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Forum: Photos 11-22-2018, 10:50 AM
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To holmertz: How to calculate

Hello, Gert!

I've read that there are many different methods to calculate the geographical center, so it is not so exact. Actually, there is a dispute with another location nearby for that, but...
Forum: Photos 10-25-2018, 12:04 PM
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Views: 57
Posted By gervaso
To jimmyjimmy: About the shadow

Hello, Jimmy!

You are right about the shadow, but it was there, and as I was on a boat when I took this photo and had little time to do it, there was nothing I could do about it...
Forum: Photos 10-02-2018, 03:09 PM
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Views: 31
Posted By gervaso
To jmdias: Cracidae

Olá, Jorge!

Fiz uma pesquisa rápida aqui, e realmente é da mesma família (Cracidae) da jacutinga e também do jacupemba, o qual tirei foto aqui em BH esses dias e que logo devo publicar no TE.
Forum: Photos 10-01-2018, 12:17 PM
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Views: 44
Posted By gervaso
To ricardomattos: Príncipe

Olá, Ricardo!

O nome do pássaro é príncipe, como coloquei na versão em português do TE. Um pássaro que realmente chama a atenção pelas suas cores fortes, dava pra ver de longe quando passava um...
Forum: Photos 09-30-2018, 11:09 PM
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Views: 42
Posted By gervaso
To ikeharel: Focal length

Hello, Ike!

Yes, the focal length was 300mm (+60% because of my camera, so 480mm) and I also cropped a little part of the photo, but this was as close as I could get...
Forum: Photos 09-26-2018, 12:12 PM
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Views: 42
Posted By gervaso
To emka: Two-headed araçari

Hello, Malgo!

Another two-headed animal I've found after the vicuña in Chile? Hahaha! I hadn't seen it this way yet, but now that you said that...
Forum: Photos 09-23-2018, 10:43 PM
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Views: 53
Posted By gervaso
To PaulVDV: Camping

Hello, Paul!

That was no camping trip, I stayed in a very good hotel, and most of the birds I've shown so far were there. But I'll also show other birds during the tours I made through the region....
Forum: Photos 09-21-2018, 05:25 PM
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Views: 35
Posted By gervaso
To holmertz: Noisy birds

Hello, Gert!

With all the noise they make, it's actually not so difficult to find them anywhere! And there were lots of them in the hotel I stayed.
Forum: Photos 09-21-2018, 12:31 PM
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Views: 25
Posted By gervaso
To bona: Trilha

Olá, André!

Pelo terrorismo que fizeram antes de comerçarmos a trilha, eu esperava muito mais dificuldade, mas até que foi bem rápido. É bem puxado é pra quem não tá acostumado a subir escadas,...
Forum: Photos 09-18-2018, 01:18 AM
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Views: 50
Posted By gervaso
To mkamionka: Brazilian members

Thank you, Mariusz!

Well, there used to be a lot more members from Brazil some years ago, but most of them are gone now. Some of them sometimes come back for a while and post some photos, but not...
Forum: Photos 09-15-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 41
Posted By gervaso
To macjake: Name of the birds

Hello, Craig!

I really don't know how they name the birds, but the names in Portuguese are completely different from their translation to English. This one, in Portuguese, is called gavião-belo,...
Forum: Photos 09-14-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 31
Posted By gervaso
To lousat: Africa

Hello, Luciano!

I dream of visiting this part of Africa some day, and there, just like in the Pantanal, it must be great to see the sunrise and all the wildlife in the morning.
Forum: Photos 09-14-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 37
Posted By gervaso
To emka: Waing up early

Thank you, Malgo!

It is really much easier to wait until the sunset, but many times I prefer the sunrise during my trips, because there are not so many people and it's usually better to take...
Forum: Photos 09-14-2018, 12:31 PM
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Views: 37
Posted By gervaso
To holmertz: Exotic sounds

Hello, Gert!

In the next photo (of a bird again), I'll put a link to the predominant sound I heard every morning there...
Forum: Photos 09-11-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 49
Posted By gervaso
To jimmyjimmy: Mature bird

Hello, Jimmy!

Yes, this is a mature bird. The young hawks of this species have light and heavily stained black chest, among other little differences.
Forum: Photos 09-10-2018, 11:48 AM
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Views: 49
Posted By gervaso
To mkamionka: Birdwatching

Hello, Mariusz!

Here it is really a great place for bird watching (and photographing!), Brazil is the second country in the world with more species of birds, losing only for Colombia. I'm new on...
Forum: Photos 09-10-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 49
Posted By gervaso
To bona: Wikiaves

Olá, André!

Então você tem um cadastro no Wikiaves também? Eu também fiz o meu lá depois da minha viagem ao Pantanal, de onde voltei realmente interessado nessa atividade de observação (e...
Forum: Photos 09-03-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 45
Posted By gervaso
To ChrisJ: National Museum

Today is really a sad day for the Brazilian history and culture after the catastrophic fire yesterday. And this coup government, who had cut fundings for culture among many other important areas, now...
Forum: Photos 08-28-2018, 12:12 PM
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Views: 85
Posted By gervaso
To ChrisJ: Jabiru

Hello, Chris!

It's really curious to see this name in Australia, because the name comes from the Tupi-Guarani language. And they really look different, this Australian bird has a very thin neck....
Forum: Photos 08-24-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 97
Posted By gervaso
To emka: Transpantaneira

Hello, Malgo!

I only had a tour there, we drove 25km on the Transpantaneira Road. I stayed in a hotel out of this place, on the banks of the Cuiabá River, but far from the end of this road. And I...
Forum: Photos 08-21-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 40
Posted By gervaso
To maloutim: Acuario natural

Hola, Marie-Louise!

Sí es un acuario, pero natural y tiene conexión con un río, y está en medio de la jungla, la naturaleza es increíble allá!
Forum: Photos 08-20-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By gervaso
To holmertz: Temperature variation

Hello, Gert!

It is winter in Brazil, but Mato Grosso is a very warm state, having part of the Amazon. But, as it is very dry in the middle of the year, there is a great temperature variation...
Forum: Photos 08-08-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By gervaso
Hello again! I've just decided to post it as...

Hello again!

I've just decided to post it as a workshop, now you can see the macaws on the trunk!
Forum: Photos 08-08-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By gervaso
To macjake: Macaws

They were very far and the light was not so easy at this time, but in my next post I'll show a couple of them on a trunk.
Forum: Photos 08-05-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 53
Posted By gervaso
To holmertz: Shallow water

Hello, Gert!

Indeed it's a quite shallow water, perfect for families with children. The parents can have a beer while the kids are playing in the water!
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