A unique destination in the cerrado, Emas National Park is one of the last remaining areas of its kind.
The “Campos Limpos” (Grass fields) that predominate here shelter some of the most characteristic birds of this biome.
Here you can find the Greater Rhea, Red-winged Tinamou, Lesser Nothura, Bare-faced Curassow, Red-legged Seriema, Ocellated Crake, Yellow-faced Parrot, Horned Sungem, White-eared Puffbird, White-wedged Piculet, Large-billed Antwren, Collared Crescentchest, Russet-mantled Foliage-gleaner, Campo Miner, Cock-tailed Tyrant, Bearded Tachuri, Chapada Flycatcher, Helmeted Manakin, Black-masked Finch, Curl-crested Jay, White-rumped Tanager, Chestnut and Marsh Seedeater, White-striped Warbler and the nearly mythical Cone-billed Tanager which, for many years, was thought to be extinct.
Add in the chance of seeing rare animals like the Maned Wolf and the fascinating Giant Anteater and Emas National Park is certainly the place for those who want to explore the Cerrados rarities.
Night excursions often prove to be very productive with great chances of seeing White-winged and Spot-tailed Nightjar, Striped and Short-eared Owl.