\\We have a couple of corrections to our last newsletter. Specifically, the "king rails" were more likely immature moorhens. And we are adding Bushtit to the list. ///
See also the What Bird query at the bottom of this email.
Our next Bird Walk will be at 8:30 a.m. on March 2, 2009 at the Jocotepec Malecon. John Roynon will be our Lead Birder.
Today, Feb 9, 2009 was spectacular east of Chapala on the Lake. Thirty -two birders identified 58 species. I have added the location to our interactive map of birding sites around the Lake. Special thanks are due to our Lead Birders John and Rosemary Keeling.
Andreia Malpica from Aveoptica.com joined with us today and showed a selection of birding binoculars and bird books that we can order through her.
Kenn Kaufman's report from Antartica was forwarded to us by Guadalajara birder Paula Lozano.
Vince Gravel, our photographer, sends greetings from Texas and promises a quick return.
Vince and Norma Gravel, having sojourned in Tejas for some time, report that they are well and will soon be returning to LakeSide. Vince's photographs have graced National Geographic, Field and Stream and other natural science magazines.