• Peeps and Plovers on Cuitzeo Beaches

    4 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    In late July, I travelled a half hour north of Morelia to Lake Cuitzeo to see if our two inevitable first migratory species from up north, Baird's Sandpiper and Wilson's Phalarope, had begun arriving. At that point, neither species was yet present, and there wasn't much of a lake, either. A month later, I found large numbers of Phalaropes and a few Baird's Sandpipers , but no other migratory species had yet arrived. Lake levels were a bit higher after a second month of summer rains.
    That is probably where things would have stayed for me for several additional weeks, had it not been for the...
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