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sort of a visual incantation. definitely not subtle brainwashing.
libutron:

Guianan Toucanet - female  (Araçari-negro, Tucaneta de la Guayana)
Although not as popular as other species of toucans and toucanets, Selenidera piperivora (Piciformes - Ramphastidae), the Guianan Toucanet, is a beautiful bird that inhabits lowlands of Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela.
This is one of rare toucanets showing dimorphism. The male has a black crown neck, throat and breast. Side of the neck shows a yellow patch. The lower back and wig coverts are olive green, lower belly very dark yellow and green. Inner tail is black with chestnut tips, outer tail olive-green. Female has a blakish crown but hind head is olive-green, breast is grey and belly green. Bill is black with some dark red at base.
References: [1] - [2]
Photo: ©Anselmo d’Affonseca
Locality: Near Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil

libutron:

Guianan Toucanet - female  (Araçari-negro, Tucaneta de la Guayana)

Although not as popular as other species of toucans and toucanets, Selenidera piperivora (Piciformes - Ramphastidae), the Guianan Toucanetis a beautiful bird that inhabits lowlands of Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela.

This is one of rare toucanets showing dimorphism. The male has a black crown neck, throat and breast. Side of the neck shows a yellow patch. The lower back and wig coverts are olive green, lower belly very dark yellow and green. Inner tail is black with chestnut tips, outer tail olive-green. Female has a blakish crown but hind head is olive-green, breast is grey and belly green. Bill is black with some dark red at base.

References: [1] - [2]

Photo: ©Anselmo d’Affonseca

Locality: Near Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil

(via dendroica)

nemfrog:

Merin leading camel caravan across the desolate dunes of Tsagan, Nor Valley, in search of water, Mongolia, 1925. James B. Shackleford.

nemfrog:

Merin leading camel caravan across the desolate dunes of Tsagan, Nor Valley, in search of water, Mongolia, 1925. James B. Shackleford.