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Venezuela - 2008

   

Venezuela

March 4th to April 5th 2008

A journey with Dragoman.  Starting in Manaus and traveling overland to Caracass.

The journey is split up as follows.

Santa Elena

Chirikayen

Jasper and Kama Falls

El Dorado

Canaima and Angel Falls

Orinoco Delta

San Andres

Cueva del Guacharo N. P.

Playa Colorada

Caracas

Puerto de Colombia

Los Llanos

Merida

Wild Life in Venezuela

Birds List of Venezuela

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Santa Elena

 

Santa Elena

 

Walk near Santa Elena

 

Walk near Santa Elena

 

Walk near Santa Elena

 

Walk near Santa Elena

 

 

 

Chirikayen

Chirikayen

 

Normal river

 

Chirikayen

 

Normal river

 

Chirikayen

 

Chirikayen

 

Chirikayen

 

Camp

 

Chirikayen

 

Camp

 

Chirikayen

 

Chirikayen

 

Normal river

 

Walking up

 

Chirikayen

 

On Chirikayen

 

On Chirikayen

 

Rob on Chirikayen

 

On Chirikayen

 

On Chirikayen

 

On Chirikayen

 

From the top of Chirikayen

 

 

 

From the top of Chirikayen

 

River in flood

 

Walking back

 

River in flood

 

Walking back

 

River in flood

 

Looking back

 

Chirikayen

 

Chirikayen

 

Chirikayen

 

Camp at Chirikayan at last!

 

Crossing the river

on our return

Drying off

 

Jasper and Kama Falls

Kama Falls

 

Jasper Falls

 

Kama River

 

Kama Falls

 

Kama Falls

 

 

 

El Dorado

Eiffel Bridge at El Dorado

 

Cashew nut tree

 

 

 

Canaima and Angel Falls

Tepuys

 

Our aircraft

 

Our Aircraft

 

Falls near Canaima

 

Rio Carrao

 

Rio Carrao

 

Angel Falls from the air

 

Cataracts

 

Cataracts

 

Angel Falls from the air

 

Our overnight camp

at Angel Falls

Angel Falls from the air

 

Angel Falls from the air

 

Angel Falls from the air

 

Angel Falls from the air

 

Angel Falls from the air

 

Near Angel Falls

 

Near Angel Falls from

the air

Angel Falls

 

Waiting for the boat

 

Angel Falls

 

At the base of Angel Falls

 

Near Angel Falls

 

Rob at Angel Falls

 

Around camp at Angel Falls

 

Around camp at Angel Falls

 

Around camp at Angel Falls

 

Angel Falls

 

Angel Falls

 

Canaima Falls

 

Near Angel Falls

 

Canaima Falls

 

Canaima Falls

 

Canaima Falls

 

Canaima Falls

 

Canaima Falls

 

Canaima Falls

 

Canaima Lagoon

 

Canaima Falls

 

Angel Falls

 

On the river near

Angel Falls

Near Angel Falls

 

Angel Falls

 

Angel Falls

 

Angel Falls

 

Orinoco Delta

Blue and Yellow Macaw

 

Orinoco backwater

 

Orinoco Delta

 

Pet Jaguar

 

Orinoco Sunset

 

Girl in Canoe

 

Captive Puma

 

Orinoco Village

 

Pet Jaguar

 

Red Billed Toucan

 

Orinoco Village

 

Rob wearing Palm hat!

 

Orinoco Lodge

 

Rob with Yellow and blue

Macaw

Blue and Yellow Macaw

 

San Andres

Guinea Pigs

 

San Andres

 

Sunset at San Andres

 

Cueva del Guacharo Natioal Park

Cueva del Guacharo

National Park

Cueva del Guacharo

National Park

 

 

Playa Colorada

Playa Colorado

 

Dolphin and Pelican

 

Overnight Beach

 

Dolphin

 

Overnight Bay

 

Brown Pelicans and

Brown Boobies

Iguana

 

 

Caracas

Inside Casa Natal de

Bolivar

Inside Casa Natal de

Bolivar

 

 

Puerto de Colombia

Henri Pittier National Park

 

Sugar Cane

 

Henri Pittier National Park

 

Henri Pittier National Park

 

Henri Pittier National Park

 

Henri Pittier National Park

 

Kayaking near

Playa Colorado

Snorkeling near

Playa Colarado

Snorkeling near

Playa Colarado

Los Llanos

Los Llanos

 

Evening

 

Wood Storks and

Great Egrets

Giant Anteater

 

Giant Anteater

 

Giant Anteater

 

Sun rise

 

Sun rise in Los lanos

 

Immature Bare-faced

Tigerheron

Black Skimmer

 

Scarlet Ibis

 

Roseate Spoonbill

 

Spectacled caiman

 

Yellow-headed Blackbirds

 

Cappabara

 

Two Banded Puffbird

 

Horned Screamers

 

Group in Los Llanos

 

Pink River Dolphin

 

Alan with a

Mata-mata Turtle

Mata-mata Turtle

 

Fishing

 

Our catch

 

Piranha

 

Rob with Green Anaconda

 

 

 

 

 

Merida

 

Driving to Merida

 

Stables

 

Driving to Merida

 

Stables

 

Horse riding near Merida

 

My mount

 

Horse riding near Merida

 

Mount Espejo - Merida

 

Rob with Peblo

 

The Andes

 

Merida

 

From the Teleferico

de Merida

Wild Life in Venezuela

Grasshopper

 

Sundew - Chirikayen

 

Lizard

 

Plant - Chirikayen

 

Plant - Chirikayen

 

Sundew - Chirikayen

 

Insectiverous plant

- Chirikayen

Plant - Chirikayen

 

Orchid on Chirikayen

 

Frog

 

Butterflies

 

Cashew nut tree

 

Blue and Yellow Macaw

 

Turkey Vulture

 

Finch

 

Red Billed Toucan

 

Omorpho Butterfly?

