Happy New Year's Eve day!
|Sunset from the boat returning from the nature preserve, Isla Contoy, Mexico; 12/21/10.|
|View of the Caribbean Sea from the deck of our room in Cancun, Mexico: 12/19/10.|
|An iguana showing off on Isla Mujeres, Mexico; 12/20/10.|
|The northeastern coast of Isla Mujeres, Mexico; 12/20/10.|
|A view of Isla Contoy from the tower at the Preserve's headquarters, Mexico; 12/21/10.|
|Magnificent Frigatebirds swarmed the sky over Isla Contoy, Mexico; 12/21/10.|
|One of the "Modern Seven Wonders of the World," the Kukulkan Pyramid in the center of the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza, Mexico; 12/22/10.|
# Denotes birds Luis saw and identified, but I did not see or cannot identify on my photographs.
|In one photograph I captured a Double-crested Cormorant (flying towrds me), in the background was a Tri-colored Heron (back right), a Green Heron (back center) and a juvenile Northern Jacana (behind the Green Heron), Puerto Morelos, Mexico; 12/24/10.|
|Did I mention that there were crocodiles present in the many areas we visited? This one was waiting in the shallow water beneath the deck of a restaurant where we were having dinner in Cancun. Presumably, it wanted dinner also; 12/23/10.|