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It took me about 10 years here in Mexico before I got my first bird feeder, and that was just a few months ago. Finally I'm living in a place where it makes sense to put one up. My Condesa house here in Ciudad Guzmán. A new construction overlooking the volcanoes, and with a large weedy field right behind the patio wall, providing free access to all who can fly, and navigate in between the electrical wires that spread out 5-fold on top of the wall. To Protect Us From Harm.
Unfortunately the area as a whole is rather isolated from what you would call real natural habitats why the selection of species to be found around here is modest. Mostly the usual city species, like Vermilion Flycatcher, Cassin's Kingbird, Great Kiskadee, Curve-billed Thrasher, House Finch, Lesser Goldfinch and the notorious Canyon Towhee. Groove-billed Ani has also been stable throughout the summer, and still is. Flyby species of course add to the list, but that has also been a modest affair during the summer months. Now that the winter birds are showing up, it starts to look better with batches of Cattle Egrets flying to and from Laguna Zapotlán and likewise Yellow-headed Blackbirds plus their smaller cousins, the two cowbirds.
Different White-tailed Kites have been by as well, probably wondering where all the good habitats they used to frequent have gone. Industrial Berry Pro ... read more
|Did you know that...|
|In 2010 and 2011 the Harpy Eagle has been seen again after many years of absence in Chiapas in the Lacandon rain forest. One time close to Yaxchilan on the border to Guatemala.|