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New Project, The Tufted Jay

by David Tomb on June 30th, 2013

Jeepney Projects Worldwide is excited to announce our partnership with the Reserva Chara Pinta (Tufted Jay Reserve). We are fundraising with a benefit fine art print project for the reserve and ejido (collective) El Palmito. The reserve is home to many fantastic birds such as Red Warblers, Red-headed Tanagers, Mountain Trogons, rare Eared Quetzals, and occasionally Wintering Thick-billed Parrots. The star of the region is the strikingly and charismatic Tufted Jay… More…

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Can you spot the Horned Guan? Mike did

by David Tomb on January 20th, 2012

About a mile away from camp El Triunfo in Chiapas, Mexico, Mike spotted the incredible Horned Guan about a hundred feet up in a small opening in the cloud forest canopy. The huge gorgeous turkey-like bird flew lower into these epiphyte, fern, and moss laden oak trees. Can you spot the guan?… More…

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A Canyon of Their Own

by David Tomb on October 27th, 2011

Jeepney Projects is a huge fan of natural history writer and environmental photojournalist George Oxford Miller. George has traveled widely and written many books. He went with us to the Philippines and will be going with us to Ghana in February 2012. Here is a link to an article that he wrote for Living Bird Magazine of Cornell Lab of Ornithology about the incredible… More…

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Trip to El Triunfo Reserve, 2007

by David Tomb on December 15th, 2010

The remote highland cloud forest of El Triunfo Reserve in southwest Chiapas is a magical place in Mexico and this vast area is as wild as it gets. There are no visitor centers, no roads in the reserve to bring in refrigerated beverages or ambulances. There are just a few trails fit mostly for mules, seasonal farmers, wild creatures, and… More…

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