Parque das Aves, Foz do Iguacu

After visiting the waterfalls which were a 30 minute bus ride away from the bus station inside the city of Foz do Iguacu there is the possibility to also see some birds. Right across the street from where the buses leave from the tourist center is Parque das Aves, a bird park of 17 hectares containing over 250 different bird species.

At around €7 for the entry we thought that this was a good thing to do after viewing the astonishing waterfalls.

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This is where I should put the names of the different birds, but that would require me to know them, which I dont. On another note: Linn was a bit ambivalent about being so close to all these flying pest-carrying creatures. I told her that it would be no problem, it wasnt, until one bird found it a lot of fun to briefly land in her hair before continuing its flight.

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This was my favorite, a Toucan. It not only is a beautiful bird, it also has a very nice temper, at least the ones we saw in the park.

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Some sort of yellow parrots, apparently very curious as the sign warns you of putting fingers through the web of the cage.

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More colorful parrots, apparently the colors confuse animals who hunt them. I learned this after googling the fact after our visit, I could not understand the sense in being as colorful and living where many animals would like to have you for dinner.

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