Tropicals

So Far, So-So

1 month ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

As I mentioned last week, 2021 is getting off to a bit of a slow start. You might imagine this is because of pandemic restrictions, but actually, that hasn't been a big problem, as long as I keep my birding local. Instead, the problem seems to be the cumulative effects of two years of insufficient rains here. As I result, January gave me my slowest start for Michoacán in four years, as far as my number of species is concerned. As had happened in the year's first two weeks, my third outing was less affected than the fourth.
Oddly enough, the effect of our hydrological deficit seemed to be...
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