Grey-necked Wood Rail ‘Aramides cajaneus’ Sunning and looking for Breakfast.

Grey-necked Wood Rail ‘Aramides cajaneus’ Sunning and looking for Breakfast.

Early morning checking the trails and came across a Grey-necked WoodRail with young chick. I came upon them so sudden that I just froze, and see if they would fly off but didn’t. I then took out my camera slowly and quickly took as much shots as I can. Feeling confident, I approach them until … Continue reading

Long Horn Beetle ‘Cerambycidae’

Long Horn Beetle ‘Cerambycidae’

Need help identifying this beetle.  Its a type of Long Horn Beetle(Cerambycidae; also known as long-horned beetles or longicorns) .  I’ve made couple searches but not luck. Here is general information about them. The family is large, with over 20,000 species described, slightly more than half from the Eastern Hemisphere. Several are serious pests. The larvae, called … Continue reading

Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture “Cathartes burrovianus”

Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture “Cathartes burrovianus”

So awhile back, when I was taking a tour guide course, the instructor told us to pick any favorite bird and make a presentation.  Most went up and presented about a pretty bird until one went up and said ” Well I like the Vulture, because its cleans ups the Environment” and very much true. Most commonly in vultures you … Continue reading

Green Kingfisher ‘Chloroceryle americana’

Green Kingfisher ‘Chloroceryle americana’

One of the smallest of the Kingfishers in Belize.  Slightly smaller than the Amazon Kingfisher but bigger than the Pygmy.  It is about 30 cm (12 in) long overall with a bill about 47 mm (1.9 in) long. The heavy bill appears even larger in comparison to the rest of the body. Its is a widespread resident of the Neotropics, … Continue reading