Pantanal 2011

Pygmy Owl, Campo Oriole, Caracara, and vultures
The Brazilian pygmy owl, known as the Least pygmy owl. At a mere 5 to 6 inches tall, it is the smallest owl species. It lives in
the evergreen rainforest and the forest edge where it hunts lizards, insects, and smaller birds.
Orange-backed Troupial
Roseate Spoonbill
Crested Caracara
Immature Crested Caracara
Immature crested caracara with black  vulture.
Jackie caught this amazing sequence. Two caracaras grooming each other. Then a vulture joins in.
Lesser Yellow-Headed Vulture