What is the National Bird of Nicaragua?

10,000 Birds

home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Birds / What is the National Bird of Nicaragua? What is the National Bird of Nicaragua? By Corey • March 11, 2011 • 6 comments Tweet Share The national bird of Nicaragua is the Turquoise-browed Motmot. Nicaragua is not the only country to have the Turquoise-browed Motmot as its national bird.

Low Impact Natural Building in Nicaragua

Green (Living) Review

Liz Johndrow from Earthen Endeavors Natural Building is teaching communities in Nicaragua how to build sustainable and natural homes that have low carbon footprints whilst also working to empower local women. Nicaragua is one of the world''s more natural disaster-prone countries.

Trending Sources

Beach Yoga in Nicaragua. {Video} ~ Sasha Friess

Elephant Journal

Nicaragua gives me the option to unplug from the outside world and to grow closer to my highest self. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Yoga Apoyo Lodge beach highest self Nicaragua paradise practice travel vacation

The Green Economy Reports: Nicaragua: From Blackouts to Powerhouse

Green (Living) Review

Nicaragua’s thriving, renewable energy program is one of the most ambitious in the world, despite being the second poorest in Latin America, according to The Green Economy.

Nicaragua Yoga & Surf Retreat with MacKenzie Miller & Jack Dufour. {Partner}

Elephant Journal

Nicaragua Yoga and Surf Retreat: September 7th to 15th. With thanks to our longtime elephriend Alex and sponsor, Seek Retreat, for sharing this adventure with elephant and our readers. We wish we could will go! ~

New England Patriots Head to Nicaragua

Eco Friendly Daily

Through a partnership between the NFL and World Vision, however, the incorrectly titled, losing team’s licensed Reebok apparel is recycled by being sent to children in Nicaragua, Romania, and several other countries.

How to Pack for a 30 Day Yoga Teacher Training Trip.

Elephant Journal

Adventure Yoga nicaragua wanderlust yoga teacher trainingTruth be told, I don't know if I have ever been this excited about anything in my entire life!

Myth Debunked: 3 Personal Stories that Prove that Central America is Safe for Travel.

Elephant Journal

Adventure Arts & Culture Z ADMIN Entertainment & Culture Featured Today central america Costa Rica nicaragua travelThree episodes in particular remind me of how nice people can be. Funnily enough, they all happened during the.

Breaking Free of Fences & Chains.

Elephant Journal

Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Family, Youth, Enlightened Education animal animal rights animals are people too dog fences freedom freedom for all nicaragua Dogs are loyal and appreciative animals, so Esperanza is embarrassingly grateful.

2015 70

6 Eco-Friendly Resorts Around the World For Travelers With a Conscience

Eco Chic

A trip to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua is a must this season, where you could be staying at the rustic and very state-of-the-art Morgan’s Rock’s bungalows. If you’re anything like us, your wanderlust knows no bounds.

New Field Guide: Central America

10,000 Birds

Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama make up Central America. Notice that had I not used the Oxford Comma there, you’d be thinking “Costa Rica and Panama” was a country like Trinidad and Tobago. Or Antigua and Barbuda.

Quick Study: Do REDD+ Projects Benefit People as Well as Forests?

Nature Conservancy - Science

The projects range from dry, degraded grasslands to intact tropical forests, and from the tiny (the just 42 hectares Plan Vivo project in Nicaragua) to the enormous Noel Kempff project in Bolivia , which covers nearly 2,500 square miles.

Alternative summit on environment and people held in Bolivia

Green Blog

Some 18,000 people were on hand, including, scientists, intellectuals, lawyers and official representatives from 94 countries, among them the presidents of Ecuador, Venezuela, Paraguay and Nicaragua. President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, at the UN climate summit in Copenhagen in December 2009.

15 Hummingbirds that Can Only Be Seen in or Near Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

One of the original true endemics of Costa Rica became a very near endemic when a small population was found in Nicaragua. Although this beauty also lives in the forests of Honduras, Nicaragua, and western Panama, it is most accessible in Costa Rica.

I Want, She Says. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

I want to be on a beach in Nicaragua to be hiking the West Coast Trail of BC my home renovations to be finished all my bills to be paid to be more patient to apologize less to have more time. I want, she says.

