• Return of the Aramides

    1 month ago - By 10,000 Birds

    These rails were featured in a 10,000 Birds post a few weeks ago. The Slaty-breasted Wood-Rail , Aramides saracura , was seen as the light was fading over the Botanical Gardens in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
    On that occasion, I was only able to photograph one of them. But this time, I was able to enjoy an intimate moment between the pair and would like to share it with you.
    They were preening and feeding in a stream that flowed into the gardens from a spring in the surrounding forest. It was in heavy shadow, so it hardly seemed worth taking any shots. The chance to catch them both in the same frame...
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