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  1. Green Oropendola (male)

    Green Oropendola (male)

    Green Oropendola (Psarocolius viridis) Male, species slightly sexually dimorphic but you have to be very close. Males with thread-like plumes on its head. I will post a close-up (cropped) view later. Canopy tower platform in the Napo River floodplain. Tree canopy from a platform that was 36 m...
  2. Green Oropendola (displaying male)

    Green Oropendola (displaying male)

    Green Oropendola (Psarocolius viridis) Displaying male, species slightly sexually dimorphic but you have to be very close. Males with thread-like plumes on its head. I will post a close-up (cropped) view later. Canopy tower platform in the Napo River floodplain. Tree canopy from a platform...
  3. Bare-necked Fruitcrow (female)

    Bare-necked Fruitcrow (female)

    Bare-necked Fruitcrow (Gymnoderus foetidus) Female, species sexually dimorphic. Canopy tower platform in the Napo River floodplain. Tree canopy from a platform that was 36 m 118 ft) above the ground in a Kapok tree (Ceiba pentandra: Malvaceae). The top of the tree was actually another 12-15 m...
  4. Surgeon Ants

    Surgeon Ants

    Surgeon Ants (Pheidole sp.: Formicidae) Napo Wildlife Center, Yasuni National Park, Orellna Province, Ecuador. Ecuadorian amazonian rainforest (Rio Napo floodplain) at ca. 200 m (656 ft) elevation.
  5. Purple-throated Fruitcrow (male)

    Purple-throated Fruitcrow (male)

    Purple-throated Fruitcrow (Querula purpurata) Male, species sexually dimorphic. The platform was 36 m (118 ft) above the ground in a Kapok tree (Ceiba pentandra: Malvaceae). The top of the tree was actually another 5-10 m (16-33 ft) above the platform. Napo Wildlife Center, Yasuni National...
  6. Plain-brown Woodcreeper

    Plain-brown Woodcreeper

    Plain-brown Woodcreeper (Dendrocincla fuliginosa subsp. neglecta) Sexes similar. Napo Wildlife Center, Yasuni National Park, Orellna Province, Ecuador. Napo River floodplain, Ecuadorian amazonian rainforest at ca. 200 m (656 ft) elevation.
  7. Stingless Bees

    Stingless Bees

    Stingless Bees (Apidae) These social stingless bees had a hive at eye level adjacent to a canopy tower platform in the Napo River floodplain. The platform is 36 m (118 ft) above the ground in a Kapok tree (Ceiba pentandra: Malvaceae). The top of the tree is actually another 12-15 m (39-49 ft)...
  8. Wire-tailed Manakin (male)

    Wire-tailed Manakin (male)

    Wire-tailed Manakin (Pipra filicauda subsp. filicauda) Male, species sexually dimorphic. Napo Wildlife Center, Yasuni National Park, Orellna Province, Ecuador. Napo River floodplain, Ecuadorian amazonian rainforest at ca. 200 m (656 ft) elevation.
  9. Black-bellied Cuckoo

    Black-bellied Cuckoo

    Black-bellied Cuckoo (Piaya melanogaster ) Napo Wildlife Center, Yasuni National Park, Orellna Province, Ecuador. Ecuadorian amazonian rain forest at ca. 200 m (656 ft) elevation; floodplain of Ro Napo. I thank DavidT of BF for catching the misidentification. Thanks!
  10. Cattle Tyrant

    Cattle Tyrant

    Cattle Tyrant (Machetornis rixosa subsp. obscurodorsalis) Napo Wildlife Center, Yasuni National Park, Orellna Province, Ecuador. Ecuadorian amazonian rain forest at ca. 200 m (656 ft) elevation; floodplain of Ro Napo.
  11. Numata Longwing

    Numata Longwing

    Numata Longwing (Heliconius numata: Nymphalidae) A Melinaea butterfly mimic. Represented by some 28 subspecies. Wingspan 6.4-8.6 cm (2.5-3.4 in). Napo Wildlife Center, Napo Wildlife Center, Yasuni National Park, Orellna Province, Ecuador. Ecuadorian amazonian rain forest at ca. 200 m (656 ft)...
  12. Golden-mantled Tamarin

    Golden-mantled Tamarin

    Golden-mantled Tamarin (Saguinus tripartitus: Callitrichidae) Above Anangua Lake, Napo Wildlife Center, Yasuni National Park, Orellna Province, Ecuador. Ecuadorian amazonian rainforest (Rio Napo floodplain) at ca. 200 m (656 ft) elevation.
  13. Rufous-breasted Hermit

    Rufous-breasted Hermit

    Rufous-breasted Hermit (Glaucis hirsuta) Sexes similar. Above Anangua Lake, Napo Wildlife Center, Yasuni National Park, Orellna Province, Ecuador. Ecuadorian amazonian rainforest (Rio Napo floodplain) at ca. 200 m (656 ft) elevation.
  14. Smoky Jungle Frog

    Smoky Jungle Frog

    Smoky Jungle Frog (Leptodactylus pentadactylus: Leptodactylidae) In Ecuador and I assume elsewhere in South America these frogs are known as the South American Bullfrog. These are large frogs having a snout-vent length of 17.6 cm (6.9 in)-18.0 cm (7.1 in). Adults devour anything that they can...
  15. Ecuadorian Poison Dart Frog

    Ecuadorian Poison Dart Frog

    Ecuadorian Poison Dart Frog (Ameerega parvula: Dendrobatidae) Snout to vent length is ca. 2.5 cm (1 in). Near Napo Wildlife Center in Yasuni National Park, Orelina Province, Ecuador. Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest at ca. 200 m (656 ft) elevation.
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