With the state of the economy what it is, travel is down this holiday season. For humans, that is.
But raptors are undeterred. Hundreds of thousands of hawks have been fleeing the cold this fall. As usual, they're flying from North to Central and South America.
Hawk migration photo: www.flickr.com/photos/kirklandj
And, as usual, avid birders are gathering at stops along the way. For today's geo quiz, we're looking for one of the most popular hawk layovers.
This Central American country is a significant transit point for people as well. It's provided a link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans for almost a century. And it's a land link between Central and South America.
We'll have the answer here...