Afternoon in Cancun

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The most cost-efficient option for me to get from the US to Belize this past November was to fly to Cancun, Mexico and then take an overnight express bus to Belize City. Being a birder, I purposely scheduled my flight to arrive in Cancun early so that I could have the entire afternoon to roam around the city before the bus left at … Read More

Rio Grande Valley Raptors

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As fellow Nemesis Birder Alex Lamoreaux was out looking for one of his nemesis birds today, I was sitting in my office a few miles away, pining to also be on the Mission Nature Park levee, scanning the skies for the local group of Hook-billed Kites which have been rather faithfully putting on a show for any interested birders who … Read More

Zone-tailed Hawk – Photo Study

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While driving down from Mt. Lemmon last week, as we were entering the suburbs of Tucson, Arizona, a beautiful adult Zone-tailed Hawk was soaring right over the road! I couldn’t believe me eyes; this was the closest I had ever seen a Zone-tailed Hawk. Usually when I see them, they are no closer than a mile away, so to have … Read More

SE Arizona, Day 5 – Mt. Lemmon and Tucson

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This is the fifth in a series of posts about my recent trip to southeastern Arizona, the other posts can be seen at these links (day 1, day 2, day 3, day 4). On July 31st, we spent the night at the “Rooster Roost” cabin in Summerhaven. This put us already at the top of Mt. Lemmon the next morning, … Read More