All the following low light pictures were snapped during a fairly hefty shower, late in the afternoon. Which is my sly way of saying, well, the picture quality stinks, but I’ll post them anyway. Earlier this week we had a brief visit from a German friend, with whom I had gone to school at the […]Read more "To Have or Not To Have a Beak"
Just a little while ago we mentioned to our friends and neighbors two houses further down the hill that we hadn’t seen nor heard either Toucans or Oropendolas lately. Bird’s lives are often governed by seasonality, which makes them plentiful or scarce, depending on time or place, just like mangoes, and we thought our temporary lack of the […]Read more "Motecuhzoma xocoyotzin in my backyard … or Monty is back !"
I could say, it flew off again … but this time not until I had the pleasure of recording a few quick snaps. I was outside taking pictures of a large Montezuma oropendola, when a toucan settled just a few branches over in the same tree. Just like that! a different view of the beak […]Read more "Flying Free"