Heliconius sp

Heliconius sp

This was my farwell to Chalalan, and even though it was raining some butterflies were out feeding on urine or naturally occuring salts. Please help me identify…


Echinodorus

Echinodorus sp

There is a group of this plant alongside the pier, and of course plenty more around the Chalalan lake. Help me identify it by leaving a comment.…


Echinodorus

Echinodorus sp

There is a group of this plant alongside the pier, and of course plenty more around the Chalalan lake. Help me identify it by leaving a comment.…


Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin)

Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin)

It was perched in such a nice position and light, as if it wanted me to take a picture. Usually they prefer some distance, and if the comfort zone is about to…


Black Caiman (Melanosuchus niger)

Black Caiman (Melanosuchus niger)

This lake is quite far from the Tuichi River and has no stream in or out, but the Caiman has found its way to this small and tranquil lake. The sun has set and…


Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin)

Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin)

The sun has set and the Hoatzin is prepping for the nocturnal activities. The moon is bright, and that sometimes brings out sounds never heard during the day.…


Red-necked Woodpecker (Campephilus rubricollis)

Red-necked Woodpecker (Campephilus rubricollis)

There are many species of woodpecker in Madidi and on the grounds of Chalalan, but this one is by far one of the largest and most powerful. To make it's…


Great Orange tip (Anteos menippe)

Great Orange tip (Anteos menippe)

Sometimes you can see quite large gatherings of this species on the riverbanks, and urine is particularly irresistible.


Rainbow katydid (Tettigoniidae)

Rainbow katydid (Tettigoniidae)

Spotted on the grounds of the now out of business Santa Rosa – Chalalan’s neighbor. Please help med identify it - leave a comment :-)…


Genoveva Buckeye (Junonia genoveva)

Genoveva Buckeye (Junonia genoveva)

Spotted on the grounds of the now out of business Santa Rosa - Chalalan's neighbor. -14.459677,-67.881708