Blue Ground-dove

Honduras – Copan and Lancetilla

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20-22 March 2014 Copan Ruinas (the town) is located just across the Guatemalan border and is home to the Copan ruins, the southernmost major Mayan settlement.  We have seen a lot of ruins on this trip and I would have to say that Copan ranks among the best we have seen. The number of well-preserved and incredibly detailed stelae (large blocks of [...]



22-25 February 2014 The Peten region of Guatemala is full of great birding locations and opportunities, foremost Tikal but also Yaxhá, Laguna del Tigre / Ruinas El Perú, Cerro Cahuí, and other locations further afield for the more adventurous, such as El Mirador. We gave a lot of thought to birding the Peten more extensively but ultimately [...]

Filo del Tallo, Fundacion Tierra Nueva, Yaviza, El Salto

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16 July 2012  – Filo del Tallo, Fundacion Tierra Nueva, Yaviza, El Salto In the morning we hiked in Filo del Tallo from the Puerto Quimba Rd entrance. It was a bit slow but very pretty, and we found some good birds including Black Antshrike, Pale-bellied Hermit, Pied Puffbird, Black-headed Tody-flycatcher, Wedge-billed Woodcreeper, [...]