Category: Photo of the Day

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The Andean Cock-of-the-rock are frugivorous bird predators

In a recent article on The Wilson Journal of Ornithology In-Press, authors  Laura Mahecha, Nickole Villabona, Laura Sierra, David Ocampo, and Oscar Laverde-R. described the Andean Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus) as a frugivorous bird predator. “Cotingas are considered essentially frugivorous, but a few records suggest they might include small vertebrates in their diet, mainly during the breeding season.” In March 2015, the authors recorded a young … Read More The Andean Cock-of-the-rock are frugivorous bird predators

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Photo of the Day: Juanchaco

Pictured: Children at play in Juanchaco, a small community in the Colombian Pacific Coast that faces Bahía Málaga. You can get there in just one hour boat ride from Buenaventura. Photo © Kike Calvo