Just returned on Monday from a 10 day birding trip to Chiapas. Birds and culture and archaeological sites. Great trip organized by Chiapas Birding Adventures. I love to take pictures of the domestic animals, and they are everywhere! Most are not constrained. Even in our hotel close to downtown San Cristobal de las Casas we were woken up every morning early by a crowing rooster and a gobbling turkey who lived in the yard next door.
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Casa Magnolia, Wimberley, Texas
We have excitement at our house, both joyous and sad. One or our agaves flanking our entrance is blooming. The stalk is now 25 to 30 feet high. Now that it is in bloom, the hummingbirds are all over it. The sadness is the plant will die because it’s putting all of its stored energy into this stalk. And we will have a big hole by our entrance gate. Casa Magnolia, Wimberley, Texas
Goose Island State Park, Rockport, Texas. Sony A77, Tamron 200-500mm lens, handheld at 400mm (600mm 35mm equivalent). This lens is heavy, but I love it!
Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, Texas
For those of you who couldn’t really see the Pauraque in my previous picture, here is an excellent view of one taken at the Sabal Palm Audubon Sanctuary, Cameron, Texas