Journal #1: Our Journey Begins

Rio Japurá, Brazil

Check in on the ornithology team at the riverside town of Tefé as they prepare for their month-long riverboat trip into the Amazonian wilderness. This is the first installment in a series of video journals by Dr. Jason Weckstein documenting the 2007 joint expedition between The Field Museum and Brazil’s Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi to survey birds along the Rio Japurá and its tributaries.