Terra Stories

Outdoor Activities at the Bird Festival

Reading Time: 2 minutes This year we offer three outdoor activities during the 5th San Quintín Bay Bird Festival! Remember to buy your tickets before they’re sold out. Click here to see the list of free activites The Dudleya’s trail: botanical exploration hike On this hike, you will learn and identify vegetation at the…

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Free Activities at the Bird Festival

Reading Time: 3 minutes Join us and enjoy our free activities at the 5th San Quintín Bay Bird Festival on November 8 and 9, 2019! Click here to see the list of outdoor activities Friday night welcome party Join us to celebrate the beginning of the San Quintín Bird Festival with art, science and…

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Code of Birding Ethics

Reading Time: 3 minutes Information provided by the American Birding Association (ABA) This article was translated by Oscar Gomez Everyone who loves birding must always respect wildlife, their environment, and the rights of everyone. The welfare of birds and their environment is a priority! 1) Promote the welfare of birds and their environment Limit…

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10 Basic Birdwatching Tips

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Jonathan Vargas and Claudia Guzmán This article was translated by Oscar Gómez 1) Binoculars Choose the one that fulfill your requirements. The most recommendable measures are 8×42, 10×42 or 10×50. 2) Bird field guides Choose the guide that covers the region where you live or want to watch birds,…

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Coastal Solutions Project in Bahía de Todos Santos

Reading Time: 9 minutes Text by Jonathan Vargas  Photo by Bryan Gerardo and Jonathan Vargas Translated by Óscar Gómez and Antonieta Valenzuela Bahía de Todos Santos Shorebird Reserve Bahía de Todos Santos, located in Ensenada, Baja California, is a site of ecological importance on which thousands of migratory shorebirds depend throughout the year, including…

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Rescue and Release of a Snowy Plover in Ensenada

Reading Time: 4 minutes By Jonathan Vargas  / Bird Conservation Projects Associate of Terra Peninsular and fellow of the Coastal Solutions Program of Cornell Lab of Ornithology This article was translated by Oscar Gómez On Friday, August 2nd of 2019, during the monitoring of snowy plover and least tern at the Punta Banda sandbar,…

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5th San Quintín Bay Bird Festival

Reading Time: 2 minutes This event is an opportunity to see the exctinct volcanoes and wetlands of San Quintín Bay, disconnect from everyday urban life and be in touch with nature and birds.  Witness the bird migration on November 8 and 9 at the 5th San Quintín Bay Bird Festival! Program of activities Download…

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First Climate Change Mitigation Meeting in Querétaro

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Mariana Espinosa and Héctor Sánchez / Terra Peninsular This article was translated by Oscar Gómez We attended the workshop “Subnational climate actions, local project: local protocol to green Mexico” on June 28th to 30th, in the city of Querétaro. The workshop presented advances in forest and soil regenerative management…

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World Ranger Day

World Ranger Day

Reading Time: 5 minutes By Ibes Fabián Dávila Photos by Felipe León This article was translated by Oscar Gómez It’s six o’clock in the morning, the sky is fully clear in the forest; it’s such the tranquility, that the wind that blows between rocks and pines can be heard. A squirrel begins its journey…

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On the Move! Long-Billed Curlew Winter Migration

Reading Time: 5 minutes By Erica Gaeta / Seasonal Field Technician at Terra Peninsular Long-billed curlews (Numenius americanus) are on the move once again! As their short breeding season concludes, most curlews are making their way back to their non-breeding grounds throughout Mexico and southwestern United States. During the 2019 long-billed curlew breeding season…

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