Birds of Central America: A Field Guide Review

10,000 Birds

Birds of Central America: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rican, and Panama , just published in October, is a field guide that was ten years in the making. One field guide, seven countries.

2018 229

Birding in Costa Rica, Birding in Guatemala

10,000 Birds

In addition to Spanish, several other languages continue to be spoken, the pines and cypress trees of the Guatemalan highlands only occur as introduced species once you travel south of Nicaragua, and dozens of bird species that occur in Costa Rica and Panama don’t even make it to Nicaragua.

Exploring the Uncharted Bird World

10,000 Birds

9 Nicaragua (6.8 % – 781 sp. / Summer is normally the vacation season, for ordinary tourists at least. Birders follow different patterns of bird migration and their local activities and travel accordingly. But – where?

2018 251

Study Finds Indigenous Land Management Highly Effective in Combating Climate Change

Green (Living) Review

A friend rang to say that ranchers had attacked a group of Mayangna Indians in a forest near Musawas in Nicaragua, killing one of the Indians and injuring several others.

The Conspicuous Steller’s Jay

10,000 Birds

They are a non-migratory species found in western coniferous and mixed-coniferous forests, breeding from Alaska, western Canada, and the United States south through western Mexico to Nicaragua. The Steller’s Jay ( Cyanocitta stelleri ) is one of the ubiquitous birds seen at Lassen Volcanic National Park in northern California.

2014 172

What do forest rights have to do with climate change?

Green (Living) Review

A friend rang to say that ranchers had attacked a group of Mayangna Indians in a forest near Musawas in Nicaragua, killing one of the Indians and injuring several others. The first time I heard about Charlie Taylor was the day he died.

naturalezanica

Green Earth Journey

Name: Marlon Obando Solano and Amy Shelton Shop Name: naturalezanica Shop Link: [link] Location: Louisville, Kentucky (by way of Nicaragua) Ships To : everywhere What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products?

2010 151

Flat Tire Sutra.

Elephant Journal

But, the sky is shifting darker each minute and the October rains in the mountains of Nicaragua can last for hours, days, lifetimes. Waiting for the rain to pass would have been a great option on a lazy Sunday. I see a fleeting image of me, the coffee shop around the corner, a book, a perpetually steaming cup of coffee.but unfortunately not on a Tuesday afternoon.

Poor Countries Tap Renewables at Twice the Pace of Rich

Green (Living) Review

Similarly, wind power in Nicaragua may be half as expensive as traditional energy. Emerging markets are installing renewable energy projects at almost twice the rate of developed nations, a report concluded. A study of 55 nations -- including China, Brazil, South Africa , Uruguay and Kenya -- found that they’ve installed a combined 142 gigawatts from 2008 to 2013.

Renew 139

Gulls Simplified: A Gull Book Review

10,000 Birds

I’m not a larophile*, but some of my favorite birders are. It’s hard to escape the mystic pull of wanting to excel at gull identification.

2018 229

Caffé Nero reports coffee-waste-to-biofuel success, plans expansion

Green (Living) Review

Last year, edie reported that Nero was building on its work with the Rainforest Alliance to “move beyond certification” and train-up coffee farmers across South America, having launched a farming community support initiative in Nicaragua in 2015.

WWF Calls for Substantial Conservation Measures for Tuna and Sharks in the Eastern Pacific Ocean

Celsias

The members of the IATTC are: Belize, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, European Union, France, Guatemala, Japan, Kiribati, Korea, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Chinese Taipei, United States, Vanuatu, Venezuela.

Easy, Bonus Birding at Cano Negro, Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

Nicaraguan Grackle only lives in marshes around Lake Nicaragua. I guess that isn’t too surprising since a quick 30 minute float down the river goes right into Nicaragua. There are lots of great birding sites in Costa Rica. In fact, go anywhere with a good amount of natural forest and the birding is gonna be good.

Repairing Damaged Soil for Sustainable Farming

Greentumble

And this is not an isolated pattern: Nicaragua, Bolivia and Romania all saw rainfall and flooding reach levels of severity the likes of which had not been known for almost 100 years. It’s undeniable that there’s a worrying trend of more.

