Next Bird Sit: Sunday, October 21/Proximo caminata de aves: 21 de octubre.

Please join Jo Davidson and the San Vito Bird Club for our next birding event on Sunday, October 21 at 7:30 am.  Meet on the terrace by the comedor at the Wilson Botanical Garden at 7:30 a.m. We hope to spot a variety of migrants, including Chestnut-sided Warblers and Summer Tanagers from this location. Rain or shine, we hope to see you there!

As always, binoculars will be available as needed.

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(Photo courtesy of Jo Davidson–Chestnut-sided Warbler)

Next Bird Walk: Sunday, Sept. 23rd/Proximo caminata de aves: 23 de sept.

Please join Greg Homer and the San Vito Bird Club for our next bird walk on Sunday, September 23rd at 7:30 am.  This walk will include very little walking, as we sit and observe a variety of hummingbirds and other avifauna in the Brazilian Cloak garden of the beautiful Finca Sofia (Lydia’s place).  Bring a folding chair and perhaps something to drink.  I’ll meet you at 7:20 am at the bottom of the lastre road across the highway from Casa Botania.  If you know where Finca Sofia is, go right on up and park outside the gate.

As always, binoculars available as needed.



Bird Walk–SATURDAY! Sept. 8th at Agua Luna/Caminata de aves–SABADO! 8 de septiembre a Agua Luna

Please join Greg Homer and the San Vito Bird Club for our next bird walk on SATURDAY, Sept. 8th at the Centro Turistico Agua Luna.  This will be a short and easy walk along a forested rural road and end up at the Centro Turistico Agua Luna where coffee and breakfast may be purchased.  There is also a small wetland on the property.

Centro Turistico Agua Luna is on the road past Sabalito but before the La Union turn off, on the left side of the road.  There is a prominent sign.  Meet at that sign at 7:30am on Saturday.  If you prefer to carpool, two or three cars with available space can pick you up.  Be at the San Vito cemetery NO LATER than 7:10am.

As always, binoculars are available as needed.  Hope you can join us!

(migratory Wilson’s Warbler, courtesy of Jo Davidson)


Bird Walk Sunday: Aug. 26/Caminata de Aves: 26 agosto, domingo

Please join Greg Homer and the San Vito Bird Club for our next Bird Walk.  We will meet at the Soda La Negra (next to the bakery that is 300 meters past the hospital) on Sunday, August 26th at 7:30am.  This walk is fairly flat and is on a solid lastre road with many Porro trees.  We had very good birding on the road last year.  Binoculars available as needed.

Hope you can join us!

Bay-headed Tanager (Photo by Jeff Worman)

Bay-headed Tanager (photo by Jeff Worman)

Bird Walk: Sunday, Aug. 12/Caminata de Aves: 12 de agosto—Wilson Garden

Please join Greg Homer and the San Vito Bird Club for a Sunday bird walk at the Wilson Botanical Garden (OTS Las Cruces), Aug. 12th.

Meet at Recepcion at 7:30am.  Binoculars provided as needed.  Hope you can join as we continue our search for the first northern migrant of the year.


Por favor, unete a Greg Homer y el Club de Aves de San Vito por el proximo caminata a Wilson Garden (OTS Las Cruces), 12 de agosto.

Reunirse a Recepcion a las 7:30 en la manana.  Hay binoculares si es necesario.  Espero que ustedes pueden unir a nosotros.  Todavia buscamos por la primera migrante del norte.

(Photo courtesy of Jo Davidson: Blue-headed Parrot)

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San Vito Bird Club: Bird Walk Sunday-July 29/Club de aves de San Vito: Caminata de aves-julio 29

Please join the San Vito Bird Club for our next bird walk at the Wilson Botanical Garden (OTS Las Cruces) on Sunday, July 29.  Meet outside the Recepcion office at 7:30am.  Binoculars provided as needed.  Hey, let’s see if we can find a very early migrant bird, OK?


Northern Waterthrush: a migrant to watch for! Photo by Gail Hull

Bird Walk: Sunday, July 22/Caminata de aves: julio 22, domingo

Please join the San Vito Bird Club for a bird walk on Sunday, July 22nd.


Meet near the San Vito Hospital at 7:15am.  We will drive down the Tres Rios road for some birding along the river.

