Monday, November 10, 2008

Posted by Bejat

Photographic documentation of our previous month at the Tiputini Biodiversity Station (TBS):
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Sunset from Tower I

Shawn after final tree climb at TBS

Shawn working 40 meters high Parkea multijuga tree

Shawn ascending Parkea multijuga

Alfredo, Shawn, Kenny and Bejat

Vampyrodes caraccioli

Vampyrodes caraccioli

Vampyrodes caraccioli

Unidentified bat

Saccopterys bileneata with juvenile on Ficus tree

Fungus eating beetle

Dwarf Caiman, Paleosuchus palpebrosus, awaiting prey in small stream

Pristimantis paululus on Heliconia

Glasswing butterfly pollinating

Small bloom of Wandering jude

Cochranella midas in amplexus

Imantodes cenchoa



Saccopterys leptura with juvenile nursing in canopy

Sunset over the canopy

Black Caimen, Melanosuchus niger, in Lagoon

Piping guan, Pipile cumanensis cumanensis, on forest floor

Spider monkey, Ateles belzebuth belzebuth, hanging from Cecropia

Cryptic moth

Three second spider, Phoneutria keyserlingi, eating prey

Juvenile Howler monkey, Alouatta seniculus seniculus, watching me

Bigonaceae blooming along Lagoon

Curious Hoatzin, Opisthocomus hoazin, on Lagoon

Tree buttress

Ants tending aphids

Photo taken in order to complete painting

Ant

Oreobates quixensis hiding in fungus

Pristimantis aureolineatus on Aechmea zebrina bloom

Hoatzins, Opisthocomus hoazin, along Lagoon

Endemic tiny Golden-mantled tamarin, Saguinus tripartitus, marking a young tree

Irridescent Horned beetle

Hyla bifurca

Hyla lanciformus in Mauratia swamp

Tarantula protecting protecting lair

Fading light of day from Tower II at TBS

Sunset from Tower II at TBS

Tiny Orchidacea bloom

Leptodactylus ventral photograph for specimen identification

Palm towering over the canopy in the last moments of light

Passifloriaceae (Passion flower)

Passifloriaceae (Passion flower)

Passifloriaceae (Passion flower)

Passifloriaceae (Passion flower)

Katydid resting in Heliconia swamp

Fungus emerging from cricket

Glasswing butterfly resting at night

Long-billed Woodcreeper, Nasica longirostris

Long-billed Woodcreeper, Nasica longirostris

Single bloom

Hoatzins, Opisthocomus hoazin, along Lagoon

Great Potoo, Nyctibius grandis, resting on Spiney palm during day on Lagoon

Great Potoo, Nyctibius grandis, resting on Spiney palm during day on Lagoon

Vibrant beetle on Agaric fungus

Salvins curasow aware of my presence

Passifloraceae (Passion flower)

Capuchin monkey, Cebus albifins aequatorialis, in sub-canopy

Capuchin monkey, Cebus albifins aequatorialis, alarm calling in sub-canopy

Mantid on tree bloom

Costaceae blooms

Interior of Costaceae bloom

The king of Katidids

Female Wolley monkey, Lagothrix lagotricha poeppigii, with infant

Scorpion under ultra-violet light

Membracid

Antherium overlooking canopy

Rio Tiputini

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Great Photos. Keep up the good work.