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Upcoming Special Audubon Birdwalk at El Charco del Ingenio

By Signe Hammer Please note the special meeting place and time for this event. To accommodate the annual Locos Parade, on Sunday, the day after tomorrow, Audubon de México’s June birdwalk will meet at 8 am inside the main entrance of San Miguel de Allende’s beautiful botanical garden, El Charco del Ingenio. Cabdrivers will know [...]

New Book Highlights Sport Fishing in the Upper Rio Laja Watershed

By Mark Hill Many people may not be aware that the presas in the upper Rio Laja watershed provide some quality sport fishing opportunities. Anglers can catch black bass, tilapia, bluegill, catfish, and crappie in many presas and ponds within easy driving distance of San Miguel de Allende. A new book, A Guide to Sport [...]

Audubon Hosts Birdwalk along the Rio Laja

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By Signe Hammer, photo by Wayne Colony Audubon de México leads a birdwalk on the third Sunday of each month. This month, that’s on May 20. Each walk heads to one of four different sites within an easy drive from Centro. This Sunday, with leaders Norman Besman and Luke Rich, we’ll bird from and around [...]

Audubon Hosts Bird Walk Along the Rio Laja

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By Signe Hammer Join Audubon of México on our April 15 birdwalk. With leaders Luke Rich and Michael Burns, we’ll head to a beautiful spot along the Rio Laja. Last year at this site, we found both lingering winter visitors and year-round avian residents, including beautiful rarities like a painted bunting and a blue mockingbird. Among [...]

Audubon Hosts Birdwalk at Peña Blanca

By Signe Hammer The March Audubon bird walk, led by Luke Rich, Norman Besman, Mike Wheatcroft, Michael Burns, and Signe Hammer, will head to Peña Blanca, a few miles past the Presa Allende. A tree-lined stream and open farmland provide habitat for a rich variety of birds. With Spring here now but not yet up [...]

Audubon Birdwalk Showcases Birds of the Río Laja

By Signe Hammer, photos by Bob Graham Join leaders Luke Rich, Mike Wheatcroft, and Signe Hammer for a special birdwalk along the Rio Laja, near the bridge on the new road to Guanajuato. The varied habitat includes a wooded river trail, open farmland with big trees, and lots of sky for raptors. This birdwalk will [...]

Join the Great Backyard Bird Count!

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By Signe Hammer and April Gaydos, photos by Bob Graham and Audubon GBBC The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is an annual four-day event in which people of all ages count birds around the world. Anyone can take part, whether beginner or expert. You can join our special events or count in your own backyard. [...]

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By Signe Hammer Wilson’s Warbler and Elizabeth Saxton Henry Audubon Birdwalk Sun, Jan 21, 7:45am‒noon By Signe Hammer Meets in front of Instituto Allende Ancha de San Antonio 20 Members free Nonmembers, 200 pesos or USD$10 On the third Sunday of each month, San Miguel’s own Audubon de México leads a birdwalk at one of [...]

Audubon Bird Walk at Peña Blanca

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By Signe Hammer Photos by Bob Graham This Sunday’s Audubon bird walk is a special one. Peña Blanca, a few miles past the Presa Allende dam, is one of Audubon de México’s three Christmas Bird Count sites, and Sunday is our count day. Walk Audubon Bird Walk Sun, Dec 17, 7:45am–12pm Meets in front of [...]

October 15 Audubon Birdwalk: River, Trees, Fields, and Ruins

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By Signe Hammer Audubon leads a birdwalk on the third Sunday of every month. With leaders Mike Wheatcroft and Norman Besman, we will bird along the Rio Laja, near the bridge on the new road to Guanajuato. In addition to the wooded river trail, the varied habitat includes open farmland with big trees and lots [...]

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