Fun Friday: Siesta Time!

While at the La Paz harbor, waiting for our skiffs to arrive, I ran upon this tired fisherman who was taking a siesta break at his boat … or was it one too many cervezas?

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Fun Friday: Another Lovable Sign

For this Friday’s “Fun Friday” post, I’m sharing a very unique sign that I photographed on a fence of a La Paz residence, near the La Paz harbor:   As we walked around the harbor area of La Paz, I noticed that quite a few residences had this sign in place. Why? I’m guessing that […]

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Baja, and the “Drunken Sailor Bird”

Today’s post, the last from the beach area of the La Paz harbor, highlights one of my all-time favorite herons, the Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens). If the title of this post sounds a little strange, be aware that this bird is sometimes called “the drunken sailor bird” due to it’s rather unusual feeding habits. When […]

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La Paz (Baja) Harbor Birds

Yesterday’s post featured Brown Pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis) that were residing in the La Paz harbor. Today’s post includes a few more birds that were seen here, including a Yellow-footed Gull (Larus livens), which also happened to be a “life” bird for me:   Another bird that was pretty common, was the Heermann’s Gull (Larus heermanni). […]

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Back to Baja!

With the American White Pelican posts completed (if you missed any of them, you can click on these 3 links to catch up on these beautiful visitors to our local lake:  “Fun Friday: Contortionist Bird“, “You Know the Migration is On Whenever …“, and “White Pelicans in Flight“), today’s post gets back to my recent […]

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Baja, No Problem!

Today’s post begins a series of blog posts from my recent trip to the Baja Peninsula. Just getting there seemed to be a major undertaking! By the way, this post is a little long, but lays the groundwork for all future posts, which will be much shorter, and with more images. To start with, we […]

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