Oftentimes when people think of vultures they think of an ugly, onimous bird, gloomily waiting around for the death of other creatures, a nightmarish bird. However, vultures play a vital role in our ecosystems and are certainly nothing to fear as they clean-up the landscape. Andean Condors (Vultur gryphus), part of the vulture family, are [...]
Travel champion Frommerâ€™s has nominated Belize as one of the best bird watching destinations in the world. It isnâ€™t hard to figure out why, with more than 570 species of resident and migratory birds frequenting this beautiful Central American country. The varied ecosystems found here provide homes to a striking variety of birds making it a true bird watching mecca.
Every year thousands of serious bird watchers head out to Detroit Lakes in Minnesota to make the most of this fabulous birderâ€™s paradise. The Festival of Birds in Detroit Lakes allows bird watchers the opportunity of getting to see and learn more about the many enchanting bird species that live here.