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Birding Inirida, Colombia: practicalities, part 3

14 days ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

Technically, we were in the Orinoco River Basin of wider Amazonia. Yet, unlike the black shoe-sucking mud of Amazon further south, this is Amazonia of white, sandy beaches and no mud at riverbanks. The late November to early December was the beginning of a dry season and no one wore rubber boots, all birding was done in lightweight hiking shoes.
Inirida
When José Arcadio I was not involved with some new invention, he built bird cages to fill Macondo, a fictional town created by Gabriel García Márquez, with bird songs, which incidentally enabled the gypsies to find the town. In Inírida - on...
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Birds of Malaysia - Covering Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysian Borneo and Singapore

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