Category: Belize Photos

Lily of the Palace

The Amaryllis, Barbados Lily, a rare species of flower that is found in South America and the Caribbean is an exquisite gem that stands out in any garden. Having several common names such as : horse star, belladonna lily,...

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Glaphimia Glauca - Nature's Droplets of Gold

Have you seen the Golden showers of the Glaphimia Glauca? Commonly known as the Golden Thryallis, this radiant flower can add to the "beauty of perfection" to your own garden of Eden. What makes this flower unique is its...

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Christmas Peppers

A Tropical Christmas Tree with Medicinal PropertiesIn the tropics our Christmas Trees vary from the traditional Pine tree to the palm tree and also the ornamental pepper plant. The most colorful of the three is without a...

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A Regal Plume of Feathers Sighted at Chaa Creek

There  is a vigilant observer  below the forest canopy displaying a regal plume of yellow feathers.Each individual species of bird has it’s particular intrigue, personality and specific distinctions that separate it...

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A cautionary tale on eating the Devil's eggs

The Clathrus Ruber also known as the Basket stink horn or "the Devil's egg" is an intriguing fungus.Its fruit is a hollow sphere with interlaced branches and can be found feeding off decaying woody plant material, and is...

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Belize Photo of the Day: A Young Kiskadee

The Great Kiskadee Flycatcher is a very conspicuous bird with its yellow chest, black and white face, and particular call and mob-like behaviour.The Great Kiskadee’s name is derived from the peculiar sound it makes...

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Belizean Kermit's existential dilema

One of the interesting oddities of nature is undoubtedly the sheep frog’s ability to confuse those in its surroundings into thinking there is a different animal in its surroundings by making an  unusual sound (a...

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What do Belize and the Kingdom of Siam have in common?

The Cycad (Cycas siamensis) is a short plant that looks like a palm with a swollen base, short trunk and an attractive large crown with hard, stiff evergreen leaves. The Cycad is originally from Thailand, formerly the...

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The Plumeria - one of Mother Nature’s most sublime aphrodisiacs

One can only truly enjoy the plumeria’s full splendor in person within its native habitat. In Belize one is delightfully surprised by these beautiful flowers as your senses become aware and heightened by the plumeria’s...

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Photo of the Day: Kinkajou - the Honey Bear

The Kinkajou can be found in the Americas with its habitat spanning from northern Mexico to the south of Brazil, nearly half the continent. It is also commonly referred to as the Honey Bear, night walker or...

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