A bird I have photographed on several of my trips and here he is in front of my house! For more information on this bird, see Neotropical Birds where you will see that he lives only in Central America & Mexico, not the big city pest the word “pigeon” brings to mind. And for some of my other photos of this bird, including last week at Xandari, see my Costa Rica Red-billed Pigeon Gallery with some better shots than these! Or the whole Costa Rica BIRDS Gallery for sub-galleries of 13 different species of pigeons and doves I’ve photographed here! An interesting & colorful family of birds!
No better way is there to learn to love Nature than to understand Art. It dignifies every flower of the field. And, the boy who sees the thing of beauty which a bird on the wing becomes when transferred to wood or canvas will probably not throw the customary stone.