Belluda Caño and Yarapa River

Nov 14, 2019 - Delfin II


Today we continued to delve into the Pacaya-Samiria Reserve. What a privilege to wake up with the birds, monkeys, and dolphins! Our sightings list for the day grew by leaps and bounds: pygmy marmoset, spider monkey, wooly monkey. That doesn’t even include the bird species: sungrebe, white-throated toucan, cinnamon attila and many more.

One of the reasons you come is to have the full immersion experience and that is done in a simple way: stop the skiffs, be quiet and listen. Listening to the forest life wake up in the morning and then changing shifts to the nocturnal creatures is an experience that cannot accurately or justifiably be conveyed in writing; you need to come and listen for yourself.

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About the Author

Linda Burback

Naturalist/Certified Photo Instructor

Born in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Linda and her Air Force family moved extensively throughout the U.S. when she was a child. Linda continues to travel and explore a broader spectrum of the world as a naturalist with Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic. Linda earned her B.Sc. in horticulture from the University of Arizona in 1985 and worked with this degree in the commercial cactus industry for sixteen years.

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