Orange-backed Troupial Icterus croconotus
Orange-Backed Troupial -- distributed from the Guianas through the Amazon Basin to south-east Peru and from there through Bolivia into south-west Brazil and northern Argentina. It is found on the forest edge and open woodland particularly along rivers and roads.
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The Amazon is the largest remaining tropical forest in the world, as big as Western Europe or the whole of the US, and plays a vital role keeping the world's climate stable.
Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna). This unmistakable bird can still be seen in small flocks along the Amazon and its tributaries. The flight call is a rasping screech that brings visions of Long John silver to mind.
The Hoatzin is a primitive pheasant sized, brown feathered bird which has lighter colored under feathers, blue faces, maroon colored eyes and spiky feathers crowning its head. It's head is quite small and its neck is quite large. The Hoatzin can be found mainly throughout the swamps of the Amazon rainforest and Orinoco Delta of South America and they are sometimes refered to as the 'stinkbird' as they have an odor like that of manure.
rhamphotheca: “ Amazonian Treasure Trove Yields 15 New Bird Species by Nadia Drake The Amazon rainforest, a well-known epicenter of biodiversity, has offered up another trove of riches. The treasure...