Slaty-tailed Trogon

Birding the Lacandona – Palenque, Yaxchilan, Bonampak and more!


21 October – 28 October 2013 We spent a great weekend with a large group of friends who were in San Cristobal for the XII Congreso para el Estudio y Conservacion de las Aves en Mexico (CECAM). Participants at the CECAM conference shared current research and discussed avian conservation in Mexico. Unfortunately our Spanish classes prevented our [...]

Semaphore Hill Rd and Ammo Dump Ponds


20 June 2012 – Semaphore Hill Rd, Ammo Dump Ponds Our first morning at the Tower was as authentic as they come with Howler Monkeys’ deafening roar for an alarm clock. Watching the sun rise from the observation deck is a wonderful way to start the day, and is something I would do every day if I could! Exciting new birds of the morning included [...]