Monday, July 20, 2015

Playa Boca de Apiza

One of seven new protected areas in Mexico

Santuario Playa Boca de Apiza - El Chupadero - El Tecuanillo

Although the Coahuayana river is the division between the states of Colima and Michoacan the beach name belongs to both states. Technically the reserve is on the Colima side of the river,

Natural coastal wetland with dominant thorn scrubs and low deciduous forest vegetation, and in the surroundings, coastal dunes, seagrass beds and mangroves. Three of the 7 species of marine turtles registered in Mexico hatch their eggs in these beaches: Lepidochelys olivacea, Dermochelys coriacea, and Chelonia agassizi.

The Sanctuary provides a habitat for a number of resident and migratory, terrestrial and aquatic birds, many of which are threatened or endangered, such as the Wood Stork (Mycteria americana), the Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens), the Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias), the Bare-throated Tiger-Heron (Tigrisoma mexicanum), and the Agami Heron (Agamia agami).

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Colima Volcano very active

Volcan de Fuego has been extremely active for the last week. That daytime shot is unbelievable. Looks like the end of the world.



Thursday, May 14, 2015

Volcán de Colima wakes this morning

Volcán de Colima, also known as Volcán de Fuego
Early morning riser

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Colima is a state in western Mexico. It shares its name with its capital and main city, Colima, Colima. Colima is a small state, sharing a border with the Mexican states of Jalisco to the north and east, and Michoacán to the south. To the west Colima borders the Pacific Ocean. In addition to the capital city of Colima, the state's main cities include Manzanillo and Tecomán.

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