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A Quick Drive

12 days ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

Last weekend we headed into the mountains of northern Trinidad - the concept of mountains is surely a relative one, although it is the highest conglomeration of hills in the country (and the northernmost outcrop of the Andes) the Northern Range never crosses 1,000m above sea level. While cloud forest exists above 700m, the majority of the mid-elevation forest is humid montane rainforest. The Arima-Blanchisseuse Road bisects this mountain range from sea level up to just above 600m. Ascending further requires a hike - required to see some high-elevation species absent from elsewhere on the...
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