The south-eastern part of Venezuela is well known in South America for its tremendous variety of avian species. It has several special ecosystems, and is the home of some of the most bizarre species in this country.The Tepuis (Tabletop mountains), the Gran Sabana, the Sierra de Lema and the Orinoco Amazonian rainforest house many endemic species and it is the Mecca of Birdwatchers from all parts of the world. Guided by an expert host, we will see fantastic birds in outstanding close ups singing, calling or displaying its unique behavior. The blacksmith sound of the White and Bearded Bellbirds, the chainsaw call of the Capuchin bird, the splendid colored cotingas, the fabulous Cock-of-the Rock, the dance of the Scarlet-Fronted Manakin, ten species of hummingbirds, trogons, toucans, finches, flycatchers, flowerpiercers, and many more. And to bring this piece to a fitting close we go to the Orinoco Delta in search of the most powerful eagle on the planet, the Harpy Eagle.
Forty five percent of Venezuelan territory lies southern the Orinoco, the Guiana Highlands, part of the Pre-Cambrian Shield which is one of the oldest rock formations in the Planet. This is a magnificent land of table mountains, sheer cliffs, and savannah uplands with immense river...