10th ANNIVERSARY MONTH: BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND-PART 2 OF 3

When I approached co-founders of The Yucatan Times to begin a weekly backyard birding column.

BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN, AND BEYOND – GREEN AND BLUE PIGMENTS OF YOUR IMAGINATION? PART 3 of 3

SLIDER and #1 SCARLET MACAW back feathers Surely those vivid red and yellow feathers of.

U.S. government declared 22 species officially extinct

Death’s come knocking one last time for the splendid ivory-billed woodpecker and 22 more birds,.

BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN, AND BEYOND – PIGMENTS OF YOUR IMAGINATION? BIRD PLUMAGE: PART 1 of 3

Wild Turkey Colorful feathers of birds are breath-taking. Even a drab feather is an amazing.

BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – WHAT’S THE EYE-DEAL? EYELIDS AND EYE-RINGS, PART 2 of 2

That something as insignificant as an eyelid had its place in the workings on the.

BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND-A RAINBOW CONNECTION: PURPLE GALLINULE

“Someday we’ll find it The Rainbow Connection The lovers, the dreamers and me”                              .

Kantemó: The cave of the hanging serpents

Explore the Kantemó caves where snakes wait to hunt one of the thousands of bats.

BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND: SILHOUETTES

“To be truly iconic, you need to be able to be recognized in a silhouette.”.

BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – HANKY PANKY IN THE GRASS: RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD

Red-winged Blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus, Tordo Sargento (Spanish), Chuleeb (Mayan) Red-winged Blackbird perches high with feathers.

BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – MET-FLICKS AND CHILL: FERRUGINOUS PYGMY-OWL PAIR PAIR

Glaucidium brasilianum, Tecolote Bajeño o Viejita (Spanish), To’aka xnuk (Mayan) This tribute to February, the.

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Worker dead after falling from a dome at the Xmatkuil fairgrounds

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Fumigation activities continue in Merida’s comisarías

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Motorcycle tourism accelerates economic outflow in Pueblos Mágicos across Mexico

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