Back from Nicaragua III

Mombacho 02-23-2016-4339We left Reserva Montibelli for Granada, and paid a visit to the Volcan Mombacho, with a view of the cloud forest. There is an extensive canopy tour at the top, which we did not do, but there was plenty to look at on a trail closer to the bottom.

Four views of a Yellow Warbler foraging about in a beautiful tree. Unfortunately my brain is only big enough to handle a few bird species but I want to start paying more attention to the botanical elements, even if it’s in my next life…

Also in this beautiful tree were two Black-Headed Saltators.

Continuing with the magical atmosphere of the cloud forest…

It’s perhaps a good thing that the weather back home has been raw and rainy. Nothing (except maybe Bernie) is distracting me from paying attention to Nicaragua in my head.

I don’t seem to have many bird pictures from this day. Earlier in the morning before we left Montibelli, I guess I took pictures of a Melodious Blackbird bathing.

Melodious Blackbird 02-23-2016-4315

I’ll be back again with another short post. I have two more days’ worth of photographs to choose and then it will be time to pay attention to spring here.Plant 02-22-2016-1640One more photograph of the Yellow Warbler. YEWA 02-23-2016-4301

6 thoughts on “Back from Nicaragua III

    • Thanks, Donna! It’s funny somehow less is more, this was a short trip and I’ve still got a few more photos left to post…I’m trying to get over my bad habit of never finishing going through everything after a trip. I think. (!)

      • I know how you feel! I was in Florida for three weeks in February, had I not posted every few days while on vacay, I’d still be drowning in the hundreds of photos I took. 🙂

      • At least you can do that in Florida. For the first four days we were in Nicaragua we had no WiFi, I was supposed to have text messaging but it never happened (not that I care, really)…but I would probably have been too tired anyway at the end of the day to post anything. 🙂

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