• Yacare Caiman (Caiman yacare)

    In Pantanal the Yacare Caiman is omni-present, this individual has just got on land to eat a huge Akari catfish, another of nature’s amazing dramas here at Cuiaba River at Pantanal, Brazil.

  • Jaguar (Panthera onca)

    The Pantanal, Brazil is an UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, and chances of seeing the elusive jaguar are bigger here than anywhere else in the world.

  • Scale-throated Hermit (Phaethornis eurynome)

    The tiny Scale-throated Hermit is here seen at Itatiala National Park, Brazil.

  • Jaguar (Panthera onca)

    This huge jaguar, weighing over 100 kg, was looking for breakfast when we spotted it walking along the Cuiaba River, Pantanal, Brazil.

  • Black-collared Hawk (Busarellus nigricollis)

    I often saw the Black-collared Hawk perched over the river looking for prey; in this case I was fortunate to capture it catching a fish. — at Pousada Rio Claro, Pantanal, Brazil.

  • South American Coati (Nasua nasua)

    I am always very excited when I come across a ‘new’ big mammal like this South American Coati, which is member of the raccoon family, and lives both on the ground and in trees, typically in forested areas like here at Pouso Alegre lodge, Pantanal, Brazil

  • Green Kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana)

    Beautiful male Green Kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana) sitting at the riverside at Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Amazonas, Brazil.

  • Chestnut-eared Araçari (Pteroglossus castanotis)

    I really like the colours of this Chestnut-eared Araçari seen at Pantanal Pouso Alegre Lodge, Brazil.

  • Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus)

    It is always very exciting when you see a predator with food. This Neotropic Cormorant suddenly appeared 40m in front of our boat with a catfish, and tried for some time to swallow it— at Pantanal Cuiaba River, Brazil.

  • White-throated Hummingbird (Leucochloris albicollis)

    White-throated Hummingbird taken without flash at Itatiala National Park, Brazil.