Scarlet Macaws

The Scarlet Macaws of Hato Pinero were one of the most beautiful sites on our bird trip to Venezuela.  Each morning, we heard the calls of 10-12 Macaws that live around the ranch headquarters. These guys spend a lot of time feeding on fruit and cackling. ...

Tanagers @ Casa Maria

Tanagers are one of my all time favorite bird families with over 240 known species. Here are several of the Tanagers we saw in the area surrounding Casa Maria Lodge.

Back from Venezuela

Tina and I are back from Venezuela. We have several thousand images to sort and we will post some as we cull the good ones out of the pile. The birds were numerous, fantastic and sometimes difficult to keep track of.  On Monday, Feb 7th, we saw 85 species of...

Do You Have Spring Travel Plans?

How about a week of some of the best birding in the country and walks on long Gulf Coast beaches?  Dauphin Island, Alabama is one of the top birding spots in the Southeast. An incredible 347 species have been reported on the island. Spring migration is the first...