Birds in Río Lagartos Mexico

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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Bombay Hook Fall Birding Trip

Birds: Fall American Avocets at Bombay Hook (Photo: Nancie Waterman)
Fall American Avocets at Bombay Hook

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.

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More Birds of Mexico

Turquoise-Browed Motmot seen in Tulum Mexico
(Turquoise-Browed Motmot)

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.

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