Last year at this time, I spent two months in Belize helping to count raptors at the Cattle Landing Hawk Watch site in Punta Gorda, … Read More
Belize Mammal Spotlight: Baird’s Tapir
Last fall, I had the opportunity to travel to Belize to participate in the Belize Raptor Research Institute Cattle Landing Hawk Watch. Through this experience, I … Read More
Coastal waterbird notes from southern Belize, Fall 2014
We are spoiled in the United States with many concentrated birding efforts taking place throughout fall and spring migration such as hawkwatches, seawatches, Big Sits, … Read More
Belize Birding: Ridiculous Yard Birds
I’ve been in Belize for nearly two weeks now and my Belize list is already at 171 species, with 78 lifers- inching me ever closer … Read More
Pygmy Kingfisher, King Vulture, and more Kites!
Today was another great day of birding in Cattle Landing, Belize. The morning started out great with four new species for me. Early in the … Read More
Mangrove Cuckoo Madness
The Cattle Landing count site run by Belize Raptor Research, where I am currently volunteering, is just north of Punta Gorda in the Toledo District … Read More
First day of hawk watching in Belize!
Woken up early thanks to some Howler Monkeys around 5 am, I hit the road early for birding. The road that my house is on … Read More
First day in Belize!
I am taking a hiatus from field work in Florida for about two months, and working in Punta Gorda, Belize as a volunteer for Belize … Read More