Monthly Archives: October 2017

Catching a Wave

This week’s photo, taken October 4, 2017 on Espanola Island in the Galapagos, Ecuador, features a WAVED ALBATROSS. Nearly the entire world population of this species breeds on this one island in the Galapagos. Naturally, if you travel all the … Continue reading

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Blue Eye Rings

This week’s photo, taken September 29, 2017 in Aguas Calientes, Peru, features a BLUE-NAPED CHLOROPHONIA. If you are bird-watching for the first time in a far away country, you are bound to see birds you’ve never seen before, and you … Continue reading

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National Bird of Peru

This week’s photo, taken September 29, 2017 near Machu Picchu in Aguas Calientes, Peru, features a female ANDEAN COCK-OF-THE-ROCK, the national bird of Peru. Considering there are over 1800 bird species in Peru, that’s quite a noteworthy distinction. My most … Continue reading

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