BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – DOUBLE TAKES: WHIMSICAL PHOTOS

Double Crown

“A Mouth Full?” Great Blue Heron chicks at nest

A Mouth Full?

 

“American Gothic” Wood Stork pair at nest

American Gothic

 

“Rosacea” Cattle Egret with Roseate Spoonbill wings

Rosacea

 

“Double Crown” Tricolored Heron pair during breeding season

Double Crown

 

“A Pair of Eyes?” Black Vulture

A Pair of Eyes

 

“Fish Eyes” Great Egret with prey and all have yellow eyes

Fish Eyes

 

“Shhh! Silence, no mocking!” Tropical Mockingbird

Shhhh! Silence, no mocking!

 

“Cross Bills” Great Egret chicks vying for food from nearby parent

Cross Bills

 

“Two Filters” American Flamingos filter feeding

Two Filters

 

“White Tongue?” Great Egret with wing feather

White Tongue_

 

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REFERENCES

Sal a Pajarear Yucatan, Birds & Reserves of the Yucatan Peninsula, A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America

 

Cherie Pittillo, “nature inspired,” photographer and author, explores nature everywhere she goes. She’s identified 56 bird species in her Merida, Yucatan backyard view. Her monthly column features anecdotes about birding in Merida, Yucatan and also wildlife beyond the Yucatan.

Contact: all4birdies@gmail.com  All rights reserved, ©Cherie Pittillo



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