Description This large and unwieldy bird is one of the most primitive bird species on the planet, with claws on its wing joints. It's nickname is 'stinky bird' because the meat is no good for eating. It was photographed here in the Cuyabeno Reserve in the Amazon rainforest, Ecuador.
Betty Sederquist, Lotus Member Since November 2010 Artist Statement Currently a resident of Northern California, Betty has also lived in Alaska and visits there often as a photo tour leader. She has also led tours to Ecuador, including the Galapagos. Most recently she led a tour to Tanzania in East Africa. She has been publishing her work for decades in books and magazines and for about 20 years worked as a part-time photography professor at Folsom Lake College near Sacramento.