Note the fish in the mouth of the lead bird.  Note the fish in the mouth of the lead bird. : [Amazon150823]  Delfin II  Delfin II - Our cabin is on the middle of the three decks at the very front. : [Amazon150823]  Our cabin on the Delphin II  Our cabin on the Delphin II : Ship, [Amazon150823]  Great Egret : [Amazon150823] 
Turkey Vulture  Turkey Vulture : [Amazon150823]  Ringed Kingfisher  Ringed Kingfisher : [Amazon150823]  2-toed Sloth  2-toed Sloth : [Amazon150823]  Tarantula  Tarantula - These spiders can get as large a a dinner plate when the legs are fully extended.  They are actually becoming popular as pets! : [Amazon150823] 
Suspended Bridge  Suspended Bridge - On this particular day, we crossed seven of these bridges. : [Amazon150823]  Intrepid explorer  Intrepid explorer : [Amazon150823]  Capped Heron  Capped Heron : [Amazon150823]  Amazon Jungle  Amazon Jungle : [Amazon150823] 
Water Lillies  Water Lillies - On the way to the village. : [Amazon150823]  150826 103534  Watching school children take computer lessons. : Computer Class, [Amazon150823]  Piranha  Piranha - Fatal attacks by piranhas are rare. When President Theodore Roosevelt visited Brazil in 1913 he went on an expedition through the Amazon rainforest.  After blocking off part of the river and starving the piranhas for several days, the locals pushed a cow into the water, where it was skeletonized and quickly torn apart by a school of hungry piranhas.  Roosevelt would later present the piranhas as vicious creatures in his 1914 book about the Brazilian wilderness. : [Amazon150823]  Great Egret  Great Egret - Now, listen up you guys! : [Amazon150823] 
Blue Heron  Blue Heron : [Amazon150823]  Monkey  Monkey : [Amazon150823]  Jabiru  Jabiru : [Amazon150823]  Swimming with the Paranas  Swimming with the Paranas - The Parana won't attack a human unless there is considerable bleeding. : [Amazon150823] 
Egret : [Amazon150823]  150824 074524 : [Amazon150823]  Sink  Sink - Shower to the left and toilet to the right. : [Amazon150823]  Loung Area  Loung Area : [Amazon150823] 
Lounge Area  The lounge was open.  We had to leave our cameras there because if we took them to our room, they would fog up when they were then brought outside. : [Amazon150823]  Egrets in the very early morning.  Egrets in the very early morning. : [Amazon150823]  150824 062111 : [Amazon150823]  Delfin II  Delfin II : [Amazon150823] 
Great Egrets  Great Egrets : [Amazon150823]  150824 063708 : [Amazon150823]  Great Egret  Great Egret : [Amazon150823]  Great Egret  Great Egret : [Amazon150823] 
Catfish  Catfish : [Amazon150823]  Great Egret  Great Egret : [Amazon150823]  Black Vulture  Black Vulture : [Amazon150823]  Black Vulture  Black Vulture : [Amazon150823] 
150824 070410 : [Amazon150823]  Black Collared Hawk  Black Collared Hawk : [Amazon150823]  150824 090054  Our naturalist is telling us a bit about the area of the rain forest that we will be hiking today. : [Amazon150823]  Butterfly  Butterfly - Don't remember what kind. : [Amazon150823] 
2-toed Sloth  2-toed Sloth : [Amazon150823]  Poison Dart Frog  Poison Dart Frog : [Amazon150823]  Poison Dart Frog  Poison Dart Frog : [Amazon150823]  Boa Constrictor  Boa Constrictor - These snakes can strike when they perceive a threat.  The venum, however, is not fatal to a human. : [Amazon150823] 
Boa Constrictor  Boa Constrictor - They can get up to 13 feet long.  The females are generally larger than the males. : [Amazon150823]  150824 094922 : [Amazon150823]  Rainbow Boa Constrictor  Rainbow Boa Constrictor : [Amazon150823]  150824 100549 : [Amazon150823] 
