Category Archives: Members’ Stories

A Tale of Sheer Pleasure about the Mexican Sheartail (Hummingbird)

A female Mexican Sheartail prepares her nest. Text by Cherie Pittillo; all photos by Maria Tere Silveira Mexican Sheartail, Doricha eliza,  Colibri cola hendida (Spanish), Dzunum (Mayan) Luckily for all of us, Maria Tere Silveira and her family vacationed at … Continue reading

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BLUE-CROWNED MOTMOT BY RENE DENIS

Editor’s Note:  The Blue-crowned Motmot is almost always difficult to photograph. Club member, René Denis shares an incredible experience with wonderful photographs, one of which shows the blue crown!  Excellent!  When these moments happen, they are gifts because we are … Continue reading

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MEMBER POST–SISAL FESTIVAL DE AVES

Text and Photos René Denis I was there Friday morning, 22 March and I was the only one to watch for birds. So I walked around the lagoon before entering Sisal, and I found the chance to make the photo … Continue reading

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A Bird By a Different Color

is STILL the same species – sometimes. And this was the case with Cherie and I on January the 6th of this year. We decided to check out the beaches and harbours between Progreso and Chuburna that morning and stopped … Continue reading

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Member Post–René Denis Photos

Lesser Nighthawk Visits René Denis’ Home Text by Cherie Pittillo On our July trip to Xcambo, we stopped at Technotel before we returned to Progreso. René spotted a Lesser Nighthawk on a fencepost during the midday heat.  At right is … Continue reading

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Member Post – Gonzalo Domingues Archundia

TO PHOTOGRAPH TURQUOISE-BROWED MOTMOTS OR NOTNOT …by Member Gonzalo Dominguez Archundia As you know, I’m always glad to be outdoors. This morning I went alone to Dzibilchaltun, a place that is always wonderful!! But today something happened, something awesome! For … Continue reading

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