Introduction With nearly 800 recorded bird species, Honduras presents a wonderful destination for anyone looking to experience the neotropics. Toucans, hummingbirds, and oropendolas all call the country home, and a developing ecotourism infrastructure facilitates access to more of the country than ever before. I was fortunate to travel to Honduras earlier this year, and I’ve… Read more
With over 1,900 species of birds, Colombia hosts more avian diversity than any other country on Earth. It’s a birdwatcher’s paradise, and tinamous, hummingbirds, trogons, puffbirds, antpittas, and tanagers will mesmerize even the most seasoned eco-travelers. Though Colombia owes much of its diversity to the Amazonian Lowlands in the east, equally important are the Andes… Read more
Dorian “Birding for Birds” Anderson spills the beans on birding in Taiwan. On a casual, eight-day tour of several national parks and forests, Dorian was able to see about 160 species including many endemics, such as as the Mikado Pheasants, Taiwan Blue-Magpies, and Taiwan Scimitar-Babblers, and more.
Birding trip report for the Rio Grande valley in Texas, February 24 – March 3, 2012 (High Lonesome BirdTours)
In Birding the Dark Continent of Africa, A Continental Overview, I covered this fascinating continent with a broad brush stroke. If you select your travel destinations as a lister – where you will pick up certain species–the following list of Africa’s Top 10 Birds and Where To See Them will help plan your next excursion… Read more
Birding trip report for the Western Cape in South Africa, October 2012 (Birding Ecotours)