The path we were on was leading us to a pond where we would likely see some good wading birds—essentially anything in the heron family. It’s November and we were at the Key West… Continue reading
We were late. This rare and endangered little hummer only hangs out in the area between December and March and we were there in early April and no one seems to know where it goes for the rest of the year.
There are the lovely, easy days where you get to stroll on a fairly flat trail by a river and come upon a bird you’ve never seen before.
It was still dark as we loaded our gear into the van. Guayaquil, Ecuador is steamy even at 5:30 in the morning and I was already sweating. I lifted myself into the van… Continue reading
He told me to go back. Twice. “You can’t do this,” the naturalist had told me on his second attempt to dissuade me. “You have to keep up with the group.” “No, I’m not going… Continue reading
I arrived at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island at night so it was dark and I had no idea what I was going to wake up to. This, guys. This is… Continue reading
I totally needed something that was going to put me in a better mood, because I had just found out that the Ding Darling NWR was closed. And this was the only day… Continue reading