BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – BROKEN RAINBOW: PURPLE GALLINULE PART ONE

WIND WHISPERS, FAITH LEAPS, JOY UPLIFTS

Cherie Pittillo, “nature-inspired,” zoologist, photographer, and author explores nature everywhere she goes. She’s identified 56 bird species in her Merida, Yucatan backyard view. Her weekly column features anecdotes about birding in Merida and beyond. Contact her: all4birdies@gmail.com All photos and text ©Cherie Pittillo

BROKEN RAINBOW: PURPLE GALLINULE

Purple Gallinule, Porphyrula martinicus, Gallineta Morada (Spanish)

 

DAWN AWAKES

SHADOWS SLEEP

RAIN DRIPS

DAWN AWAKES, SHADOWS SLEEP, RAIN DRIPS
DAWN AWAKES, SHADOWS SLEEP, RAIN DRIPS

 

SUN RISES

RAINBOW BREAKS

COLOR CASCADES

SUN RISES, RAINBOW BREAKS, COLOR CASCADES
SUN RISES, RAINBOW BREAKS, COLOR CASCADES

WIND WHISPERS

FAITH LEAPS

JOY UPLIFTS

WIND WHISPERS, FAITH LEAPS, JOY UPLIFTS
WIND WHISPERS, FAITH LEAPS, JOY UPLIFTS

 

SUN GLOWS

SUN GLOWS
SUN GLOWS

 

LEAVES APPLAUD

LEAVES APPLAUD
LEAVES APPLAUD

 

STANDING OVATION

STANDING OVATION
STANDING OVATION

A STANDING OVATION FOR THE ARTIST! (The Yucatan Times)



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