Our faves this month begin with "Where we'd like to be": Daybreak at Raso de Catarina in N.E. Brazil awaiting Lear's Macaws -- spectacular! Photo by guide Bret Whitney.
"Where we'd like to be" #2: Birding the beautiful tall rainforest at Guyana's Atta Lodge. Photo by participant Marshall Dahl.
"Where we'd like to be" #3: On Tony Nunnery's porch in W Ecuador (highest hummer yard list in the world, at 40+ species!) -- in our socks. Photo by participant Charm Peterman.
"Where we'd like to be" #4: After flight/motorboat ride/canoe paddle, a welcome on the lakeside deck at Ecuador's Sacha Lodge. Photo by guide Willy Perez.
"Where we'd like to be" #5: In front of the north gate of incomparable Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Photo by guide Doug Gochfeld.
Birders' Helping Hands #1: it almost took a village, but we had one! Guides Phil Gregory and Doug Gochfeld with the fab camp crew at Cambodia's Baeng Toal.
Birders' Helping Hands #2: Participant Bill Thomas hangs out with the world's absolute best birding tour support crew of Wat (l.) and gang in Thailand. Photo by participant Randy Siebert.
Most unexpected sign: Participant Daphne Gemmill and one of our recent Guyana groups made this discovery. Who knew?
In the birding weeds in South TX: Fortunately, guide Chris Benesh (l.) is great at getting us both literally and figuratively out of them! Photo by participant Karen Lintala.
Hat-style triad: Phil, Doug, Srun -- who is the most stylish of them all? Photo by Cambodia participant Claire Moore.
Could it be instead guide Marcelo Barreiros' combo floppy hat/neck shade? Photo by NE Brazil participant Robin LaFortune.
A man on a mission: Loads of endemics await along the Old Loja Road in southern Ecuador -- follow guide Willy Perez, he aims to find them! Photo by participant Charm Peterman.
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