Lilac-breasted Roller is an African All-Star. We begin this month's gallery with a stunning collection of images from our Kenya Safari Spectacular tour guided by Terry Stevenson. Photo by participant Randy Siebert.
The unmistakable Secretary-bird patrols the savanna for insects, small mammals, lizards, and snakes. Photo by participant Randy Siebert.
These Cheetahs found some shade and looked like they weren't going anywhere for a while. Photo by participant Glenda Brown.
The striking Red-and-yellow Barbet is one of more than 20 barbet species possible on our Kenya itinerary. Photo by participant Randy Siebert.
The massive Kori Bustard is the largest member of its family. Photo by participant Randy Siebert.
Participant Randy Siebert shared this image of a handsome Gray-headed Kingfisher.
There's nothing inconspicuous about a Common Giraffe. Photo by participant Randy Siebert.
This vivid beauty is a Violet-backed Starling. Photo by participant Randy Siebert.
The Three-banded Plover has a mesmerizing button-eye. Photo by participant Randy Siebert.
Did you spot the camouflaged chicks? Here is a Black-faced Sandgrouse with her brood, by participant Randy Siebert.
Crossing the Atlantic to South America, here's a set of images from our Bolivia's Avian Riches tour. Our route was temporarily interrupted by a Jabiru roadblock. Photo by guide Dan Lane.
This twisted tangle of brilliant colors is a pair of Blue-and-yellow Macaws investigating a cavity. Photo by guide Dan Lane.
We couldn't have asked for a better look at Sunbittern during our Beni extension. Photo by guide Dan Lane.
The comical Guira Cuckoo is the "voice" of the eastern Bolivian lowlands and the Pantanal. Photo by participant Brian Stech.
Guide Dan Lane sent in this dramatic landscape shot of Refugio Los Volcanes on the westernmost edge of Santa Cruz department.
Participant Brian Stech caught this Light-crowned Spinetail in the open.
A great view of this Cream-backed Woodpecker (a large relative of Crimson-crested) was a real thrill. Photo by participant Brian Stech.
Participant Dorothy Copp shared this high-elevation landscape shot from La Cumbre above La Paz.
Moving from Bolivia to Brazil, here is a set of images from the second departure of our Rio Negro Paradise: Manaus boat-based tour. A male Guianan Cock-of-the-rock practically glows. Photo by guide Bret Whitney.
Another glowing bird, Purple-breasted Cotinga...wow. Photo by guide Bret Whitney.
A Point-tailed Palmcreeper exhibiting classic behavior. Photo by guide Bret Whitney.
These are the only nocturnal monkeys, so Night Monkey seems apt. But these lovely creatures are also know as owl monkeys and douroucoulis. Photo by guide Bret Whitney.
Manaus participant Ken Havard contributed this image of a tiny Painted Tody-Flycatcher, no bigger than a leaf.
Guide Bret Whitney captured this sunset in remote Jau National Park in Brazil...watch for it on the back of our catalog too, just mailed!
This Rusty-fronted Tody-Flycatcher paused for a picture by participant Ken Havard.
A Collared Plover doesn't mind muddy feet. This species is uncommon along waterways in Amazonia. Photo by participant Ken Havard.
Also recently completed in Brazil: our Serra dos Tucanos tour. The namesake bristles of this Slaty Bristlefront, photographed by guide Marcelo Padua, may protect the bird's eyes as it forages in leaf litter.
Guide Marcelo Padua spotted this White-collared Foliage-gleaner acting the part.
Magpie Tanager is not uncommon in the Atlantic Forest of eastern Brazil. Photo by guide Marcelo Padua.
Cinnamon Tanager from eastern Brazil is a close relative of the widespread Black-faced Tanager. Photo by guide Marcelo Padua.
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