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    West of Hato Mayor to Hwy 7 Road Conditions?

    We drove from Sabana del Mar on the way to Las Terrenas 3 years ago. We decided to take the shortest route which was supposed to be only minutes longer than actually driving to Santo Domingo and then heading north. When we went through Hoto Mayor there was massive road construction and we were...
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    October Big Day - Bird Counting Event (October 8, 2022)

    Calling all birders out there: This Saturday, October 8, 2022, is Ebird’s worldwide bird counting day (October Big Day). Let’s represent the DR (https://ebird.org/news/october-big-...rs for October,birds to bring people together.) This is a worldwide event where birds are counted the entire...
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    Bird Watching in Puerto Plata and North Coast

    The relative scarcity of gulls in the tropics is something that has not escaped the attention of ornithologists. It appears there is no clear-cut answer. A nice read on several hypotheses about the absence of gulls in tropics (you asked for it Northern Coast Diver! )...
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    Bird Watching in Puerto Plata and North Coast

    Hi Vermontmark. Not aware of any bird group. My husband and I are from Watertown, MA and live in Cabrera (on our 3rd year). The North coast is very under surveyed since there are just not enough people birding in the area. The birding hotspots have not been well identified. Many...
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    Haitian 2021 Earthquake & Response

    I was monitoring Grace this morning and felt a slight shaking. Thought maybe it was the espresso Cibao or last night's rum. Then my wife said look at the pool. The water was sloshing back and forth and almost overflowed to the patio She sent her observation to USGS almost before the quake was...