New World Tropics – Belize

Friday, 5/20/2016

by Becky & Phil Witt

Becky and Phil Witt have been birders since the mid-1970’s and are award-winning photographers. For many years, they have been volunteers at NJ Audubon’s Sherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary in Bernardsville, working in the bookstore, leading an occasional bird walk on the grounds, and in recent years running the photography workshop series.

Phil is a past president of the Camera Naturalist Photo Club, NJ’s only photography club devoted solely to nature photography. They spend much of their free time traveling the world for nature photography.

Becky and Phil will present a nature-oriented travelogue of Belize, one of their favorite areas in the New World Tropics. Situated a relatively short flight away on the east coast of Central America, Belize serves as a meeting spot for species from both North and South America. Visitors in winter can see both our North America warblers, which migrate there for the winter, and South American species, such as toucans, all in the same day.

Please join us to see images of tropical rainforests, Mayan ruins, and of course birds!

Their photography can be viewed at