Sunday 02 December-Monday 03 December 2007. Ecuador.
Sacha Lodge was an amazing place. Remote but luxurious. Thatched roof cabins and five-star cuisine. It was a never-to-be-forgotten experience to stay there and we were never bored. On Sunday-no day of rest for birders!-we headed out into the field (lake) again, heading for the boardwalk and another boat trip on the river.
The boardwalk didn’t disappoint, again, with excellent views of a Red Howler monkey working his way through the palm fronds.
Red Howler Monkey (photo by Mark)
A Ladder-tailed Nightjar on the edge of the boardwalk was a nice find, too.
Ladder-tailed Nightjar (photo by Mark)
Today’s target location was to be the islands in the Rio Napo. These tend to come and go a bit, silting up and wearing away, but they are home to some specialty species not found elsewhere. We were lucky to find some nice birds, such…
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