An Eco-Tour for the Bird: Hiking in Guatemala Commentator Julie Zickefoose describes a trek to Guatemala where her only goal was to catch a glimpse of a rare bird, the horned guan.
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An Eco-Tour for the Bird: Hiking in Guatemala

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An Eco-Tour for the Bird: Hiking in Guatemala

An Eco-Tour for the Bird: Hiking in Guatemala

An Eco-Tour for the Bird: Hiking in Guatemala

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Commentator Julie Zickefoose describes a trek to Guatemala where her only goal was to catch a glimpse of a rare bird, the horned guan.

The elusive horned guan, photographed by commentator Julie Zickefoose's husband during their trip to Guatemala. Bill Thompson, III hide caption

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The elusive horned guan, photographed by commentator Julie Zickefoose's husband during their trip to Guatemala.

Bill Thompson, III

ROBERT SIEGEL, Host:

For commentator Julie Zickefoose, a recent trip was all about one thing: a glimpse of an extremely rare bird.

JULIE ZICKEFOOSE: Only100 feet to go.

SIEGEL: Back at the foot of the mountain we all pool our money to tip the guides, hoping to buy a little more time for the guan.

SIEGEL: Julie Zickefoose lives in Whipple, Ohio.

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