal),  Green Ibis,
*Plumbeous Ibis (common Pantanal),
Southern Screamer (common Pantanal),
Sungrebe (2 Pantanal),
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck,  Brazilian Duck,
Muscovy Duck (uncommon Pantanal),
*Brazilian Merganser (a pair 3km west of Jose de Barreiro, lower Canastra, along the river at a camping ground; extensive searches in the upper park were fruitless),
Turkey Vulture,  Black Vulture,  King Vulture (1 Cristalino),
Greater Yellow-headed Vulture (common Cristalino),
Smallow-tailed Kite,  White-tailed Kite,  Double-toothed Kite,  Roadside Hawk,  White-tailed Kite (uncommon Canastra),   Harris’s Hawk (2 Pantanal),
Crane Hawk (1 near Alta Floresta),
*White-browed Hawk (1 from Cristalino tower),
Black-collared Hawk,  Savanna Hawk,  Snail Kite,  Great Black-Hawk (1 Cristalino),  Black Hawk-Eagle (1 Folca Seca),
Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle (uncommon Canastra),
*Ornate Hawk-Eagle (1 Cristalino),
Laughing Falcon,  American Kestrel,  Bat Falcon,  Aplomoda Falcon,
Barred Forest-Falcon (1 Pantanal; heard Cristalino),
Black Caracara (uncommon Cristalino),  Red-throated Caracara (common Cristalino),  Yellow-headed Caracara,  Southern Crested Caracara,
*Marbled Wood-Quail (seen twice Cristalino),
*Red-legged Seriema (pairs seen near Sao Roque & Chapada; heard commonly in lower Canastra area and at Caraca),
Dusky-legged Guan (common Itataia & Caraca),
*Chesnut-bellied Guan (uncommon Pantanal),
Spix’s Guan (uncommon Cristalino),  Chaco Chacalaca (common Pantanal),
*Blue-throated Piping-Guan (common Pantanal),
*Red-throated Piping-Guan (uncommon Cristalino),
*Bare-faced Curassow (common Pantanal),
*Razor-billed Curassow (1 Cristalino),
Limpkin (common Pantanal),  Grey-necked Wood-Rail,
Slaty-breasted Wood-Rail (common F Angelim),
*Dark-winged Trumpeter (group of 5 near river, Cristalino),
Sunbittern (uncommon Cristalino),
Wattled Jacana,  Southern Lapwing,  Cayenne Tern (uncommon off Rio),
Kelp Gull,  Grey-hooded Gull,
Pale-vented Pigeon,  Picazuro Pigeon,  Plumbeous Pigeon (common Cristalino),  Eared Dove,  Scaled Dove,  Picui Ground-Dove,
Ruddy Ground-Dove,  Blue Ground-Dove,
*Long-tailed Ground-Dove (2 Pantanal),
White-tipped Dove,  Grey-fronted Dove,
*Hyacinth Macaw (common and noisy around Jaguar ER, especially in date palm stands),
Red-and-green Macaw (common Chapada),
Scarlet Macaw (uncommon Cristalino),
Blue-and-yellow Macaw (common Cristalino),
Chesnut-fronted Macaw (common Cristalino),  Red-bellied Macaw (common at a palm swamp between Alta Floresta & Cristalino),
*Blue-winged Macaw (3 Veu de Noiva),
*Red-shouldered Macaw (flock Agua Fria road),
Golden-collared Macaw (uncommon Pantanal),
White-eyed Parakeet,  Monk Parakeet (common Pantanal),
*Black-hooded Parakeet (flock Pixaim River),
*Golden-capped Parakeet (uncommon south & west of Sao Roque),
*Peach-fronted Parakeet (common Canastra area & Pantanal),
Painted Parakeet (common Cristalino),  Maroon-bellied Parakeet,
*Crimson-bellied Parakeet (1 flock Alta Floresta; 1 flock Teles Peris),
Golden-winged Parakeet (common Cristalino),
*Yellow-chevroned Parakeet (common Canastra region & Pantanal),
