BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – COUPLING?: CRESTED CARACARA

Caracara cheriway, Caracara Quebrantahuesos (Spanish), Mexican eagle Coupling? Or practice? Although I did not capture the entire sequence, I say it’s practice since the female tail feathers appeared lowered the entire time I observed. However, note the position of the female’s right foot and her expressions, more or less, through the practice More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, March 21st, 2020
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First day of spring: equinox

Whether it’s a yellow sprinkling of daffodils lining your favourite park or turning down the thermostat on your heating, it’s clear that the vernal equinox – the signalling of the start of spring More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
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Comparative chart shows seriousness of coronavirus situation for Mexico

The chart below compares figures between Spain and Mexico in relation to #coronavirus growth as of March 17th. As you can see the patern is very similar, the main difference is the passivity of the Mexican More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, March 16th, 2020
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“Staycations” the new trend to avoid coronavirus risk

Chris Anderson was planning on taking his kids to Washington, D.C. for their first “Dad and kids road trip” over spring break.  But with the number of coronavirus cases growing in the U.S., Anderson, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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A group of dogs attacked a shark that reached the seashore in Cancun (VIDEO)

A big shark which reached the seashore on the El Niño beach, in Puerto Juárez, Cancun, Quintana Roo, caused fear among the locals. In this 36-second video captured by a woman who would have brought her entire More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, March 6th, 2020
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Izamal, Yucatán: a representation of the Cosmos

Among the important archaeological sites in the Yucatan, which have not been studied to its full extent, from the perspective of archaeoastronomy, is Izamal. Archeoastronomy is a specialty of archaeology that More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, March 5th, 2020
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Quit Smoking For Good

Have you ever heard of an epidemic so dangerous that is kills almost half of its victims? An epidemic that each passing year kills more than eight million people, seven million of which are directly affected, and More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – A FRIEND OF MANKIND: KILLDEER

Charadrius vociferus, Chorlito Tildio (Spanish)  Other Names: Cheweeka, Killdeer Plover, Noisy Plover, Chattering Plover, Killdee, Meadow Plover, Pasture Plover Two black necklaces adorn the 11 inch More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
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Evidence indicates Teotihuacán collapsed in 570 A.D.

Archeologist Linda Rosa Manzanilla Naim has a new hypothesis in regard to the fall of one of the most prosperous cities in Mesoamerica: Teotihuacan, also known as the City of Gods, which took place around 570 A.D. The More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
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Chichén Itzá, Ik Kil Cenote & Valladolid All-Inclusive Tour

Chichén Itzá, Ik Kil Cenote & Valladolid All-Inclusive Tour Tour the impressive archaeological ruins of Chichén Itzá and discover a ceremonial center of the Maya civilization. Then, go to the sacred More...