The shorebirds at Lago de Cuitzeo in Michoacan, Mexico

White-faced Ibis fishing at Lago de Cuitzeo, in the Michoacán State, Mexico

When Bob and I set out from Zitacuaro for San Blas on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, our spirits were high.  Being a birding hotspot, our destination had us filled with anticipation.  What we did not expect to find was the lush aquatic environment and the prolific population of shorebirds at Lago de Cuitzeo, which is found along Toll Highway 15D still in the State of Michoacan. Read more