Birds near Villahermosa and Palenque Mexico
March 8-16, 2007


Bare-throated Tiger-Heron Aztec Parakeet
Fork-tailed Flycatcher


Double-striped Thick-knee Laughing Falcon Black-collared Hawk Yellow-crowned Night-Heron


Snail Kite Scrub Euphonia Feruginous Pygmy-Owl Lineated Woodpecker


Gray-necked Wood-Rail Keel-billed Toucan Roadside Hawk


Groove-billed Ani Wood Stork Pinnated Bittern Limpkin


Bat Falcon Muscovy Duck


Black Vultures
Scarlet-rumped Tanager Vermilion Flycatcher Lesser Nighthawk


Crested Caracara Long-tailed Hermit male Amazon Kingfisher


The images on this page are all small, between 2k and 99k bytes.
Other Perspectives on Species Already Showcased Above:

A Sampling of Other Bird Species Sighted:

Birds in Flight:

Nesting Birds:

Multiple Avian Species in the Same Frame:

Unidentified Birds:

Poor pictures, but the birds are identifiable:

Insects:

Other Wildlife:

People

Farm animals:

Places and Things:

Sinage:


I, Eva, the author of this page, am not a birder. The people I was with are. I personally saw (as opposed to heard) about 142 avian species on this trip. There were quite a few times the others saw birds that I missed despite my companions' patient help, but not being a birder, those misses did not frustrate me. The union of what the group "got" (heard counts) is about 200 species over 9 days on the ground in Mexico. I got recognizable photographs of about 90 avian species. So I photographed about 63% of what I personally saw, and about 45% of what the group "got." The group consisted of four people March 8 and 9 in the marshes (We stayed at the Best Western Maya Tabasco in Villahermosa), and just my husband Herman and me in a rental car staying at Chan Kah near Palenque March 10-16. Saturday March 10 was spent mainly picking up the rental car, travelling on major roads to Palenque, finding a late lunch, getting settled, and going to Mass (interesting!).
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The photos on this page were taken with my Canon Digital Camera w/ 12X zoom lens.
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Last revised: Jan. 19, 2012