Los Naranjos, Honduras – October 29

gracias-honduras-to-my-location-google-mapsWe’ve been at D&D Brewery in Los Naranjos for the past week.  We’re camping in the brewery’s large grass parking lot.  D&D is owned by a former Peace Corps volunteer from Virginia. The beer is passable, but nothing to write home about.

We’re here because 500 species of birds have been recorded in the area – Lago Yojoa, Honduras’ largest lake.  In the past week we’ve been birding with Walter, D&D’S birding guide. We’ve listed approximately 90 species. We’ve birded the lake in a leaky rowboat, climbed up the side of Santa Barbara mountain to the cloud forest to see Resplendent Quetzals, birded a finca that grows coffee and cocao, and birded in the Parque Nacional Cerro Azul Meámber, a park with drop dead gorgeous scenery.

Bird Photos

Because the forest is so dense and the birds move so fast I could only capture a few of the birds we saw.

The following photos show the various habitats that we’ve birded in.

The leftovers

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