*Plain Parakeet (common Ubatuba area),
[Scarlet-shouldered Parrotlet] (Cristalino),
Blue-winged Parrotlet (uncommon Itataia),
*Dusky-billed Parrotlet (uncommon Cristalino),
*White-bellied Parrot (uncommon Cristalino),
*Orange-cheeked Parrot (2 Cristalino along river),
Scaly-headed Parrot (common in south-east),
Blue-headed Parrot,  Yellow-crowned Parrot (uncommon Cristalino),
*Kawall’s Parrot (2 Cristalino from tower),
[Red-fan Parrot] (Cristalino),  Blue-fronted Parrot (common Pantanal),
Pileated Parrot (uncommon Itataia),
Dark-billed Cuckoo (1 Cristalino),  Little Cuckoo (1 Cristalino),
Squirrel Cuckoo,  Black-bellied Cuckoo (2 Cristalino),
Guira Cuckoo,  Smooth-billed Ani,  Greater Ani (common Pantanal),
Barn Owl (1 Jaguar ER),  [Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl],  [Tropical Screech-Owl],  Great Horned Owl (1, others heard Pantanal),  [Crested Owl] (Cristalino),  Burrowing Owl,
Great Potoo (common Pantanal; 2 Cristalino),
Pauraque,  Short-tailed Nighthawk (uncommon Cristalino),
Band-tailed Nighthawk (common Pantanal),  
*Nacunda Nighthawk (common Pantanal),
*Spot-tailed Nightjar (2 near Pixaim River),
*Ladder-tailed Nightjar (common along river, Cristalino),
*Scissor-tailed Nightjar (uncommon Sao Roque & Pantanal),
Blackish Nightjar (common Cristalino),
Blue-crowned Motmot (uncommon Chapada),  Rufous Motmot (1 Cristalino),
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift,  Grey-rumped Swift (common Itataia),
*Pale-rumped Swift (common Cristalino),
*Saw-billed Hermit (uncommon Ubatuba area),
Rufous-breasted Hermit (1 dos Orgaos),
Reddish Hermit (1 Cristalino; 1 Ubatuba),  
Pale-tailed Barbthroat (uncommon Cristalino),  Great-billed Hermit (uncommon Cristalino),  Scale-throated Hermit (common Itataia, dos Orgaos),  Planalto Hermit (uncommon Canastra & Caraca),
*Dusky-throated Hermit (1 Itataia),
*Buff-bellied Hermit (uncommon Pantanal),
*Cinnamon-throated Hermit (2 Chapada),  
White-vented Violetear (uncommon Itataia),
White-throated Hummingbird (common Itataia),
*Swallow-tailed Hummingbird (uncommon but widespread),
White-necked Jacobin (1 Cristalino),  Black-throated Mango (1 Cristalino),
Plovercrest (1 dos Orgaos),  Amethyst Woodstar (1 on nest, Cristalino),
*Black Jacobin (common Itataia),
*Festive Coquette (common at feeders F Capricornio),
Glittering-bellied Emerald,  Gilded Hummingbird (uncommon Pantanal),
Fork-tailed Woodnymph (uncommon Chapada & Cristalino),
Violet-capped Woodnymph (common in south-east),
White-chinned Sapphire (2 Cristalino),
*White-tailed Goldenthroat (2 Canastra),
*Sombre Hummingbird (1 Itataia),
*Brazilian Ruby (common Itataia & dos Orgaos),
*Versicoloured Emerald (uncommon Itataia & Pantanal),
Glittering-throated Emerald (1 Ubatuba; 1 Pantanal),
*Sapphire-spangled Emerald (1 Caraca; 1 Chapada),
*Stripe-breasted Starthroat (5 at a feeder, Vargem Bonita),
Long-billed Starthroat (1 Chapada; 1 Cristalino),
Collared Trogon (1 Cristalino),  Black-throated Trogon (2 Itataia),
White-tailed Trogon (common Itataia & Cristalino),  Surucua Trogon (uncommon Itataia & Ubatuba),  Blue-crowned Trogon (2 Pantanal),
Ringed Kingfisher,  Amazon Kingfisher,  Green Kingfisher,
