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Birding at Better in Belize

Find out why Belize is for the birds! With over 603 species of birds in Belize, Belize is truly a birder’s paradise! Recent sightings of Better in Belize birds include Black-Cowled Oriole; Collared Aracari; Gartered Trogon; Pale-Billed Woodpecker; Red-throated Ant Tanager; Slaty-Tailed Trogon; Turkey Vulture; and Yellow-Faced Grassquit. If you’re a bird-watcher, your pulse has just quickened. […]

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Hummingbird Harems: Why Belize Hummingbirds Hum

There’s a reason why Belize hummingbirds hum – they are polygamous. Even in the Bird World, it’s good to be a guy. Hummingbird harems – or leks – are the hippy communes of the bird world. Up to 100 males congregate in the lek colony and carve out their turf – which may simply be […]

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Better in Belize Ecovillage featured on “House Hunters Off the Grid” tonight!

You Better Belize It! “Hardworking physician Francesco and his wife, registered nurse Mari, need a break from running their own clinic. After a vacation to an eco-village in Belize, they were inspired to find their own low footprint home off the grid. But after putting off the search because of their grueling work schedule, Francesco […]

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