Category Archives: Birding News

The Importance of the Yucatan Peninsula for Birds, a talk by Barbara MacKinnon de Montes

On March 13, 2013,  our Yucatan Bird Club was honored to host our guest speaker, Barbara MacKinnon de Montes. Bev Scott, pictured below, introduced the speaker to more than 40 attendees. OVER ONE BILLION MIGRATING BIRDS stay or pass through … Continue reading

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Flamingo Festival in Celestún

Happy New Year, Everyone! Although I don’t have any bird trips to share with you at this moment, I want to make you aware of this second International Flamingo Festival in Celestun in February. Dr. Rodrigo Migoya von Bertrab, General … Continue reading

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Members of the Club de Observadores de Aves de Puebla (COAP) have recently published two separate books, “Las Aves del Municipio de Puebla” (in Spanish), and “The Birdwatching Hotspots of the State of Puebla, Mexico” (in English). Both books are … Continue reading

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Wildlife-Trafficking Bust Highlights Problems in Caged Bird Trade

This article was published this year by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. “Writing intern Abby McBride explores the caged bird industry with help from Cornell Lab scientist Eduardo Iñigo-Elias, who coordinates our Neotropical Bird Conservation Initiative. . . .” For the complete … Continue reading

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