Tag Archives: habitat

Moving on!

Yep, it’s true. The migratory birds are on the move, leaving the tropics in droves now. Our prothonotary warblers left immediately, without giving me a chance to say goodbye, the chuckling call of the summer tanagers have faded away, but … Continue reading

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The Salt Life: A Mangrove Ecosystem

“Mangroves are among the most productive and biologically complex ecosystems on Earth.” –Smithsonian Ocean Portal You might recognize mangroves as those bushy trees that grow in the saltwater tidal zones of warmer climes, standing on root systems that form a … Continue reading

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Birds of Costa Rica: StaceBird Rambles

Now, I won’t tell you I’m an expert. But for someone who has enjoyed such a feathered life as mine, I’ve certainly got a handle on them and, if my binoculars haven’t yet, they’re getting ready to because girl is … Continue reading

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