Wild Endangered Beauties

The birds in this essay are all wild and free-ranging. We had the support of Sao Paulo’s Municipality to photograph them individually at the time of release at the end of the monitoring process carried out by biologists from the City’s Wild Fauna Division.

Unlike the captive birds photographed during a few trials in the studio, for the wild birds, we took all the equipment on location and had just one chance to capture incamera the release flight. It was a long and challenging process, with lots of learning and luck. But at the end of a year, we were rewarded with unique images.

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