150824 140712  Taken from our cabin window. : [Amazon150823]  Green Anaconda : [Amazon150823]  150824 143959  Retrieving a soccer ball : [Amazon150823]  150824 150510-Edit  map of the Upper Amazon : [Amazon150823] 
150824 150340  Native village : [Amazon150823]  150824 160759 : [Amazon150823]  Yellow-Headed Caracara  Yellow-Headed Caracara : [Amazon150823]  Scarlet Macaw  Scarlet Macaw : [Amazon150823] 
White-winged Swallow  White-winged Swallow : [Amazon150823]  150825 071123-Edit : [Amazon150823]  150825 074005  Two of our guides : [Amazon150823]  Cat-eye Snake  Cat-eye Snake : [Amazon150823] 
150825 080151 : [Amazon150823]  Bird of Paradise  Bird of Paradise - The name refers to the plant. : [Amazon150823]  Poison Dart Frog  Poison Dart Frog - Also called "Blue Jean Frog".  Can't kill a human. : [Amazon150823]  Rain Forest Trees  Rain Forest Trees - These trees provide the upper canope of the rain forest : [Amazon150823] 
Rubber Tree  Rubber Tree - The guide is making a slice in the tree to show us the sap.  Indeed, the sap was almost like rubber bands. : [Amazon150823]  Intrepid explorer  Intrepid explorer : [Amazon150823]  Poison Dart Frog  Poison Dart Frog : [Amazon150823]  Rice Farming  Rice Farming : [Amazon150823] 
150825 164458 : [Amazon150823]  Capped Heron  Capped Heron : [Amazon150823]  Exploring  Exploring : [Amazon150823]  Kayaking was available to those who wanted it.  Kayaking was available to those who wanted it. : Gail Robbin-Browne, Roy Robbin-Browne, [Amazon150823] 
A few did  A few did : Gail Robbin-Browne, Roy Robbin-Browne, [Amazon150823]  150825 165448-Edit : [Amazon150823]  Amazon Jungle  Amazon Jungle : [Amazon150823]  150825 170535 : [Amazon150823] 
Black-capped Donacobious  Black-capped Donacobious : [Amazon150823]  150825 165759 : [Amazon150823]  Continuing up the river  Continuing up the river : [Amazon150823]  Horned Screamer  Horned Screamer : [Amazon150823] 
150825 175907 : [Amazon150823]  150826 055838 : [Amazon150823]  150826 061412 : [Amazon150823]  Our guide uses a machetti to cut a path for us through the rain forest.  Our guide uses a machetti to cut a path for us through the rain forest. : [Amazon150823] 
Now he is even building a bridge and installing a handrail  Now he is even building a bridge and installing a handrail : [Amazon150823]  Demonstrating how to make a matress  Demonstrating how to make a matress : [Amazon150823]  Visit - Today we took a skiff from our boat and landed at one of the vilages along the Amazon.  Visit - Today we took a skiff from our boat and landed at one of the vilages along the Amazon. : [Amazon150823]  On the way to the village.  On the way to the village. : [Amazon150823] 
150826 083814-Edit  On the way to the village. : [Amazon150823]  150826 084624  One of the local craftsmen is building a canoe. : [Amazon150823]  Kitchen Stove  Kitchen Stove : [Amazon150823]  Scene in the village.  Note the electrical wiring.  The villages have electricity for about 8-hours per dau. : [Amazon150823] 
Local store  Local store : [Amazon150823]  This man is making one of a number of items that can be made by weaving plant leaves together. : [Amazon150823]  150826 091537  This young man is telling that all is OK. : [Amazon150823]  150826 094052 : [Amazon150823] 
Computer lessons.  Computer lessons. : Computer Class, [Amazon150823]  Village  Village : [Amazon150823]  Village  Village : [Amazon150823]  Tree Rat  Tree Rat : [Amazon150823] 
