Supay Caño & Puerto Miguel

Feb 03, 2018 - Delfin II

Today in our last day of our expedition we had a beautiful warm morning. After breakfast, we went to explore Supay Caño by skiff boats or by kayaking. Wildlife is usually very abundant in this location, we were very lucky for we saw many bird species like flycatchers, herons, tanagers, etc.  In the afternoon, the sun was shining again and we had a beautiful visit to Puerto Miguel. We paid a visit to the largest and most diverse handcrafts market in this side of the Ucayali River. Later in the afternoon, we had a final skiff ride in Yarapa Caño. In this location, we had a golden finale to our expedition for we had extraordinary sightings that included some monkeys. Woodpeckers, tanagers and birds of prey.  At sunset, reluctantly, we came back onboard with our minds and spirits fill with all the new adventures and feelings that the Upper Amazon has brought to our lives. A trip of a lifetime has come to an end.

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Carlos Romero

Expedition Leader

Carlos was born in Quito, Ecuador and grew up in Venezuela, where he lived for many years near the ocean and later the rainforest. He returned to Quito to study biology and specialized in the fauna of Ecuador. His main field of study was zoology with an emphasis on vertebrates. He has a doctorate in biology and a master’s in ecotourism and natural protected areas management. He designed a new curriculum for the largest university in Ecuador, the Central University— a masters in environmental management and administration of natural protected areas. Carlos has also taken part in various scientific projects and expeditions with the Biological Sciences Department of Quito’s Polytechnic University. He has published several scientific papers, including one about the bats of Galápagos and one about the vampire bat of mainland Ecuador.

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