Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge is a wonderful birding spot. Visiting the refuge for the first time was a great experience. The water in the pools was low, probably due to a recent drought, so this mid-October day was a time of shorebirds. Most of the winter ducks and the geese had not yet arrived.
See a cool bird while visiting Mexico? Wondering what it is? Here are some pictures to help.
Several years ago, we visited Mexico in late November for the first time. I already posted about the birds we saw on that trip. The following summer, we went back to the Yucatan and saw a few more really cool birds. This group includes birds we saw in three places in the Yucatan: Merida, Playa Del Carmen (between Cancun and Tulum) and Tulum.
2023 Update: After visiting Merida again a few years later, I added a few more birds to the Merida section of this post.
Visiting Mexico, you can see wonderfully interesting birds. So how do you identify birds common to parts of the Yucatan, like Cancun, Tulum, Progresso or Merida? I’ve got some pictures to help. Read on!