Melaque Mexico Wild and Plant life

There is lots of wildlife around the lagoon and we are constantly entertained by it.  This green Iguana lives on/in the wall next door - one of the first green ones I've seen.  There are actually more of the gray kind here.

Tons of birds (hope to get a few fotos), Caiman (crocs), squirrels, fireflies (truly amazing), mosquitoes, ants and flies are coming into season

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Green Iguana Melaque
Dudes peeking over
Green Iguana Melaque
 Caught a good one here
Laguna del Tule Melaque
Lagoon from the back yard. 
Trees Melaque

Both fotos of blossoms above are on a Tamarind tree
 (I was corrected and the tree is a Poinciana - Tabachin or Framboyan in Spanish. It's in the Tamarind family and is supposed to bloom just before the hot season.)

Laguna del Tule Melaque
Crane of some sort across the pond - or a Great Egret as someone suggested.
Bananas Melaque
Bananas that are not getting sweet before they go bad.
Pineapple in neighbors yard
Laguna del Tule Melaque

This bridge of reeds, swamp grass, small palms and every other plant that could take hold used to be firmly planted about 500 yards off in the distance.  We had our first hint of a tropical wind storm with some rain today (06-22-05) and now we have about an acre more property.   Tomorrow morning with more wind and rain I don't know.  We're considering throwing out grappling hooks.

Laguna del Tule Melaque

You can now see a little bit of Barra de Navidad and the big hotel - Grand Bay on Isla de Navidad.