• Haus Alpenz: The Scarlet Ibis - Trinidad Rum

    12 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    One of the first things most people think of when they think of Trinidad - perhaps after steel drums and calypso - is rum. We birders tend to think of the island as a comfortable and practical introduction to the overwhelming avian diversity of the New World tropics - but rum probably isn't too far from our minds, either. I've never been to the Caribbean, but I suspect many visitors to Trinidad welcome the end a long day of birding the island's mountains, beaches, and lush rainforests with a tot of rum - or two. While I have no plans to visit the tropics this year, the weather will be hot...
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