There is lots of nature to see in Brazil, between the Amazon basin, the Pantanal, and the Mata Atlântica (Atlantic Forest) there is an incredible variety of fauna and flora. I was especially captivated by the bird life and the wildflowers.

Pictures of birds in Brazil and other nature pages are separate:

Birds in Braizl
Brazil Bird Page
Nature Pages
Other Nature Pages

All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Landscapes

Sunset River Pantanal
Sunset on the river in the Pantanal. (748k)

Flora in Brazil

Tree Airplants Tillandsia
Tree with Airplants (Tillandsia sp., german: Tillandsien). (1086k)
Also Grow Power
They also grow on power lines. (445k)
Closeup Airplants Tillandsia
Closeup of the Airplants (Tillandsia sp., german: Tillandsien). (688k)
Spanish Moss Tillandsia
Spanish Moss (Tillandsia usneoides, german: Spanisches Moos, french: Mousse espagnole). (1466k)
Fungus
Fungus. (622k)
Always Alive Plant
Always Alive plant (Paepalanthus chiquitensis). (1379k)
Always Alive Flower
Always Alive flower (Paepalanthus chiquitensis). (611k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (843k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (964k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (808k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (562k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (591k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (602k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (594k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (807k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (695k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (553k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (622k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (497k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (520k)
Wildflower
Wildflower. (557k)
Epidendrum Orchid Epidendrum
Epidendrum Orchid (Epidendrum radicans). (526k)
Epidendrum Orchid Epidendrum
Epidendrum Orchid (Epidendrum secundum). (477k)
Santa Lucia Ageratum
Santa Lucia (Ageratum conyzoides). (1301k)
Santa Lucia Flowersageratum
Santa Lucia flowers(Ageratum conyzoides). (1274k)
Mini Bamboo
Mini bamboo. (1294k)
Rain Forest Flower
Rain forest flower. (212k)
Heliconia Flower Heliconia
Heliconia flower (Heliconia sp., german: Helikonien). (194k)
Water Lily
Water lily. (751k)
Flowering Bush Morro
Flowering bush on Morro do Pai Inácio. (1244k)
Prickly-pear Cactus Farm
Prickly-pear Cactus farm (Opuntia sp., german: Opuntien). They are grown as food. (973k)
Flowering Prickly-pear Cactus
Flowering Prickly-pear Cactus (Opuntia sp., german: Opuntien). (865k)
Opuntias Hanging Vertical
Opuntias hanging down a vertical cliff. (1067k)
Flowering Cactus Morro
Flowering cactus on Morro do Pai Inácio. (791k)
Cactus
Cactus. (1034k)
Tree
Tree. (1282k)
Tree
Tree. (1200k)
Tree
Tree. (1094k)
Tree
Tree. (1157k)
Tree
Tree. (1490k)
Tree
Tree. (885k)
Tree
Tree. (742k)
Flowering Tree
Flowering tree. (1293k)
Flowering Tree
Flowering tree. (934k)
Flowering Tree
Flowering tree. (1339k)
Tree
Tree. (1428k)
Palm Tree
Palm tree. (1387k)
Bottle Tree Ceiba
Bottle Tree (Ceiba chodatii). (1.6M)
Caranday Wax Palm
Caranday Wax Palm (Copernicia alba, french: Caranday). (1139k)
Strange Tree Fruits
A strange tree with fruits growing out of the trunk. (436k)

Fauna in Brazil

Termite Nest Tree
Termite nest in a tree. (988k)
Termite Nest Tree
Termite nest in a tree. (1110k)
Wasp Nest Cactus
Wasp nest in a cactus. (869k)
Huge Yellow Bees
Huge yellow bees nest. (1166k)
Trapdoor Tarantula Burrow
Trapdoor to a tarantula burrow. (1096k)
Trapdoor Tarantula Burrow
Trapdoor to a tarantula burrow with a tiny cactus growing on it. (801k)
Open Tarantula Burrow
Open tarantula burrow. (1062k)
Lizard
Lizard. (1169k)
Lizard
Lizard. (1007k)
Lizard
Lizard. (1157k)
Catfish
Catfish. (817k)
Seven-banded Armadillo Dasypus
Seven-banded Armadillo (Dasypus septemcinctus, german: Siebenbinden-Gürteltier, french: Tatou à sept bandes). (1219k)
Capybara Hydrochoerus Hydrochaeris
Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, german: Capybara). (811k)
Capybara Babies
Capybara with babies. (943k)
Baby Capybaras Hydrochoerus
Baby Capybaras (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, german: Capybara). (719k)
Capybara Hydrochoerus Hydrochaeris
Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, german: Capybara). (798k)
Collared Peccary Pecari
Collared Peccary (Pecari tajacu, german: Halsbandpekari, french: Pécari à collier). (891k)
South American Coati
South American Coati (Nasua nasua, german: Südamerikanischer Nasenbär, french: Coati roux). (953k)
Black Howler Monkey
Black Howler Monkey (Alouatta caraya, german: Schwarzer Brüllaffe, french: Hurleur noir). (1154k)
Giant Otter Pteronura
Giant Otter (Pteronura brasiliensis, german: Riesenotter, french: Loutre géante). (833k)
Pampas Deer Ozotoceros
Pampas Deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus, german: Pampashirsch, french: Cerf des pampas). (1.5M)
Southern Tamandua Tamandua
Southern Tamandua (Tamandua tetradactyla, german: Südlicher Tamandua, french: Tamandou à quatre doigts), also called Lesser Anteater. (658k)
Giant Anteater Myrmecophaga
Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla, german: Großer Ameisenbär, french: Tamanoir). (1137k)
Giant Anteater Myrmecophaga
Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla, german: Großer Ameisenbär, french: Tamanoir). (1082k)
Yacare Caimans Caiman
Yacare Caimans (Caiman yacare, german: Brillenkaiman, french: Jacara). The species is endemic to Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay. (1347k)

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Page last updated on Sun Jul 21 19:32:39 2019 (Mountain Standard Time)


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