2021 Prices are an estimate, dates are not confirmed and may change.
Our short pre-tour extension covers both the Serra da Graciosa and Volta Velha, two important birding sites in south eastern Brazil easily reached from Curitiba. Our primary interest will be focused on a number of endemics species that are easier here than anywhere else, including Red-tailed Amazon, Marsh (Paraná) Antwren, Kaempfer’s Tody-Tyrant, Restinga Tyrannulet, Black-backed Tanager, Marsh Tapaculo, Purple-crowned Plovercrest and Hooded Berryeater.
Red-tailed Amazon, Marsh (Paraná) & Unicolored Antwrens, Kaempfer’s Tody-Tyrant, Restinga Tyrannulet, Black-backed Tanager, Marsh Tapaculo, Purple-crowned Plovercrest, Hooded Berryeater, Buff-bellied Puffbird, Speckle-breasted Antpitta, White-necked Hawk, White-spotted Woodpecker, Bare-throated Bellbird, Sharp-billed Treehunter, Olive Spinetail, Rufous-breasted Leaftosser, Scalloped Woodcreeper, Brown-breasted Bamboo Tyrant, Serra do Mar Tyrannulet, Diademed, Rufous-headed, Olive-green, Chestnut-backed, Rufous-headed Tanagers, Green-chinned Euphonia, Blackish-blue Seedeater, Yellow-legged Tinamou, Scaled Chacalaca, Plain Parakeet, Blue-bellied Parrot, Long-tufted Screech Owl, White-breasted Tapaculo, Squamate Antbird, Pale-browed Treehunter, Black-cheeked Gnateater, Russet-winged Spadebill, Freckle-breasted Thornbird, Lesser Grass Finch and Canebrake Groundcreeper.
lowland and montane Atlantic rainforest, coastal restinga,marshes
warm to hot and humid but much cooler in the higher lying areas
generally easy walking with some longer drives and hikes
What our clients say about tours to Brazil
Rob Williams was knowledgeable about all kinds of animals, and went out of his way to point out lizards he spotted that I would otherwise have missed. I greatly appreciate that. Some of the best moments on the trip for me included sightings of Jaguars, otters, Crab-eating Fox, agoutis, Guinea Pigs, Capybaras and Tegu Lizards.…
Rich Lindie was excellent and very helpful. His knowledge of the birds & wildlife of Brazil was phenomenal; in addition he told us much about other areas of the world. [W]e … had a great time.
Andy Foster was one of the best bird guides I’ve ever had. His knowledge of the birds is extensive, and his skills in finding them and getting his group onto them are excellent. Couple this with seemingly inexhaustible energy and unfailing good humour, and you have a close to ideal bird guide.
Rob Williams was helpful above and beyond the call by going out of his way to make it an enjoyable tour.
Rockjumper Birding Tours again handled everything with professionalism. Serra dos Tucanos Lodge and its setting were beautiful. Andy was an expert guide and helped everyone see the birds, and yet he had a great sense of humour so that every outing and checklist session was fun. I also enjoyed hearing him answer questions about other aspects of living in Brazil as we travelled to our hiking spots. Super tour! – PH
A fantastic inaugural tour of the Manaus area. As usual, rainforest birding presented its challenges, especially all those skulkers, the names of which invariably begin with ant-! However, our brilliant leader, Forrest Rowland, and his equally brilliant offsider and local guide, Brad, showed endless patience trying to get everyone to see as many species as…
A Fantastic experience!! Considerably better than I had expected. Guides were fantastic!! And the inclusion of local Brazilian guide – Leo – was a real plus. He worked great together with Forrest Rowland, and his knowledge of the country and the vegetation was a real plus. The mammals and other critters were a real plus…