Chris Merkord Posted April 21, 2015 Share Posted April 21, 2015 This was pretty cool: Camera traps catch rare Amazon bird following peccaries Jeremy Hance April 21, 2015 Mongabay Although a large, attractive bird found across Latin America, scientists know almost nothing about the rufous-vented ground cuckoo (Neomorphus geoffroyi). Renzo Piana, the director of science and research with the Amazon Conservation Association, described the bird as "rare," "cryptic," "mainly solitary," and "mostly silent"—much of which explains why so little is known about it. But camera traps are helping to reveal more about this, and thousands of other little known species. Read more: http://news.mongabay.com/2015/0421-hance-roufus-vented-ground-cuckoo.html#ixzz3Xz0yzshg Camera trap photo of rufous-vented ground cuckoo (circled) and a collared peccary. Photo courtesy of Renzo Piana. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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