The shorebirds at Lago de Cuitzeo in Michoacan, Mexico



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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

Among the Winged Magic at El Rosario Monarch Butterfly Reserve in Mexico



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Among the Winged Magic at El Rosario Monarch Butterfly Reserve in Mexico

Monarch butterflies on the ground at El Rosario Biosphere Reserve, in Mexico

For a number of years now, Bob and I have intended to go to the Sierra Madre Mountains in Mexico to witness the spectacle of the Monarch Butterflies that winter there.  We realized our dream in January 2015 when we flew into Mexico City, and two days later found ourselves at El Rosario Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary in the State of Michoacán.  The sight literally brought me to tears. Read more