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New Birding For A New Year

Many readers of 10,000 Birds are more than the casual birdwatcher…they are hopeless bird junkies. Truly depraved birding addicts. It...

Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of 2014)

And that’s a wrap. The calendar year 2014 has just about run its course. It’s all over but the year...

Purple Swamphen: Supertramp or superspecies?

21 hours agoHobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds

The colorful Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio) lives in wetlands from Portugal and Senegal all the way east to New Zealand...

Birding Derby in December

Over the fifteen years that we have lived permanently in Broome we have never been north to our closest town,...

First State Record of Couch’s Kingbird in New York State!

On Christmas, Gabriel Willow, a New York City birder and Naturalist Editor for New York City Audubon, posted a picture...

Some Cool Woodpeckers from Costa Rica

The Woodpeckers are one of the more popular of the avian families. What’s not to like about woodpeckers? They laugh,...

Hummingbirds at Catarata del Toro, Costa Rica

No, you’re not going crazy. This is the second post on 10,000 Birds about hummingbirds at Catarata del Toro in...

Where Are You Birding This Final Weekend of 2014?

Is this all there is? Another year slipping away with but one more weekend to imbue 2014 with magical memories?...

Disaster in the Sundarbans

I dreamed of birding the Sundarbans delta – roughly the size of Connecticut or Cyprus – ever since my very...

Best Bird of the Year 2014

That’s Redgannet’s BBOTY at the top of the post. Read on to find out what it is! 2014 has been...

Who Doesn’t Like Birds, Tigers, or the Taj Mahal?

During the holiday season, we often think of others. You’ve probably enjoyed shopping for the birders in your life, carefully...

Christmas Bird Counting in Queens

I have participated in something like twenty Christmas Bird Counts since I started birding in 2005. My first count was...

Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of December 2014)

So many people devoted serious time this weekend to acquiring gifts for family, friends, and strategic acquaintances. Hopefully, each of...

Where to Find Me at the 2015 Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival

I can’t wait to be in Florida! The 18th Annual Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival is less than a...

Asia’s Deadliest Bird: The Brown Prinia

It must suck to be called “Brown Prinia“. Try as I might, I can’t think of a name that implies more...

Gifts to impress a female friend!

There are probably a few people right now facing the dilemma of what gift they should buy to impress a...

Here’s the new bird family tree. It’s amazing.

The magnificent history and diversity of birds on Earth came into sharper focus this month with the publication of 28...

Greenland’s Arctic Tern

Greenland is the world’s biggest island taking up more than 2,000,000 km2 of the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans. Greenland is...

Otham: The new eBird hotspot!

Most of you will not have heard of Otham. Neither had I until I bought a tree there. Mature living...

First Noel

An itinerant lifestyle, while wonderful in some regards, does not lend itself to forming certain connections. While I enjoy birding...

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