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Archived Since:March 4, 2008

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Mystery ID – Solved

In the forests of South America, a birder is likely to cross the path of a feeding flock of brown...

A White Brown-headed Cowbird

12 hours agoHobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds

I was sorting through a large mixed flock of Brown-headed Cowbirds and European Starlings at Fort Tilden on Friday morning when...

In the Weeds

19 hours agoHobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds

In honor of fall, and of the Chipping Sparrow that just smacked itself (thankfully not too hard) against my balcony...

My Favorite Release

So I asked seven wildlife rehabilitators, “Tell me your favorite (or one of your favorites) release story – the kind...

An odd foraging behavior for a Vulture

New World vultures of the genus Cathartes (Greater Yellow-headed, Lesser Yellow-headed and Turkey Vultures) look much alike. Greater and Lesser...

Swainson’s Hawks in Plumas County

This past weekend I took a trip to the small town of Portola in Plumas county for a Northern California...

Chasing cuckoos

While I sometimes complain about the lack of variety of birds in New Zealand, there are at least some birds...

How smart are parrots?

Parrots are smarter than Nebo the dog “Nebo.” The dog’s name came from the direction of the enclosed front porch...

I Want This Bird to be Something…

Two weeks after finding a Say’s Phoebe at Edgemere Landfill in the company of my family I convinced them to return...

Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of October 2014)

Halfway through the month, we in the temperate zones are clearly moving from one season to another. Here in New...

Some Cool and Crazy Waterbirds from Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of those places that people visit to “see the rainforest”. Although there’s no such thing as “the...

Another Reason Conservatives are Bad for Birds

You know that a government is running amok when it threatens to send tax auditors after a registered charity, in...

Knuckey Lagoons Conservation Reserve

Knuckey Lagoons Conservation Reserve is between two cities! Palmerston lies to the south east and Darwin to the north west...

A Day in Anchorage

Birders know why Alaska is known as The Last Frontier. Because when you’ve painstakingly built your life list over the...

Biofuels: Now With More Birds

When you hear the word “biofuel,” you probably think of corn, right? But other types of plant matter can power...

First Queens Big Sit at Fort Tilden a Rousing Success

The inaugural Queens County Bird Club Big Sit at Fort Tilden yesterday, 12 October, was as wonderful a time for...

Best Bird of the Weekend (Second of October 2014)

Why is camping so interesting? I ask because, despite my deep affection for warmth, indoor plumbing, and uninterrupted Internet access,...

Chestnut-breasted Mannikins

I have been challenged over the few weeks we have been in Palmerston in the Northern Territory by a little...

Tanagers of Hotel do Ype, Itatiaia.

About half way between Brazil’s Sao Paulo and Rio de Janiero, lies a mountain valley containing the Itatiaia National Park....

Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of October 2014?

Keep your eyes to the skies for raptors on the move, like this Griffon Vulture over the Straits of Gibraltar...

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