Pygmy Kingfisher (1 Pantanal),  Green-and-rufous Kingfisher (common Cristalino; 1 Pantanal),
*Brown Jacamar (1 on Teles Peris island),
*Blue-cheeked Jacamar (uncommon Cristalino),
Paradise Jacamar (uncommon Cristalino),  [Great Jacamar] (Cristalino),
Rufous-tailed Jacamar (common Pantanal & Cristalino),
White-necked Puffbird (1 Cristalino; 1 buff-bellied at F Angelim),
*Brown-banded Puffbird (1 Cristalino),
Swallow-wing (common Cristalino),
*Cresent-chested Puffbird (1 F Angelim),
*White-eared Puffbird (uncommon Canastra & Chapada),
*Rufous-capped Nunlet (1 Cristalino),
Rusty-breasted Nunlet (1 Cristalino - first record for region),
Black-fronted Nunbird (common Pantanal & Cristalino),
White-fronted Nunbird (uncommon Cristalino),
*Black-girdled Barbet (2 Alta Floresta),
Lettered Aracari (uncommon Cristalino),  Chesnut-eared Aracari (common Pantanal & Alta Floresta),  
*Red-necked Aracari (uncommon Cristalino),
*Curl-crested Aracari (4 from tower, Cristalino),
*Gould’s Toucanet (1 Cristalino),
*Saffron Toucanet (common Itataia),
Red-breasted Toucan (uncommon Itataia),
Cuvier’s Toucan (common Cristalino),  Toco Toucan (common Canastra),
Yellow-ridged Toucan (uncommon Chapada & Cristalino),
White-barred Piculet (common in south-east),
*White-wedged Piculet (1 Portao da Fe),
*Bar-breasted Piculet (uncommon Cristalino),
Campo Flicker,  Green-barred Woodpecker,
Yellow-tufted Woodpecker,  Yellow-throated Woodpecker,
*Yellow-browed Woodpecker (common Itataia; 1 dos Orgaos),
*Golden-green Woodpecker (2 near Jaguar ER),
*Pale-crested Woodpecker (1 from boat, Pixaim River),
[Ringed Woodpecker] (Cristalino),  Lineated Woodpecker,
*White Woodpecker (flock of 7 south of Sao Roque),
White-spotted Woodpecker (uncommon Itataia),
*Yellow-eared Woodpecker (1 Itataia),
Red-stained Woodpecker (common Cristalino),
Little Woodpecker (uncommon Canastra & Chapada),
Robust Woodpecker (uncommon Itataia),  Crimson-crested Woodpecker (2 Pantanal),  Red-necked Woodpecker (1 Cristalino),
Plain-brown Woodcreeper (uncommon at antswarms, Cristalino),
Thrush-like Woodcreeper (1 Ubatuba),
*White-chinned Woodcreeper (2 at antswarm, Cristalino),
Long-tailed Woodcreeper (1 Cristalino),
Olivaceous Woodcreeper (uncommon Itataia),
Wedge-billed Woodcreeper (1 Cristalino),
Long-billed Woodcreeper (uncommon Cristalino), Striped Woodcreeper (1Cristalino),  Straight-billed Woodcreeper (uncommon Pantanal),
White-throated Woodcreeper (3 Itataia),
*Planalto Woodcreeper (1 Itataia; 1 Chapada),
*Amazonian Barred-Woodcreeper (1 Cristalino),
[Black-banded Woodcreeper] (Cristalino),
*Scaled Woodcreeper (uncommon Itataia, Ubatuba, dos Orgaos),
Lesser Woodcreeper (1 Ubatuba),  Red-billed Scythebill (1 Pantanal),
Curve-billed Scythebill (1 Cristalino, possible undescribed species),
Narrow-billed Woodcreeper (uncommon Pantanal),
*Lineated Woodcreeper (uncommon Cristalino),
Rufous Hornero,  Pale-legged Hornero (uncommon Pantanal),
*Araucaria Tit-Spinetail (3 Agulhas Negras, in araucarias near lake),
Yellow-chinned Spinetail (uncommon Pantanal),
*Itataia Spinetail (1 Agulhas Negras, near lake in upper reaches),
*White-lored Spinetail (common Pantanal),
