haha thanks Wolf... it's true, any time most people hear about Pelee it's something to do with birds, but I think when visitors only focus on that aspect, they are missing out on a lot of what else there is to offer. I used to work as a Nature Interpreter there and it blew me away how far some people come to see the birds in April and May. I met some people from Morocco and a few from New Zealand as well, and one of my favourite regulars who was working as a migrant worker in Leamington's greenhouses but actually has a Masters in Ornithology in Costa Rica! That guy was always an interesting person to talk to, and he made it a point to teach me a few species' names in Spanish by the end of the season - it's been nearly 3 years since then though so I've largely forgotten even most of the French names I knew...
I'd probably do bird photography if I could afford the cost of entry, and if I manage to pick up enough weddings in the next few years, a 500mm f/4 might not be too far-out a goal. Until then, the 100mm macro gets me the shots I want of the butterflies and bees/wasps for a much lower cost of entry
(Edit - that last paragraph might sound silly, but I am a sucker for shallow depth of field, so slower zooms to the longer ranges don't appeal to me and I'm willing to save up for "the goods")
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