You know, one might say that a Roadside Hawk is nothing special, but ALL birds are special when you live with them. We have yet to identify a nesting site, but these guys are here all day, everyday and are a part of La Esperanza. Couldn't get a digi-scope shot in, but I like the [...]
Can't be much that's cuter than a hummingbird on it's nest... Saucerottei saucerottei: Steely-vented Hummingbird Awwwwwwwww.......... and Caterpillar Cool.......
Not only did Tom & Shannan luck out with weather and birds both, but they and José Fernando Castaño added four new species to the La Esperanza site list! - Montane Foliage-gleaner (Which I had suspected...) - Eastern Kingbird, a northern migrant. - Canada Warbler, another northern migrant. - Rusty Flower-piercer, an old favorites group [...]
> Tom and Shannan will be the first to use our lovely new dining room and terrace. (Looks like fresh grilled stuffed trout with fresh herb-cheese-tomatoe soup.) Hope they enjoy it! > Compost feeder is finally installed in front of the main client cabins. Now to work the playback and see if I can get [...]
Rains have slowed a few things down, like pond preparation wrap-up, but the price is right so the membrane should be installed soon and we can seed the aquatic plants, other flora and fauna. (Should be a good field trip in that!) Beautiful floors are going down in the new cabin and fixtures & appliances [...]