Rusty-backed Spinetail (uncommon Pantanal),  Pale-breasted Spinetail,
*Chesnut-throated Spinetail (1 Cristalino),
*Grey-bellied Spinetail (2 Itataia),
*Pallid Spinetail (uncommon Itataia & dos Orgaos),
Rufous-capped Spinetail (uncommon Itataia & Ubatuba),
Chicli Spinetail (common Caraca),  Chotoy Spinetail (2 Pantanal),
*Greater Thornbird (2 Pantanal),
Common (Rufous-fronted) Thornbird (uncommon Caraca, Canastra, Pantanal),
*Red-eyed Thornbird (2 Folca Seca),
Ochre-breasted Foliage-gleaner (uncommon Itataia),
Buff-fronted Foliage-gleaner (2 Itataia),
Rufous-rumped Foliage-gleaner (uncommon Cristalino),
Rufous-tailed Foliage-gleaner (2 Cristalino),
[Cinnamon-rumped Foliage-gleaner] (Cristalino),
Olive-backed Foliage-gleaner (uncommon Cristalino),
Buff-throated Foliage-gleaner (common Cristalino),
*Chesnut-winged Foliage-gleaner (1 Cristalino),
Black-capped Foliage-gleaner (uncommon Itataia),
*Chesnut-crowned Foliage-gleaner (1 Cristalino),
*White-browed Foliage-gleaner (uncommon Itataia),
Buff-browed Foliage-gleaner (uncommon Itataia & dos Orgaos),
*White-collared Foliage-gleaner (uncommon Itataia),
*Striped Woodhaunter (1 Cristalino),
Chesnut-winged Hookbill (1 Cristalino),
*Grey-crested (Rufous) Cacholote (uncommon near Jaguar ER),
*Point-tailed Palmcreeper (1 in palm swamp between Alta Floresta & Cristalino),
*Pale-browed Treehunter (3 Itataia),
Sharp-billed Treehunter (uncommon Itataia),  Plain Xenops,  Streaked Xenops,
Firewood-gatherer (uncommon Canastra),
*Short-billed Leaftosser (1 seen, others heard Cristalino),
*Rufous-breasted Leaftosser (1 Folca Seca),
*Sharp-tailed Streamcreeper (singles Itataia, Caraca, Canastra, dos Orgaos),
Great Antshrike (common Pantanal),  Fasciated Antshrike (uncommon Cristalino),  Barred Antshrike (common Pantanal),
*Chesnut-backed Antshrike (uncommon Cristalino),
*Large-tailed Antshrike (2 Agulhas Negras),
Tufted Antshrike (1 F Angelim),
*Glossy Antshrike (1 on river, others heard Cristalino),
*Natterer’s Slaty-Antshrike (1 on dry hilltop, Cristalino),
Variable Antshrike (common in south-east),
*Rufous-winged Antshrike (uncommon Agua Fria road),
White-shouldered Antshrike (2 Teles Peris),
Spot-winged Antshrike (common Cristalino),
Plain-winged Antshrike (uncommon Cristalino),
Amazonian Antshrike (uncommon Cristalino),
*Spot-breasted Antvireo (common Ubatuba area),
*Rufous-backed Antvireo (uncommon Itataia & dos Orgaos),
 Plain Antvireo,  Cinerous Antshrike (common Cristalino),
*Saturnine Antshrike (1 Cristalino),
Dot-winged Antwren (common Cristalino),
*Serra Antwren (1 Caraca),
*Rusty-backed Antwren (uncommon Agua Fria road),
*Amazonian (Streaked) Antwren (1 seen, others heard Cristalino),
Pygmy Antwren (common Cristalino),
White-flanked Antwren (uncommon Cristalino),
*Unicoloured Antwren (2 Folca Seca),
*White-eyed Antwren (1 Cristalino),
*Ornate Antwren (uncommon Cristalino),
Grey Antwren (common Cristalino),  Long-winged Antwren (common Cristalino),  Plain-throated Antwren (common Cristalino),
*Bertoni’s Antbird (uncommon Itataia & dos Orgaos),
*Ferruginous Antbird (common Itataia & Ubatuba area),
*Rufous-tailed Antbird (singles Agulhas Negras & dos Orgaos),
