Gary Sway is a Machusi Amerindian from the village of Surama. Having grown up in the rainforest he has a great understanding and affinity for his natural surroundings and the wildlife. He has been a guide at the Surama Eco-lodge for nearly 15 years and is well loved by those who have explored and seen the rainforest through his eyes. Gary is also an experienced birding guide and his patience and keen eye means great rewards for those birding with him. In his spare time Gary is a leading player in the village cultural group.