2018 60

Things I Learned While Birding at Laguna del Lagarto, Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

The “who knows what else” comes from this site being situated among good-sized tracts of lowland forest connected to the big forest block in Nicaragua. Last weekend, I guided a trip to Laguna del Lagarto for the Birding Club of Costa Rica. Since all sorts of rare species are possible at this remote lowland rainforest site, I was looking forward to this trip for a while.

Developing countries doing more to save climate – Developed country leadership missing

Green (Living) Review

As an example, Nicaragua, a member of the LMDC, intends to have 94% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2017 from a share of 20% in 2007. Bonn, Germany, May 3, 2013 – The Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDC) group, today, reminded developed countries that developing countries are doing more than their fair share to save the climate at the close of the first round of climate talks.

Electricity for Cuban mountain villages

Green (Living) Review

Phaesun installs independent solar systems in the framework of the Karen e.V. aid project The solar enterprise Phaesun which is situated in Memmingen has safeguarded the solar technological power supply of two Cuban mountain villages together with the non-profit making association Karen e.V.

2014 164

Elephants and Water Opossums and Wildebeests, Oh My

Nature Conservancy - Science

Get up close and personal with a water opossum and other wild critters of Nicaragua. How would a canal across Nicaragua impact the environment and the people who live there? There are so many reasons to love the flamboyant wildebeest.

Easy Endemics and Photography at Myriam’s Quetzals, Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

Quetzal is THE beloved, sacred bird of Guatemala and they do live there (and in southern Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama) BUT are more accessible in Costa Rica. Myriam’s Quetzales ! Are they her’s? Can there be a more enticing name than for a place that that? To be honest, quetzals aren’t seen that often right at Myriam’s but they are seen just down the road.

Expectations and Suggestions for Caribbean Lowland Birding in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

But, if you want to go further afield, fear not, there is some wonderful lowland forest birding up near Nicaragua and down south by Panama as well. Costa Rica is situated right between two oceans. To the north of this mountainous isthmus, we have the Atlantic.

Ten High Mountain Specialties from Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

Quetzal also lives in cloud forests in southern Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Mountains are a boon for birding. Although marching up and down and up and down can be a literal pain, the feathered rewards come in the form of super cool local species that rarely or never make it down to lower elevations. At least that’s the case for Costa Rica.

The Blackbird that is a Meadowlark – Red-breasted Blackbird in Trinidad

10,000 Birds

Considering that they only recently colonized Costa Rica and have since been spotted in Nicaragua, it seems that there will be Red-breasted Blackbirds for a long time to come, good news for fans of brilliant birds! Blackbirds are blackbirds. Meadowlarks are meadowlarks. In the new world all meadowlarks and blackbirds, along with grackles, cowbirds, orioles, oropendulas, and some others, are members of the family Icteridae , the New World Blackbirds.

The Most Birds

10,000 Birds

The checklist is from 2005 in Nicaragua and the observer who wrote the notes, David Fraser, one of three observers named on the checklist, freely acknowledged that the number is an estimate: Actual counts difficult to do given the numbers, for the commonest species (Neotropical Cormorant; Great and Snowy Egrets, Little Blue and Green Herons, Laughing Gull, Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture, Northern Jacana) the numbers here are estimates.

2015 159

The myth about a bloody October Revolution

Green (Living) Review

The Sandinistas were being demonized – and probably still are – the the powers-that-be in the US – when they had (and again have) the power in Nicaragua.

2013 151

47mph Volcano Board Wipeout is Hot Molten Pain

Wend Magazine

It was an opportunity to check out the medical care in Nicaragua (clean but not very thorough). Click here to view the embedded video.

2011 154

Easter gift ideas from Present Aid

Green (Living) Review

A gift of cocoa seedlings (£27) is the perfect Easter gift for a chocolate lover and can make a big difference for a farming family in Jinotega, one of Nicaragua's poorest areas.

2013 151

How Clay Jugs Make Polluted Water Safe

Green Prophet

Originally based in Nicaragua, the project has expanded to other underdeveloped countries. Cool, fresh drinking water. Westerners turn the faucet on and take it for granted that good water will flow out, but in many countries fresh water is a treasure, gained by hard work.

2018 86

Aplomado Twitch in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

Given the ground it covered in a matter of seconds, it was easy to see how this species could visit Costa Rica in the morning and just fly back to Nicaragua or onward to Panama that same afternoon. In Costa Rica, we don’t get many chances to chase birds.