Every year, thousands of raptors travel many kilometers to escape the winter. In San Juan La Laguna, Sololá, our collaborators at the Eco Hotel Uxlabil had the joy of being able to see this natural phenomenon up close.
What are raptors? Raptors, also known as "birds of prey," are predatory birds that hunt prey in search of food, using their beak and sharp claws. Their prey goes from rodents or corpses of animals of any kind, to fish that swim near the surface.
During these migration trips, where impressive flocks can be observed, several species of raptors can be observed: eagles, hawks, vultures, owls, hawks, owls, among others.
The photograph that appears on this text was taken in the Mayan town of San Juan La Laguna, Sololá, a Mayan town of tzutujil people, where the Eco Hotel Uxlabil Atitlán is located.
The following photograph was taken from the atrium of the Catholic Church of San Juan La Laguna:
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