Fifth San Quintin Bay Bird Festival

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 7 minutos By Claudia Guzmán and Mirna Borrego On November 8 and 9, 2019, we once again welcomed more than 25,000 traveling birds that annually visit San Quintin Bay on their journey along the Pacific Flyway. San Quintin’s natural features provide shelter and food to thousands of birds, it is a unique place in Baja California withContinue reading “Fifth San Quintin Bay Bird Festival”

New Short Film Highlights Importance of San Quintin for Shorebirds

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 3 minutos A new documentary, available in English, Spanish and Central Yup’ik, explores the connection between human communities and migratory birds along the Pacific Flyway The Commission for Environmental Cooperation has partnered with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to produce a short documentary entitled Voices of the Pacific Flyway. The documentary, launched at the 8th Western Hemisphere Shorebird Group Meeting, features voices from three communities along the PacificContinue reading “New Short Film Highlights Importance of San Quintin for Shorebirds”

Beach Cleanup Results in San Quintin 2019

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 2 minutos By Ricardo Domínguez and Claudia Guzmán As part of our activities as Waterkeeper Members, on September 21, 2019 we participated in the International Coastal Cleanup and we collected trash from different coastal areas of San Quintín, such as Punta Azufre, Monte Ceniza Nature Reserve, El Arco wetland and La Chorera beach. At the end ofContinue reading “Beach Cleanup Results in San Quintin 2019”

Beach Cleanup in Ensenada and World Migratory Bird Day 2019

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 3 minutos By Jonathan Vargas Last Saturday, September 21, 2019, the beach cleanup in front of Pacifica at Ensenada Bay was carried out. It was quite a pleasant day where the environmental conditions were on our side, with an excellent climate we received around 200 volunteers who answered the call to clean the beaches, and who enthusiasticallyContinue reading “Beach Cleanup in Ensenada and World Migratory Bird Day 2019”

Code of Birding Ethics

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 2 minutos 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 the use of recordings andContinue reading “Code of Birding Ethics”

10 Basic Birdwatching Tips

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 2 minutos 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, preferably that includes distribution maps.Continue reading “10 Basic Birdwatching Tips”

Coastal Solutions Project in Bahia de Todos Santos

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 8 minutos 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 species of worldwide conservation interest, suchContinue reading “Coastal Solutions Project in Bahia de Todos Santos”

Rescue and Release of a Snowy Plover in Ensenada

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 4 minutos By Jonathan Vargas  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, our friend Álvaro San Jose, as well as Aurelio Álvarez, and Jorge Sánchez of the San Diego Zoo, found a male snowy plover in seriousContinue reading “Rescue and Release of a Snowy Plover in Ensenada”