• What Happened This Winter

    7 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Here it is, the end of April, and things are slowing down in the south. As I mention each year at this time, the beginning of the birding year, up north, is the end of Mexico's peak birding season. Only a month ago, a good morning spent gazing at my garden could yield 20 species; but now, suddenly, my goal is 10. (And in another month, when the rainy season makes my birdbath less attractive, that number will drop to around 5 species.)
    So how did the winter of 2020-2021 shape up down here? It was, obviously, a most unusual season. Not only did the pandemic eliminate the possibility of...
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