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Birds in Río Lagartos Mexico

Last Updated on June 21, 2024 by Nancie

Black-necked Stilt in the Mangrove Roots at Río Lagartos
(Black-necked Stilt in the Mangrove Roots at Río Lagartos)

Birds in Río Lagartos Mexico: Last November we took a three-hour birding tour in Río Lagartos, on the northeast coast of Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. It was in a word, AWESOME. We saw an incredible number of new-to-us birds and loved every second of it. Here are photographs of just SOME of the birds we saw.

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Blue Jay Takes a Bath

Last Updated on June 15, 2024 by Nancie

Blue Jay Getting Out of Bath

Blue Jay Takes a Bath: A birdbath can draw all kinds of birds to your yard, even birds that don’t typically visit feeders. Some birds will just sit on the edge to sip and some will jump right in and take a splashy bath! This post is a quick, just for fun, photo post of a Blue Jay taking a bath in my back yard to add a smile to your day.

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Tufted Titmouse in Nest Box

Last Updated on June 15, 2024 by Nancie

Tufted Titmouse Parent on Nest Box
(Tufted Titmouse Parent on Nest Box)

Tufted Titmouse Nest Box: Like many backyard birdwatchers, we have a nest box intended for bluebirds but we really can’t know who will claim the box each year. Over several years, this particular box has hosted House Wrens, Eastern Bluebirds and this year, a Tufted Titmouse family. It was an eventful month. This is what happened.

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