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The night before

Ahhhhhhh so it is the night before… and i am still packing… I still need to go to walmart and get a journal, toothbrush, toothpaste, ect… I am a bit worried because I am traveling alone and ariving a day earlier than the group… I am glad though because I…
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One Week Until Departure

As I prepare for my trip to Costa Rica so many things are running through my mind.  Although my main concern this week is taking care of my immense amount of school work before I go,  I am also concerned about packing.  We were provided with a detailed packing list…
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Wait… are we camping?

So, when I first signed up for the Avian Biology Maymester in Costa Rica,  I thought that the Poultry Science Department was going to have us out in the middle of the jungle of Costa Rica. I was convinced that we would be spending the entire 3 weeks looking for…
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Who said it was all about birds?

When I was getting ready to come to Costa Rica, I knew that there were 3 things I absolutely intended to see. #1 was a Quetzal– a colorful bird that is resembled largely in the Mayan Culture. #2 was none other than the sloth. #3 was a Tapir– a large mammal that seems…
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Post Trip!!

Costa Rica was amazing. I never knew I could see so many bird species in one place. Although I am tired from my trip, I am enjoying showing off all of the pictures I took to my friends and family. I have a picture of a sloth that I saw…
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During the trip!!!

Because we had limited internet and computer access, I was unable to post while I was actually in Costa Rica but this entry comes from the journal I took on the trip.  As we landed in San Jose, I could not help but notice how the street lights looked from…
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