Building birding trails in Colombia – before loggers can get there

As the first rays of sunlight penetrate the forests of Otún QuimbayaFauna and Flora Sanctuary, Catalina Casas, of Audubon Colombia, leads a group of a dozen guide trainees along a bird-noisy trail. “Is that a Pale-footed Swallow?” Casas asks, pointing to a bird on a sunlit branch. “Or is it a Southern Rough-winged Swallow?” The […]

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Costa Rica Photo Journal by Don Getty – Part 3 of 3

On Day 7 we were off to Arenal Observation Lodge, but stopped along the way at Las Iguanas restaurant for lunch and photographing Iguanas – both were quite good. The restaurant is along a river where the Iguanas congregate in the trees along the river banks and often come onto the restaurant property, just outside […]

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Costa Rica Photo Journal by Don Getty – Part 1 of 3

I recently was in Costa Rica for nine full days of photography, putting over 7,000 clicks on my cameras. In order to give you a taste of the trip I decided to give you a daily photo journal of my experience in 3 parts. Day 1 was just photographing around the bird feeders at Selva […]

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