 

Blue and Yellow Macaws

 

Fiddler Crab

 

Blue and Yellow Macaw

 

Dragonfly

 

Palm

 

Red Howler Monkey

 

Water Cocao

 

Horned Screamer

 

Hoatzin

 

Rob with Yellow and

blue Macaw

Dolphin and Pelican

 

Dolphin

 

Dolphin

 

Brown Booby

 

Iguana

 

Brown Pelicans and

Brown Boobies

Brown Pelican

 

Yellow Oriole

 

Tropical Knatcatcher

 

Female Yellow Oriole

 

Magnificent Frigatebird

 

Great Frigate bird

 

Lizard

 

Possibly a Grey fronted

Dove

Unidentified

 

Venezuelan Rose tree

 

Great Kiskadee

 

Yellow-headed Parrot

 

Savanah Hawk

 

Crested Oropendola

 

Whistling Ducks

 

Black-collard Hawk

 

American Wood Storks

 

American Wood Storks and

Scarlet Ibis

Yellow-headed Caracara

 

Blue-grey Tanager

 

Scarlet Ibis

 

Rufous-tailed Jakamar

 

Black-collard Hawk

 

Whistling Heron

 

Cocoi Heron

 

Roseate Spoonbills

 

Large-billed Tern

 

Scarlet Ibis

 

Wood Storks

 

Sharp-tailed and

Scarlet Ibis

Sharp-tailed Ibis

 

Giant Anteater

 

Immature Bare-faced

Tigerheron

Giant Anteater

 

Giant Anteater

 

Giant Anteater

 

Giant Anteater

 

Roseate Spoonbill

 

Roseate Spoonbill

 

Yellow-headed caracara

 

Sharp-tailed Ibis

 

Immature Bare-faced

Tigerheron

Canaima

 

Rufescent Tiger-heron

 

Black-crowned

Night Heron

Black Skimmer

 

Spectacled Caiman

 

Yellow-chinned Spinetail

 

Maguori Stork

 

Brazilian Teal

 

Black-crowned

Night Heron

Brazilian Teal

 

Black-crowned Stilt

 

Black Skimmer

 

Scarlet Ibis

 

Spectacled caiman

 

Orinoco Crocodile

 

Turtles and

Spectacled Caiman

Yellow-headed Blackbirds

 

Yellow-headed Blackbirds

 

Female Pied

Water Tyrant

Cappabara

 

Cappabara

 

Two Banded Puffbird

 

Black Vulture

 

Pied Water Tyrant

 

Scarlet and White Ibis

 

Sharp-tailed Ibis

 

Vermillon Flycatcher

 

Black Skimmers

 

Whistling Ducks

 

Brazilian Teal

 

Horned Screamers

 

Spectacled Caiman

 

Pink River Dolphin

 

Mata-mata Turtle

 

Fish

 

Piranha

 

Rob with Green Anaconda

 

Frog

 

Masked Knatcatcher

 

 

Bird List

Photographed and seen Bird

American Wood Stork
Scarlet Macaw
Bare-faced Tiger-heron
Black Skimmers
Wattled Jacana
Burnished Buff Tanager
Black-bellied Whistling Duck
Tropical Mockingbird
Black-collard Hawk
Cattle Egret
Black-crowned Night-heron
Brown-throated Parakeet
Black-crowned Stilt
Lineated Woodpecker
Blue and Yellow Macaw
Limpkin
Blue-grey Tanager
Smooth-billed Ani
Brazilian Teal
Southern Lapwing
Brown Booby
Glossy Ibis
Brown Pelican
Green Kingfisher
Cocoi Heron
Tropical Kingbird
Crested Oropendola
Donacobius
Great Egret
Sun Bittern
Great Frigatebird
Orange-breasted Falcon
Great Kiskadee
Little Blue Heron
Grey-fronted Dove
Oilbird
Hoatzin
Horned Screamer
Large-billed Tern

Photographs in Birds of Brazil
Magnificent Frigate bird
Maguori Stork
Masked Knatcatcher
Pied Water Tyrant
Red-billed Toucan
Roseate Spoonbill
Rufescent Tiger-heron
Rufous-tailed Jakamar
Scarlet Ibis
Sharp-tailed Ibis
Tropical Knatcatcher
Turkey Vulture
Two-banded Puffbird
Vermillion Flycatcher
Whistling Heron
White Ibis
White-headed Whistling Duck
Yellow Oriole
Yellow-chinned Spinetail
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Yellow-headed Caracara
Yellow-headed Parrot

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