While flipping through photos, I realized how lucky I am to have sights like this every day that I am home on the river. The 2013 rainy season kicked off with a strong start, so the river now resembles cafe con leche instead of the colors from a few weeks ago! The bird life remains phenomenal, and how could I not share some images of those amazing birds that punctuate this last bend of the river ?!
Those amazing frigate birds perch near the tops of the mangroves and suddenly leap into a swan dive that takes them near the surface of the water. They might swoop lower in pursuit of fish, or they might soar high above and ride the air currents in lazy spirals throughout the day. During nesting season, they often perch in the mangroves for most of the day. Continue reading »