The wind won’t stop blowing but I’ve got to do some Baja birding!

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Birding is pretty tough when the weather is windy and cloudy.  I decided to check out the LaGoons today, just had to get out of the casa.  Am I ever glad I did because I found one more bird that … Continue reading

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We did it! Baja’s “Big 6”.

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Baja has it’s own “Big 6″ when referring to birds.  Just a day ago, Debbie and I completed our mission to photograph all 6 birds endemic to Baja Sur. After stopping while driving up the San Antonio road, using my … Continue reading

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So good to have Debbie to bird with.

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She couldn’t make it to the lagoons last time, but she was there with me yesterday.  It’s a good thing she was because, like usual, she gets the best shots.  While I’m out scooting around here and there, blazing trails … Continue reading

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Baja birders at the lagoons again

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Drove south today.  South of Los Barriles to the lagoons near La Ribera.  Exiting the car, the first thing I notice is the warm, soft breeze blowin’ and a Reddish Egret staring at me with this look like “where ya … Continue reading

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This Baja birder is checking out the desert.

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Really warm and humid, the weather is.  I decided to take a short walk after dinner to see my friends-of-the-desert.  Canon 7D Mark 2 in hand, mounted on my mono-pod, I leave Casa Esplendida at 6:00PM.  I like to use … Continue reading

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New bird at the La Ribera Lagoons

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At the end of this post I will show you a photo of a bird I shot at the La Ribera Lagoons yesterday. I headed out towards the lagoons at 7:30 yesterday.  The weather was hazy, already 85 degrees and muggy. … Continue reading

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Baja birders in the land of The Oregon Coast

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We look forward to spending some time in Oregon and seeing our friends and family.  Here is our super-friend, Germie.  Debbie and Germ (nickname just between the two of them) go all the way back to their early school years. … Continue reading

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Baja birders say goodbye to Oaxaca

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Oaxaca Mexico is a land of high mountains, ocean front and valleys.  A wide range of habitats.  We found this river and decided to stop and take a look. I’m so glad we did because it was there that I … Continue reading

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Oaxaca 3-Birds We See, Flycatchers and more.

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Flycatchers are a group of birds that, usually, can be seen all day long.  Unlike many birds that feed on seeds and flower nectars, flycatchers are often most active after the day warms up a bit.  That’s when many insects … Continue reading

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Oaxaca 2. Our guide, Benito, knew these Baja birders were serious

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about seeing our goal of at least 50 new birds.  However, he was always keen to point out interesting sights.  We passed this World Heritage Petroglyph situated off one of the main roads in Oaxaca.  (Just above the “BirdsWeSee.com” copyright … Continue reading

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Baja birders in Oaxaca, 1.

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At the beginning of this year, a member of one of the birding forums I belong to encouraged  other members to make a list.  A list of 5 birds to become a goal for any one member to photograph in 2015. … Continue reading

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Just a quick reminder—

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Always keep your eyes and EARS ready for action!  After having the opportunity to discover and photograph the first-ever Yellow-throated Warbler reported in Baja Sur I am so looking forward to “what’s next”.  People are always asking me “how did … Continue reading

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Today, this Baja Birder saddles up Big Red

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and heads up the San Bartolo arroyo, solo.  My sweetheart, Debbie, has things to do here at the casa this morning so I go. Our place is near the beach and as I leave the driveway this Royal (maybe Caspian) Tern flies … Continue reading

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Baja Birders are on the move today.

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We have a few birds to show to you from our La Ribera lagoon trip and then my darling Debbie and I are moving on to dry land.  Here’s a Little Blue Heron.  This young heron looks like a Snowy Egret … Continue reading

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This Baja Birder is always bragging about

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the outstanding photographs my sweetheart Debbie takes.  Today, I’m going to show off some shots she took at the lagoon the other day.  Here’s a real beauty…A Red-tailed Hawk.                       … Continue reading

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New rare bird for Baja Birders in La Ribera.

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test edit Off to the LaGoons at La Ribera again.  Todays events actually began last night. My darling Debbie and I noticed the weather was supposed to be outstanding this day so we made plans.  We decided to get going … Continue reading

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Black-tailed Gnatcatcher for Baja birders.

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It’s a pretty neat thing to happen.  Didn’t have any adventures planned for today so I decided to go for a walk in the neighborhood.  I go over to an area just to the north, an open space left between … Continue reading

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Baja Birders find Agua Blanca white-hot for birding.

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But before I start with this adventure, I’d like to ask our readers about this cactus.  As you can see, this Beaver-tail like plant is red or pink.  Most all the other cacti in the same area were green so … Continue reading

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Baja Birder finds the Baird’s Junco.

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Our contractor and good friend Jose and I were talking together one day.  I mentioned to him how important it would be to me to hike way up the Sierra de LaGuna mountains to look for a particular bird.  “A … Continue reading

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