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Blog Profile / 10,000 Birds


URL :http://10000birds.com/
Filed Under:Hobbies / Birding
Posts on Regator:6498
Posts / Week:18.5
Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

The Plateau Effect

Birders can often be predictable. For example, even though you know I am The Greatest Ornithologist, it would surprise none...

Cassin’s Kingbird, Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, New York

Late in the evening on Saturday, 15 November, phone lines started humming after Kai Sheffield reported a Cassin’s Kingbird at...

Best Bird of the Weekend (Fourth of November 2014)

Did you enjoy the last normal weekend of your calendar year? Hopefully, you indulged in your favorite expressions of banality...

Outstanding Pied Oystercatcher parenting!

When you monitor a species of birds over many years you learn a lot from your observations and you soon...

Gulf Coast Ribbon Snake

Positive reinforcement tells me that I should be finding snakes in Houston, TX. The first one was found simply by...

Where Are You Birding This Fourth Weekend of November 2014?

No snow here! As someone who lives close enough to Buffalo to feel both tremendous fear and relief regarding the...

Wildlife Rehabilitation in Tulsa

Just returned from an amazing tour of Tulsa … wildlife rehabilitators, fabulous artists, even an NPR interview with Rich Fisher...

Waterfowl at the Local Water Treatment Plant

As it turned out the month of October brings some of the common migratory waterfowl to our local water treatment...

So, I’m Writing a Field Guide

Yeah, I’m kind of surprised too. After all, while I like to believe that I am a pretty good bird...

Win (Gunnison Sage Grouse), Lose (Bird Flu), or Draw (European Blackbirds)

Finally some good-ish news for the Gunnison Sage Grouse: The boomers of the Rocky Mountain states have finally been granted “threatened species” protection....

Peregrine Falcon vs Brown Pelican?

//www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wpM1LwKaak When doing some research for a presentation on cavity nesting birds of Northern California, I came upon a reference...

Move Over Counting Crows, Here are the Counting Robins

So the massive project I’m working on reaches its climax this weekend, and my laptop is still broken… so here...

November Birding in Bryant Park

Several Gray Catbirds are still in Bryant Park. This one was hanging out on a table in front of Sixth...

Back to the beach!

It is good to be home! There have been a lot of good birds seen in the Northern Territory over...

White-winged Dove in Queens!

This morning I was out at Fort Tilden on the barrier beaches of Queens at first light, hoping to take...

Five Benefits of Feeder Birding in Costa Rica

The survivalist birder scoffs at feeders. I recently became aware of this after an erstwhile interview with one of those...

Year of the Shrike

Yesterday I saw a Dark-eyed Junco while I was walking my dog. It was the Slate-colored form, of course. No...

Birding in Honduras, Part I: Highlands

In September, I had the fantastic opportunity to travel to an increasingly popular destination for birding: Honduras. Chris Lotz, the...

Trumpeter Swans: Don’t Shoot Them

Many years ago, back in the 1970s, I visited my sister, who lived in West Yellowstone, Montana, in the dead...

Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of November 2014)

The year 2014 is approaching its imminent end, which means different things for different people. For those of us interested...

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