Exploring  Exploring : [Amazon150823]  Exploring  Don't know what the little blue bird is. : [Amazon150823]  Exploring  Exploring : [Amazon150823]  150826 175153 : [Amazon150823] 
Along the river  Along the river : [Amazon150823]  150826 180201 : [Amazon150823]  Tui Parakeet  Tui Parakeet : [Amazon150823]  Great Egret  Great Egret : [Amazon150823] 
Great Egret  Great Egret : [Amazon150823]  Collared Hawk : [Amazon150823]  150827 064622  This fellow was very good at spearing fish. : [Amazon150823]  3-toed Sloth  3-toed Sloth - A female sloth is sunning herself.  The male has a yellow diamond on his back.  The female does not. : [Amazon150823] 
Turkey Vulture  Turkey Vulture : [Amazon150823]  Wood Stork  Wood Stork : [Amazon150823]  Hawk  Hawk : [Amazon150823]  150827 072532 : [Amazon150823] 
150827 073433 : [Amazon150823]  Wood Storks  Wood Storks : [Amazon150823]  Lesser Kiskadee  Lesser Kiskadee : [Amazon150823]  150827 075023 : [Amazon150823] 
Dining on the river  Dining on the river : [Amazon150823]  Collard Hawk  Collard Hawk : [Amazon150823]  This bird just caught a fish.  This bird just caught a fish. : [Amazon150823]  Collard Plover  Collard Plover : [Amazon150823] 
Rainy Day  Rainy Day : [Amazon150823]  150827 085457 : [Amazon150823]  Monkeys  Monkeys : [Amazon150823]  Neotropic Cormorant  Neotropic Cormorant : [Amazon150823] 
Iguana  Iguana : [Amazon150823]  150827 172445 : [Amazon150823]  Kingfisher  Kingfisher : [Amazon150823]  Cayman  Cayman - Come closer, I am just a sweet teddy bear. : [Amazon150823] 
150828 083645 : [Amazon150823]  150828 084140 : [Amazon150823]  Hoatzin also known as the "Rock Star"  bird  Hoatzin also known as the "Rock Star"  bird : [Amazon150823]  Rock Star  Rock Star : [Amazon150823] 
Macaw  Macaw : [Amazon150823]  Blue and Yellow Macaw  Blue and Yellow Macaw : [Amazon150823]  Catfish Nest  Catfish Nest - When the Amazon rises, these holes are under water.  Catfish will dig these holes to lay their eggs. : [Amazon150823]  Blue and Yellow Macaw  Blue and Yellow Macaw : [Amazon150823] 
Intreped Explorers  Intreped Explorers : [Amazon150823]  150828 111115 : [Amazon150823]  Cormorants  Cormorants : [Amazon150823]  Kingfisher  Kingfisher : [Amazon150823] 
150828 155455 : [Amazon150823]  Iguana  Iguana : [Amazon150823]  Blue and Yellow Macaw  Blue and Yellow Macaw : [Amazon150823]  Can you see both of the Iguanas in this picture?  Can you see both of the Iguanas in this picture? : [Amazon150823] 
150828 163722 : [Amazon150823]  Monkey  Monkey : [Amazon150823]  Bats  Bats : [Amazon150823]  Horned Screamer  Horned Screamer : [Amazon150823] 
150829 064333-Edit-Edit : [Amazon150823]  Shopping  Shopping : [Amazon150823]  150828 175845 : [Amazon150823]  150829 064405 : [Amazon150823] 
150829 065018 : [Amazon150823]  Locals waiting for water ferry : [Amazon150823]  Water ferry.  Water ferry. : [Amazon150823]  Back from a hard day of exploring.  Back from a hard day of exploring. : [Amazon150823] 
150829 131027 : [Amazon150823]  Hawk  Hawk : [Amazon150823]  Hawk  Hawk : [Amazon150823]  Kingfisher  Kingfisher : [Amazon150823] 
150829 164355-Edit : [Amazon150823]  Rainbow : [Amazon150823]  Sunset  Sunset : [Amazon150823]  150830 061219 : [Amazon150823] 
150830 063306 : [Amazon150823]  Fresh Catfish  Fresh Catfish : [Amazon150823]  150830 064343 : [Amazon150823]  Cormorants  Cormorants : [Amazon150823] 
150830 105654 : [Amazon150823]  Parrots  Parrots : [Amazon150823]  Police Escort  Police Escort - Belive it or not, once we left the boat and departed for the airport (about 50 miles away) we had a police escort. : [Amazon150823]