Guyana | Naturalist Journeys | Guyana Unspoiled Wilderness

Join Naturalist Journeys on a spectacularly wild adventure tour to Guyana, South America’s hidden gem. This unspoiled wilderness, off the radar for many travelers, offers an incredible experience — birds and mammals abound! The substrate here is the ancient granitic Guianan Shield, which, along with the Brazilian Shield to the south of the Amazon River, forms the primeval geologic heart of the South American continent. Tropical rainforest has been growing here for millions of years, slowly adapting to changing soil conditions as nutrients leached from the soils. Today Guyana still holds unending forest, myriad rivers, and expansive savannah. This Guyana …

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Guyana | Wilderness Explorers | Birding Guyana

This birding tour is suitable for both experienced Neotropical birders and those wanting to visit one of the last true wildernesses in South America. For the more adventurous, there is an extension at the end of the tour to look for the spectacular Sun Parakeet and Red Siskin and the very poorly known Hoary-throated Spinetail and Rio Branco Antbird in a little explored area close to Brazil. Some of the special and range-restricted birds we will look for include Rufous Crab-hawk, Harpy Eagle, Grey-winged Trumpeter, Painted Parakeet, Rufous-winged Ground-cuckoo, White-winged Potoo, Blood-coloured Woodpecker, White-bellied Piculet, Guianan Puffbird, Guianan Toucanet, Guianan Streaked-antwren, …

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