Sunday, April 30, 2017

Report #120 Cartagena, Colombia April 29, 2017 Saturday Chance of rain & 91 degrees Part #2 Of 2 66 Pictures

More photos of Cartagena……

 

 

A young bird we think

 

Curly-topped great currasow

 

Remember Tina Turner, the singer?  Same hair, almost…..

 

A wading water bird we cannot identify

 

Keel-billed toucan

 

These can be aggressive

 

One of these used to like to untie shoes

 

Channel-billed toucan

 

Resting military macaw

 

Oh my, what big eyes you have…..

 

A wader

 

Silver pheasant

 

Ringneck pheasant

 

Channel-billed toucan

 

Blue eye ring, white chest

 

Green bill and green eye patches

 

Duck

 

Pretty markings, but cannot ID

 

Possibly a dwarf cassowary

 

Too cute

 

Squirrel monkey, also tiny

 

Savoring his candy

 

The way out of the gardens to the taxis

 

Jungle gyms

 

White male peacock

 

Scarlet macaw digging for stones

 

Looking for a long time

 

Inside the terminal store

 

Many treasures

 

Fluffy flamingo

 

The walkway into the terminal shop

 

Juvenile pelicans

 

A rock crab

 

Finding shade under the trellis

 

A female frigate

 

Amsterdam was the only cruise ship in port today

 

Still bunkering fuel

 

The bow

 

Docked on the starboard side – no shuttle today

 

Sailaway Pictures

 

La Popa – 490 feet high above the city and the bay

 

Container port

 

Tugboat ready to assist

 

Brand new tugs

 

Convent of La Popa

 

Brown pelican

 

Vulture

 

Way too hot to stay back here long

 

Here comes the tugs

 

Egrets nesting in the mangroves

 

Full of birds

 

Tugboat

 

Bay of Cartagena

 

A pleasure boat

 

Frigate - girl

 

Soaring overhead

 

Always looking to steal food from other birds

 

Many containers wait shipping

 

Old Town

 

High rise hotels

 

The new statue being erected in the harbor

 

Much taller and nicer than the old one

 

Boca Grande – resorts and condos

 

Small island facility

 

Vacation heaven of Cartagena

 

Pierino Gallo Mall located in this area

 

 

 

 


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