BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – COUPLING?: CRESTED CARACARA

Caracara cheriway, Caracara Quebrantahuesos (Spanish), Mexican eagle Coupling? Or practice? Although I did not capture the entire sequence, I say it’s practice since the female tail feathers appeared lowered the entire time I observed. However, note the position of the female’s right foot and her expressions, more or less, through the practice More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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The U.S. becomes the country with the most cases of COVID-19 in the world

The United States is officially the country with the most cases of COVID-19 in the world, according to updated figures from Johns Hopkins University. Donald Trump struggles to reassure a nation full of fear on Thursday More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Why you should consider becoming a prison pen pal?

Being a prisoner is tough given that it is a punishment. in fact, long prison sentences can affect the personalities of the convicts, so much so that it is near impossible to bring them back to their original state More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, March 21st, 2020
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First day of spring: equinox

Whether it’s a yellow sprinkling of daffodils lining your favourite park or turning down the thermostat on your heating, it’s clear that the vernal equinox – the signalling of the start of spring More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
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Border between Canada and the U.S. will close for non-essential travel

President Donald Trump confirmed the news in a tweet on Wednesday morning. “We will be, by mutual consent, temporarily closing our Northern Border with Canada to non-essential traffic. Trade will not More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, March 15th, 2020
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Trump says coronavirus bolsters his argument for building a wall against Mexico

Trump wants a wall to block migrants from entering the United States, and wrote on Twitter that the barrier is now needed “more than ever” as coronavirus spreads. “Because we have had a very More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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US Government goes after Mexican Cartel

Treasury action taken in coordination with DEA operations…  WASHINGTON DC (Times Media Mexico/DEA) – The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), under the U.S. Treasury Department, designated More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
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WHO declares pandemic; US death toll rises to 33

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic as the global death toll rose above 4,600 and the number of confirmed More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, March 7th, 2020
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Guanajuato Expat Baby Peggy one of the last silent movie stars alive dies at 98

A silent movie star died this week that used to live in Guanajuato.  She’s the last person alive to have been in silents. Several years ago I stumbled upon a book called “Whatever Happened to Baby More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – A FRIEND OF MANKIND: KILLDEER

Charadrius vociferus, Chorlito Tildio (Spanish)  Other Names: Cheweeka, Killdeer Plover, Noisy Plover, Chattering Plover, Killdee, Meadow Plover, Pasture Plover Two black necklaces adorn the 11 inch More...