Arte y Aves

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Monthly Archives: March, 2013

Christ is Risen!

“Christ died for our sins, just as the Scriptures said. He was buried, and he was raised from the dead on the third day, just as the Scriptures said.” ” But in fact, Christ has been raised from the dead. ” –I Corinthians 15:3-4, 20

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Mindo, Ecuador: The Yellow House and Trails

 Julia Patiño was an excellent guide who charged a reasonable price, so we hired her to take us around the Yellow House trails ( early the next morning. (See previous blog.) Again, we were seeing and hearing lots of birds. In a land where everything is new a good guide is indispensable. And frankly, I am …

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Mindo, Ecuador: Río Silanche

“See you at 5:00 am and we’ll go to Río Silanche”. If you know us very well, you know that for us 5:00 am is in the middle of the night! But we sacrificed in order to see some wonderful birds. At the Yellow House  they made us sandwiches to take along for breakfast, and …

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Mindo, Ecuador: Refugio Paz de las Aves

Our second day in Ecuador we were inducted into the Ecuadorian world of birding at Refugio Paz de las Aves Since we had to be there before dawn, we looked closely for the turnoff from the highway. What a relief to find the little wooden sign! What we didn’t realize was that once on …

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Birding Ecuador

We just returned from a month in Ecuador where we visited our daughter, Jennifer. Now, because we are birders, and Ecuador has 1, 600 amazing species of birds, we just had to see some of them. Jennifer was happy to go along with us and turned out to be an awesome spotter, as well as …

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