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Cienfuegos and Trinidad

Monday, 12 Feb 2018 | Views [341]

THERE WERE NO FIRES BURNING IN CIENFUEGOS.  Not a one.  Originally named Fernandina by French émigrés 200 years ago, it became a UNESCO World Heritage City because of its elegant classical French architecture.  The name ... Read more >

The Owl and the Hummingbird

Friday, 9 Feb 2018 | Views [324]

ONE OF THE ADVANTAGES OF HAVING A GUIDE is their knowledge, not only of the birds in general, but of specific individuals.  This is especially true of owls, those feathered denizens of the night.  Rockjumper guides would often inquire, “... Read more >

Birding Cuba: In Search of Endemics

Tuesday, 6 Feb 2018 | Views [335]

THIS WAS A VERY "UN-ROCKJUMPER" TRIP.  There were only five other birders and only two of them were serious.  Which is OK since Cuba, with only 26 endemic species, doesn’t draw the more serious “listers.”  Arturo Jr.... Read more >


Sunday, 4 Feb 2018 | Views [352]

CUBA, THE NEAREST NON-CONTIGUOUS COUNTRY TO the USA, is one of the most difficult to visit.  Readily accessible to Canadians and Europeans for years, American passport holders are nearly encouraged to fib on their tourist card.  For example, ... Read more >

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