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Living in Las CatalinasWildlife
3 February, 2018

The Birds of Las Catalinas

The Great Kiskadee, photo by Rich Hoeg taken at Las Catalinas. We are getting to the best time of year for bird-watching at Las Catalinas.  Many of the trees have now lost their leaves for some portion of the dry season, which makes birds much easier to spot. We do have an astounding variety…
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Living in Las CatalinasWildernessWildlife
21 January, 2013

Night Hike

On the first day of this new year my son and I had a most fabulous experience doing a night hike at Las Catalinas.  We had no special equipment, just regular flashlights.  We were really trying to see a sloth, which I have yet to see at Las Catalinas (others have, just not me).…
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WildernessWildlife
16 October, 2012

Restoring a Forest

Walking on Las Catalinas trail.   I love the land that is Las Catalinas.   I love the trees, the animals, and the hills.   I love the sounds, the smells, and the breezes.   I love the trails that allow us to get out and enjoy the land. To me, and to all…
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Living in Las CatalinasWildlife
28 February, 2012

Another Las Catalinas Day – Monkey Style

A family of five howler monkey spent the afternoon munching some buds on the trees right in front of our Casa Teja today - providing a great photo op even for those of us without much telephoto.   The papa was extremely vocal!   The others - muy tranquillo.   Quoting from Wikipedia "Howler…
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Living in Las CatalinasRecreationWildlife
17 August, 2011

Las Catalinas – One Sexy Place

Last night I went kayaking at sunset.   It was perfect, magical conditions with just a slight breeze, a beautiful perfectly organized swell from the south, and a great sunset.   Well, once I got a ways offshore I saw something large on the surface of the water.   I got closer and closer.…
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Living in Las CatalinasRecreationSailingWildlife
10 March, 2011

Whales!

In mid-February, just off the coast of Las Catalinas, a lucky group of passengers aboard the catamaran "Lazy Lizard" were treated to an amazing show with mother and baby Humpbacks breaching the water. The mother was much larger than the 32 foot boat. The whales seemed to be showing off for the passengers who,…
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Living in Las CatalinasUncategorizedWildlife
5 November, 2010

White-faced Monkeys

I was in Las Catalinas last week and I need to catch up on some posts related to that very enjoyable trip.   On Thursday morning I was out for a hike and as I was descending from Windy Peak I heard some commotion in the trees.   There were at least a dozen…
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Living in Las CatalinasWildlife
22 September, 2010

Whales in the Neighborhood

There have been some whales hanging around Las Catalinas of late - especially a mother and baby.   Bob Davey took this video with a small camera from his porch in Flamingo Monday morning.   Pretty cool!
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