*Ochre-rumped Antbird (uncommon Itataia, dos Orgaos, Caraca),
*Dusky-tailed Antbird (1 Caraca),
*Striated Antbird (uncommon Cristalino),
*Scaled Antbird (common Ubatuba area),
Rufous-winged Antwren (1 F Angelim; uncommon Cristalino),
Black-capped Antwren (1 Caraca),
*Large-billed Antwren (3 Pixaim River),
*Streak-capped Antwren (2 Folca Seca),
*Star-throated Antwren (common Itataia, Ubatuba, dos Orgaos),
White-backed Fire-eye (common Chapada & Cristalino),
White-shouldered Fire-eye (common in south-east),
Grey Antbird (uncommon Cristalino),  Blackish Antbird (1 Cristalino),
*Manu Antbird (2 seen, others heard Cristalino),
*Mato Grosso Antbird (uncommon Pixaim River),
*White-browed Antbird (common Cristalino),
Black-faced Antbird (uncommon Cristalino),
[Spot-winged Antbird] (Cristalino),
Warbling Antbird (uncommon Cristalino),
*Band-tailed Antbird (uncommon Pantanal & Cristalino),
Silvered Antbird (1 seen, others heard Cristalino),
*Bare-eyed Antbird (1 seen, others heard at antswarms, Cristalino),
*Black-spotted Bare-eye (1 seen, others heard at antswarms, Cristalino),
*Squamate Antbird (1 at F Angelim, Ubatuba),
Black-throated Antbird (common Teles Peris),
Scale-backed Antbird (uncommon Cristalino),
*Spot-backed Antbird (1 Cristalino),
[Striated (Noble) Ant-thrush] (Cristalino),
[Rufous-capped Ant-thrush] (Cristalino),
*Brazilian (Rufous-tailed) Ant-thrush (1 seen, others heard Itataia),
Rufous Gnateater (singles at Itataia & Caraca),
[Chesnut-belted Gnateater](Cristalino),
*Black-cheeked Gnateater (1 F Angelim),
*Slaty Bristlefront (1 seen Folca Seca, others heard),
*Mouse-coloured Tapaculo (2 Itataia),
*Brasilia Tapaculo (1 upper Canastra),
*Shrike-like Cotinga (1 on Tres Pico trail, Ubatuba),
*Swallow-tailed Cotinga (flock of 10 on Tanqe Grande trail, Caraca),
*Black-and-gold Cotinga (common upper elevations Itataia & dos Orgaos),
*Hooded Berryeater (1 seen, others heard dos Orgaos),
Purple-throated Cotinga (2 Cristalino),
Spangled Cotinga (uncommon Cristalino),
*Buff-throated Purpletuft (1 F Angelim),
*White-browed Purpletuft (small flocks from tower and on dry hill, Cristalino),
Screaming Piha (common Cristalino),  Greyish Mourner (uncommon Cristalino),  [Cinerous Mourner] (Cristalino),
Green-backed Becard,  White-winged Becard (2 Cristalino),  [Pink-throated Becard] (Cristalino),  Black-capped Becard (2 Cristalino),
Crested Becard (2 Chapada),  Chesnut-crowned Becard (2 Itataia),
Black-tailed Tityra,  Masked Tityra,  Black-crowned Tityra,
Amazonian Umbrellabird (2 Cristalino),
Bare-necked Fruitcrow (uncommon Cristalino),
Wing-barred Pipitres (uncommon Cristalino),
*Black-capped Pipitres (uncommon higher elevations Itataia),
*Red-headed Manakin (common Cristalino),
[Snow-capped Manakin] (Cristalino),  White-bearded Manakin (2 Ubatuba),
*Fiery-capped Manakin (1 seen, others heard Cristalino),
*Pin-tailed Manakin (2 Ubatuba area; 1 Caraca),
*Band-tailed Manakin (2 Portao da Fe),
*Flame-crowned Manakin (1 at lek, Cristalino),
*Helmeted Manakin (pairs lower Canastra & Pantanal),
*Thrush-like Schiffornis (2 seen, commonly heard Cristalino),
Greenish Schiffornis (1 Itataia),
