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Costa Rica Birding South, Part 3

Our next destination was the Las Cruces Field Station/Wilson Botanical Garden. What a great place! The Botanical Garden was a delight. But what about the birds!?! A fruit feeder on the deck of the dining hall building attracted many birds. … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Birding South, Part 2

The next morning we were greeted by the curassows, who own the grounds. The black bird is the male. Continue reading

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Peru, PumaRinri Lodge 11/3-5/15

We drove to Tarapoto, and then about a half-hour further east, to the PumaRinri Lodge (#8 on map below), elevation 804′. The lodge sits on a steep hillside above the Huallaga River. Now we were in the real Amazon lowland rainforest … Continue reading

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Peru, the Catarata de Gocta (Gocta waterfall), 10/29-11/1/2015

We had just finished a 29-day raft trip on the Rio Marañon, followed by a day and a half of gear clean-up. Having anticipated that we would be ready for a change after the conclusion of our raft trip, we had … Continue reading

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