Following the walk we can meet for breakfast at the Crepe joint; good food!


Únase al San Vito Bird Club para una caminata de aves el domingo 22 de julio.


Reúnase cerca del Hospital San Vito a las 7:15 a.m. Bajaremos por la carretera de Tres Ríos para observar aves a lo largo del río.

Después de la caminata, podemos encontrarnos para desayunar en la cafetería Crepe; ¡buena comida!


Sunday Bird Walk (July 8): Caminata de aves (8 julio)

Please join Greg Homer and the San Vito Bird Club for our next bird walk.

Meet at Wilson Garden (Las Cruces) Reception at 7:30am on Sunday, July 8.  Binoculars available.

Following the walk, a Refresher Tutorial on identifying pigeons and doves by their call.

Hope to see you there.


Helen LeVasseur with her new Prez, photo by Jo Davidson

3rd Annual Hummingbird Big Sit/Tercero anual dia de colibris (en sillas)!

Please join Greg Homer and the San Vito Bird Club for our 3rd Annual Hummingbird Big Sit…Sunday, August 27th from 7:30am to 9:30am.

Location: Finca Sofia (Lydia Vogt’s place); just inside the gate on the right side of the property.  There is a large garden of Brazilian Cloak bushes (the ones with red and white flowers).  These plants have been especially popular with many species of our hummingbirds.

Please bring a folding chair and something to drink if you wish.  Please park outside the gate on the side of the road, near the gate.


Por favor unete a nosotros y su guia Greg Homer por el tercero dia de colibirs (en silla); domingo, 27 de septiembre de 7:30am a 9:30am.

Lugar: Finca Sofia (propriedad de Lydia Vogt); el lado derecho immediatamente dentro de los portones.  Hay muchas flores y plantes que son muy popular con los colibris!

Llevar una silla pegable y also para tomar, si quiere.  El parqueo es en el lado del camino cerca de los portones.

(Stripe-throated Hermit photo courtesy of Jo Davidson)


SVBC Bird Walks: Change to Sundays!/Caminatas del Club de Aves de San Vito: ¡Cambio a domingos!

San Vito Bird Club bird walks are changing from Saturday mornings to Sunday mornings. This change is to accommodate the every increasing popularity of our wonderful San Vito Saturday morning Farmer’s Market. Our next walk is SUNDAY, Dec. 4th at the Wilson Botanical Garden (Las Cruces).

Please join us for this, hopefully dry and sunny, bird walk. Following the walk we will be collecting your 2017 SVBC dues. Dues have not been increased for several years but this year they are going up, slightly. The new membership fees are:

  • International dues: $20 individual/$40 family.
  • Resident dues: $25 individual/$50 family.

You may also pay your dues from the PayPal button below.

We also have some exciting new San Vito Bird Club merchandise you can order!

  • T-shirts
  • Coffee mugs
  • Caps and more

We look forward to seeing you at our new Sunday bird walk—Dec. 4th.   And don’t forget to take home your FREE-FREE-FREE San Vito Bird Club window sticker.


Las caminatas del Club de Aves de San Vito pasan de sábados en la mañana a los domingos en la mañana. Este cambio es para ajustarnos a la creciente popularidad de nuestra Feria del Agricultor los sábados en la mañana en San Vito. Nuestra próxima caminata es el DOMINGO 4 de diciembre en el Jardín Botánico Wilson (Las Cruces).

Por favor acompáñenos en esta, ojalá seca y soleada, caminata para pajarear. Después de la caminata, recolectaremos las cuotas de membresía del SVBC de 2017. El costo de la membresía no ha incrementado por varios años, pero este año será un poco mayor. Los nuevos costos de membresía son:

  • Membresía para visitantes internacionales: $20 por individuo / $40 por familia
  • Membresía para residentes: $25 por individuo / $50 por familia

Usted puede también cancelar su membresía desde el botón de PayPal abajo.

¡También tenemos noticias emocionantes sobre mercadería del Club de Aves de San Vito que usted puede ordenar!

  • Camisetas
  • Tazas para café
  • Gorras y más

Esperamos verles en nuestra nueva caminata para pajarear – el domingo 4 de diciembre. No olvide llevarse a casa su pegatina del Club de Pájaros de San Vito GRATIS-GRATIS-GRATIS.