9 Incredibly Beautiful Birds of Brazil’s Forests
Brazil has one of the most plentiful bird diversities in the world. The Brazilian avifauna has a total of 1822 species, of which around 240 are endemic. It has thousands of different bird species, reptiles, mammals, and amphibians including endangered golden lion tamarins, jaguars, red-tailed parrots, wooly spider monkeys, and maned three-toed sloth.
When it comes to its flora, Brazilian Atlantic Forest has 20,000 species of plants. Around 450 tree species are found in just one hectare.
Brazil hosts remarkable areas, such as the Amazon Basin, the Pantanal, which is the largest wetland area in the world, the unique Atlantic Forest, as well as a multitude of habitats, such as salt lagoons, wet montane forests, and coastal scrub.
The Atlantic Forest area, which stretches for 1,500 square miles along the Brazilian coast, is full of impressively colorful and confiding endemic bird species.
The forests are highly vulnerable to agricultural expansion. Many species are extinct due to hunting and habitat loss.
The ease of access to Brazilian wildlife and biodiversity makes it a popular destination for bird photographers from all over the world.
Here are 10 photos of amazing bird species.