Another Mohawk! (Kinda hard to tell from the picture I took.)
The Snowy Egret is an elegant and entertaining wader. A couple days before, I’d fallen asleep watching a Great Blue Heron do nothing on the shore in this same location. 28 more words
Next to Gulls, I find Shore Birds the hardest to identify — gulls are, sort of, the hobos of the bird kingdom: they’re found nearly everywhere, they’re often fifthly, they’ll eat nearly everything, and they’re fairly nondiscriminatory (slutty) when it comes to mating, which produces a mishmash of hybrids. 68 more words
The Cabañas San Isidro are located in thick rainforest, at an elevation of 6800′. Birds abound. And not to be completely outdone by Refugio Paz de las Aves, they have a trained Antpitta of their own! 335 more words
After exploring RSPB Lodmoor, our birding road trip moved on to Chesil Beach, and what an amazing place it is!
To quote a brochure I picked up: ‘Chesil Beach is a natural wonder – a bank of 180 billion pebbles stretching for 18 miles along Dorset’s coast, linking Portland to the mainland. 143 more words