*Blue-backed Manakin (1 Cristalino),
Blue Manakin (common in south-east),
*Wied’s Tyrant-Manakin (1 Caraca),
Dwarf Tyrant-Manakin (uncommon Cristalino),
*Purplish Jay (common Pantanal),
*Curl-crested Jay (uncommon lower Canastra & Chapada),
*Grey Monjita (uncommon Canastra area),
*White-rumped Monjita (common upper Canastra),
Long-tailed Tyrant,  Black-backed Water-Tyrant (uncommon Pantanal),
White-headed Marsh-Tyrant,  Masked Water-Tyrant (common in south-east),
*Cock-tailed Tyrant (common upper Canastra),
*Crested Black-Tyrant (common upper Canastra),
*Velvety Black-Tyrant (common Agulhas Negras),
Blue-billed Black-Tyrant (uncommon Agulhas Negras),
*Shear-tailed Grey-Tyrant (1 Agulhas Negras; 1 Caraca),
Yellow-browed Tyrant (1 Sao Roque),  Cattle Tyrant,  Sirystes,
Vermilion Flycatcher,  Tropical Kingbird,
*White-throated Kingbird (1 near Jaguar ER),
Great Kiskadee,  Lesser Kiskadee (uncommon Pantanal),
Boat-billed Flycatcher,  Rusty-margined Flycatcher,  Social Flycatcher,
*Dusky-chested Flycatcher (uncommon Pantanal),
Variegated Flycatcher,  Crowned Slaty-Flycatcher,
*Grey-hooded Attila (1 Itataia),
*Dull-capped (White-eyed) Attila (1 near Jaguar ER),
Cinnamon Attila (1 Cristalino),  Rufous Casiornis (1 Pantanal),
Euler’s Flycatcher,  Fuscous Flycatcher (2 Pantanal),
Brown-crested Flycatcher,  Dusky-capped Flycatcher,
Short-crested Flycatcher (Canastra & Cristalino),  Swainson’s Flycatcher,
Tropical Peewee,  Ruddy-tailed Flycatcher (uncommon Cristalino),
*Yellow-rumped Flycatcher (2 F  Angelim),
Bran-coloured Flycatcher (uncommon Itataia & Pantanal),
Cliff Flycatcher (common Itataia & Caraca),
*White-throated Spadebill (singles Ubatuba, Canastra, dos Orgaos),
*White-crested Spadebill (1 on nest Cristalino),
[Golden-crowned Spadebill] (Cristalino),  Yellow-olive Flycatcher,
Rufous-tailed Flatbill (1 Cristalino), Large-headed Flatbill,
*Dusky-tailed Flatbill (2 Cristalino),
Helmeted Pygmy-Tyrant (common Cristalino),
*Yellow-lored Tody-Flycatcher (common Ubatuba area; 1 Canastra),
*Yellow-browed Tody-Flycatcher (1 Cristalino),
*Spotted Tody-Flycatcher (2 on Teles Peris island),
*Rusty-fronted Tody-Flycatcher (uncommon Pantanal; 1 Chapada),
Common Tody-Flycatcher (1 Pantanal),  Ochre-faced Tody-Flycatcher (1 Itataia),  Eared Pygmy-Tyrant (uncommon Itataia),
*Short-tailed Pygmy-Tyrant (2 Cristalino),
*Fork-tailed Tody-Tyrant (1 Fola Seca; 1 F Angelim),
*Eye-ringed Tody-Tyrant (1 F Angelim),
*Stripe-necked Tody-Tyrant (2 Pantanal),
*Hangnest Tody-Tyrant (common Caraca),
Pearly-vented Tody-Tyrant (uncommon Pantanal),
[Zimmer’s Tody-Tyrant] (Cristalino),
*Sharp-tailed Grass-Tyrant (uncommon Chapada),
Mottle-cheeked Tyrannulet (common in south-east),
Sao Paulo Tyrannulet (1 F Angelim),
*Serra do Mar Tyrannulet (uncommon Agulhas Negras & dos Orgaos),
*Grey-backed Tachuri (2 upper Canastra; 1 Caraca),
White-crested Tyrannulet (2 Canastra),  Sooty Tyrannulet (common Canastra),
Yellow-bellied Elaenia,  Small-billed Elaenia (1 Chapada; 1 Teles Peris),
*Plain-crested Elaenia (uncommon Canastra & Chapada),
Highland Elaenia (uncommon upper Canastra),
*Large Elaenia (2 on Teles Peris island),
*Olivaceous Elaenia (1 F Angelim),
