Going to Mexico!

Well, not until October... But Yay! Mexico in October!!! I am going to an Ornithology (Bird) conference. Click on the title and it will link you to the homepage. Why a bird conference in Mexico in October you ask?? Well at that very time of the year all of the birds are migrating south to warm South America, and the larger birds (eagles, cranes, owls) must travel along the mountain ranges to use the thermal updrafts to lighten their load (small birds just fly right across the Caribbean) So, apparently, on any given day in Veracruz in October, You can see hundreds of golden eagles, bald eagles, ect, flying overhead... all traveling south. I guess I will have to get some binoculars!

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