There is nothing quite like the thrill of birding a new place. During the first night anywhere, it's always difficult for me to sleep because of the excitement. We arrived in Antigua, Guatemala at night. As I walked the muddy steps to our cabin under the dripping tree canopy, I let my mind wander. Which bird would I see first?
So while my friend did yoga, I spied upon Squirrel Cuckoos and Bronzed Cowbirds!
|Bronzed Cowbird. Apparently there is another cowbird similar to this one known as the GIANT COWBIRD. Define Giant:)|
|Justin gets up close to the hummingbird feeders|
|View from the top of Finca Pilar|
For example, while my friend watches a street show, I'm spying upon a ........
....a White-eared Hummingbird! They were very common around town.
While we were there, we saw plenty of Inca Doves, White-eared Hummingbirds and of course, the very common Clay-colored Thrush.
|El Tenedor Del Cerro-the Fork of the Hill|
|The Scarlet Macaws of Casa Santo Domingo|
So off we go in our Tuc Tuc on another Birding is Fun adventure!
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