Forest Elaenia (uncommon Cristalino & Chapada),
Grey Elaenia (1 Cristalino),
*Plain Tyrannulet (3 Pixaim River),
Suiriri Flycatcher (uncommon Pantanal),
*Chapada Flycatcher (2 Agua Fria road),
Southern Scrub Flycatcher (1 Teles Peris),
Southern Beardless Tyrannulet,  Yellow-crowned Tyrannulet (uncommon Cristalino),  White-lored Tyrannulet (1 Teles Peris),
*Greenish Tyrannulet (1 Agulhas Negras; 1 dos Orgaos),
*Grey-capped Tyrannulet (2 Agulhas Negras; 1 Ubatuba),
*Planalto Tyrannulet (2 Itataia & 1 upper Canastra),
*Rough-legged Tyrannulet (1 Itataia),
Sepia-capped Flycathcer,  Ochre-bellied Flycatcher (1 Cristalino),
Grey-hooded Flycatcher (common in south-east),
[Ringed Antpipit] (Cristalino),
White-winged Swallow,  Blue-and-white Swallow,
White-banded Swallow (common Cristalino),
Grey-breasted Martin,  Brown-chested Martin,
Southern Rough-winged Swallow,  White-rumped Swallow,
*White-thighed Swallow (flocks at F Angelim & Cristalino),
Black-capped Donacobius (common Pantanal),
*Moustached Wren (2 Pixaim River; heard Cristalino),
Buff-breasted Wren (common Chapada; heard Cristalino),
*Fawn-breasted Wren (common near Jaguar ER),
*Long-billed Wren (1 Folca Seca; 1 F Capricornio),
*Tooth-billed Wren (2 Cristalino),
*Southern Nightingale-Wren (1 seen, others heard Cristalino),
 Musician Wren (2 Cristalino),  Southern House Wren,
Thrush-like Wren (common Pantanal & at Alta Floresta),
Chalk-browed Mockingbird,
Rufous-bellied Thrush,  Creamy-bellied Thrush,  Pale-breasted Thrush,
Yellow-legged Thrush (uncommon Itataia),
*Eastern Slaty-Thrush (1 Porao da Fe),
[Lawrence’s Thrush] (Cristalino),   [Cocoa Thrush] (Cristalino),
Long-billed Gnatwren (uncommon F Angelim & Cristalino),
Masked Gnatcatcher (uncommon Chapada & Pantanal),
*Rose-breasted Chat (common Cristalino),
[Slaty-capped Shrike-Vireo] (Cristalino),
Rufous-browed Peppershrike,  Tawny-crowned Greenlet (2 Cristalino),
Dusky-capped Greenlet (uncommon Cristalino),
*Ashy-headed Greenlet (1 Pixaim River),
*Rufous-capped Greenlet (uncommon Itataia & dos Orgaos),
*Grey-chested Greenlet (2 seen, others heard Cristalino),
Tropical Parula,  Masked Yellowthroat,
Flavescent Warbler (uncommon Caraca & Chapada),
Golden-crowned Warbler (common in south-east),
*White-bellied Warbler (common Canastra & Chapada),
*White-rimmed Warbler (singles Itataia & dos Orgaos),
Bananaquit,  Red-legged Honeycreeper,
Chesnut-vented Conebill (uncommon Cristalino),  Blue Dacnis,  Swallow-Tanager,  Diademed Tanager (common Itataia & dos Orgaos),  Fawn-breasted Tanager (2 Itataia),  Green-headed Tanager (common Itataia),
*Red-necked Tanager (common Ubatuba area),
Paradise Tanager (uncommon Teles Peris),
*Gilt-edged Tanager (common south-east mountains),
*Brassy-breasted Tanager (common south-east mountains),
Bay-headed Tanager (2 Teles Peris),  Masked Tanager (uncommon Cristalino),
Turquoise Tanager (uncommon Cristalino),
Burnished-buff Tanager (uncommon lower Canastra),
*White-vented Euphonia (2 Cristalino),
Orange-bellied Euphonia (2 Cristalino),  White-lored Euphonia (uncommon Cristalino),  Thick-billed Euphonia,  Purple-throated Euphonia (2 Teles Peris),
