Birding in Belize As promised, we return this week with another Rx for the blues, boredom, and the indoor-itus many of us have endured these last few months. Cure number three is another one of our favorite activities – and Belize and Chaa Creek are recognized worldwide as top spots for enjoying it. This is … Read more
And Chaa Creek offers the Best Birding in Belize For serious birders, few places evoke the sort of excitement that the Amazon Rainforest, the Galapagos, Everglades, Brazil, and New Zealand do. And now a relative newcomer has joined the ranks to complete what Forbes magazine recently hailed as “The Top Five Birding Destinations For 2020.” … Read more
Belize And Chaa Creek Are Definitely For The Birds The Lodge at Chaa Creek is known for many things – Belize’s widest range of accommodations, luxurious amenities, activities, sumptuous farm-to-table dining… We could go on, but you get the point. What is less well known to the travelling public, but is common knowledge among pros, … Read more
Birds of Belize – Meet 20 Cool Species! Birding is described as a hobby in which individuals enjoy the challenge of bird study, identification, listing or any other activity revolving around bird life. Documented as a hobby that rose in popularity after world war II, birding has been a pastime for those enthralled by our avian … Read more
There is no doubt that Belize is a birder’s paradise, according to the owners of The Lodge at Chaa Creek, who have been sponsoring professional, scientific and amateur bird watching for over three decades. And now the latest edition of Audubon Magazine not only confirms this but highlights it to an audience far beyond the Belize eco resort’s usual reach.
This is a Groove-billed Ani, Crotophaga Sulcirostris, a bird of savannas and other open spaces. It has a fairly general diet, feeding on fruits, seeds and insects. The Groove-billed Anis is an unusual bird because they live in small groups consisting of one to five breeding pairs. As a group, these birds defend their territory, and they also lay their eggs in one communal nest, where all of the group members incubate the eggs and care for the young.