It’s catch-up time!! Oh boy, are we confused! Four months ago we visited the beautiful and ancient town of Vence in the Alpes-Maritimes department in France. You may remember a couple of posts to that effect – and now we’re in Costa Rica watching blue-grey Tanagers (Thraupis episcopus) nearly drown in a wet season deluge. But […]Read more "Vignette de Jour Nº7 Vence Revisited"
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 !"