Chesnut-bellied Euphonia (uncommon Itataia),
Rufous-bellied Euphonia (uncommon Cristalino),
Blue-grey Tanager (Cristalino),  Sayaca Tanager (south-east),  Palm Tanager,
*Azure-shouldered Tanager (1 Itataia),
Ruby-crowned Tanager (uncommon Itataia),
*Golden-chevroned Tanager (uncommon Itataia),
*Brazilian Tanager (uncommon Ubatuba area),
*Olive-green Tanager (common Itataia & Ubatuba area),
Silver-beaked Tanager,  Red-crowned Ant-Tanager (widespread),
*White-winged Shrike-Tanager (2 Cristalino),
Flame-crested Tanager (common Ubatuba area & Cristalino),
White-shouldered Tanager (uncommon Cristalino),
Orange-headed Tanager (1 Itataia),
*Chesnut-headed Tanager (uncommon Itataia & Canastra),
*White-rumped Tanager (common Canastra & Chapada),
*White-banded Tanager (common Chapada),
Black-faced Tanager (uncommon Chapada),
Grey-headed Tanager (uncommon Pantanal & Chapada),
Black-goggled Tanager (common in south-east),
White-lined Tanager,  Yellow-backed Tanager (1 Cristalino),
Hooded Tanager (2 Chapada),  Guira Tanager (uncommon Chapada),
*Rufous-headed Tanager (uncommon Itataia, Ubatuba, Canastra),
*Brown Tanager (uncommon Itataia),
*Cinnamon Tanager (uncommon lower Canastra),
*Red-billed Pied-Tanager (flock from tower Cristalino),
Magpie Tanager (common Itataia & dos Orgaos),   
*Black-throated Grosbeak (2 F Angelim),
Slate-coloured Grosbeak (uncommon Cristalino),
Greyish Saltator,  Buff-throated Saltator,
Green-winged Saltator (widespread in south-east),
*Thick-billed Saltator (2 Agulhas Negras),
*Black-throated Saltator (common Canastra & Chapada),
Yellow-billed Cardinal (common Pantanal),
Red-capped Cardinal (common Cristalino),
Red-crested Cardinal (uncommon Pantanal),
Blue-black Grassquit,  Double-collared Seedeater,
*Plumbeous Seedeater (common Canastra & Chapada),
*White-bellied Seedeater (1 south of Sao Roque; 3 Campe Jofre, Pantanal),
*Rusty-collared Seedeater (1 Campe Jofre, Pantanal),
*Blackish-blue Seedeater (1 Itataia),
*Uniform Finch (1 Itataia),
*Coal-crested Finch (common Agua Fria road),
*Black-masked Finch (uncommon Canastra),
*Stripe-tailed Yellow-Finch (1 Canastra),
Saffron Finch,  Pileated Finch (Canastra),  Red-crested Finch (Chapada),
Pectoral Sparrow (1 Chapada),  Grassland Sparrow,
Wedge-tailed Grassfinch (uncommon Canastra & Chapada),
*Bay-chested Warbling-Finch (common dos Orgaos & Agulhas Negras),
*Red-rumped Warbling-Finch (common Agulhas Negras),
*Cinerous Warbling-Finch (2 Canastra),
Great Pampa-Finch (common Canastra),
*Pale-throated Serra-Finch (1 Caraca),
Common Waxbill (Ubatuba),  House Sparrow,  Hooded Siskin,
*Yellow-rumped Marshbird (flock upper Canastra),
Shiny Cowbird,  Bay-winged Cowbird,  Giant Cowbird (2 Cristalino),
Unicoloured Blackbird (uncommon Pantanal),
White-browed Blackbird,  Scarlet-headed Blackbird (3 Pantanal),
Golden-winged Cacique (uncommon Itataia),
Yellow-rumped Cacique,   Solitary Cacique (uncommon Pantanal),
Crested Oropendola,
*Olive (Amazonian) Oropendola (uncommon Cristalino).
Troupial (uncommon Pantanal),
Epaulet Oriole (uncommon Pantanal & Cristalino).

Total 655,     227 lifers


Greg Roberts

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