• The Beach is Back

    13 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Disclaimer: Technically, Lake Cuitzeo is surrounded by mudflats, not beaches. But the return of my lake makes me a bit giddy, and I couldn't resist using this title. Also, if you are offended by the implied word I used, please blame Sir Elton John .
    I had heard recently that Lake Cuitzeo, the immense and waterfowl-rich lake north of Morelia, was making a rapid recovery as a result of our good summer rainy season. This was hard to believe, since the lake was 99% dry as recently as April, and was still only inches deep just four weeks ago. Still, the risk this wonderful habitat disappearing...
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