Sacha Lodge

Originally posted on San on the Lam:
Sunday 02 December-Monday 03 December 2007.  Ecuador. Sacha Lodge was an amazing place. Remote but luxurious. Thatched roof cabins and five-star cuisine. It was a never-to-be-forgotten experience to stay there and we were never bored. On Sunday-no day of rest for birders!-we headed out into the field (lake) again, heading for the boardwalk and another boat trip on… Continue reading Sacha Lodge

Bird’s ID – Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Originally posted on H.J. Ruiz – Avian101:
Rose-breasted Grosbeak The Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) is a large, seed-eating grosbeak in the cardinal family (Cardinalidae). It is primarily a foliage gleaner. It breeds in cool-temperate North America, migrating to tropical America in winter. Adult birds are 18–22 cm (7.1–8.7 in) long, span 29–33 cm (11–13 in) across the wings and weigh 35–65 g (1.2–2.3 oz). Grosbeaks measured during migration in the… Continue reading Bird’s ID – Rose-breasted Grosbeak