Peter-Paul Schets currently holds the honor of being Bonaire’s top birdwatcher. On his quarterly professional visits to Bonaire, he manages to bird both early mornings and late afternoons, and, at the time of writing, he has managed
We humans have it backward. Females get gussied up with hair, nails, and clothes to impress the males of our species. Instead, we should do as birds do! Let the male attend to all that and he can become a fancy male!
Top eBirder for Bonaire, Peter-Paul Schets, recently detailed the three new bird species found in 2019, bringing the total number of bird species recorded on Bonaire to 235. 2019 proved to be an exciting year for birders
Over 108 volunteers left their cozy beds in the wee hours of January 25, 2020, to help with the annual parrot count, conducted each year by Echo Conservation Centre to gauge the population of Bonaire’s Yellow-
In a recent article in the journal, Science, it was revealed that researchers estimate that nearly 3 billion North American birds have been lost in the last 50 years. That’s nearly 30% of the avian population in just less
Hudsonian Godwits undertake a long migration twice each year, from the sub-arctic all the way to the southern part of South America. Bonaire provides an excellent mid-way point for a well-deserved rest before
Flamingos can be found at many locations around Bonaire, but dense concentrations occur at Pekelmeer in the south of Bonaire, Lac Bay, and also at Gotomeer, in the north of Bonaire. There are also flamingos to be
The Pure Bonaire Calendar’s theme for 2020 is Celebrating Bonaire’s Avian Diversity. Within the pages of this calendar, you’ll find engaging images of some of Bonaire’s favorite birds, including the American Flamingo and