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Blog Profile / 10,000 Birds


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Northern Wheatear at Plum Beach, Brooklyn

11 minutes agoHobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds

Not having to work until the afternoon on a Wednesday, I took advantage and decided to go birding yesterday. At...

Where to Watch Birds in the Iron Gates

Beside birds, in this park you stand a chance of spotting the Eurasian Lynx, Brown Bear and Gray Wolf! Well,...

For Europe’s Environmental Stewardship, a Man From Malta?

17 hours agoHobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds

Whether this ends up as a colossally bad decision remains to be seen. But for the time being, it looks...

What Exactly is a Pardalote?

Sometimes, when I’m writing trip reports about far off places (relative to most of my readers) I wonder what exactly...

Birds Are Migrating South. It Must Be Fall!

I spent both mornings this weekend visiting local birding spots in Queens from the coast to the forested parks. I...

Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of September 2014)

Now that autumn has fallen, my part of the world feels like summer. Hopefully, October offers more of the same!...

The Red-billed Leiothrix of Tuscany

After my grim exposing you last month to Europe’s fifty shades of brown, I felt it incumbent upon me to...

Berry Springs Nature Reserve and Darwin River Dam

Or I could rename this post…..CROCODILES and SNAKES! Last Saturday we were able to visit Berry Springs Nature Reserve late...

Where Are You Birding This Final Weekend of September 2014?

Late September affords birders in the Northern Hemispheres some of our most glorious weekends. That plenty of birds are in...

Review: The Opticron Traveller BGA Mg

Every birder wants the best optics possible. But what that means often depends on circumstance. I love my Swarovski EL...

Frank Gilbert’s Awesome Hospital Cage

One summer my father came to visit from his home in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. He is the handiest of handy...

The Complicated Mating Systems of Rheas

Mating systems and parental care patterns can be odd among birds. Male-female role reversal, happens in some familiar birds, but...

The Bank Swallow Is On the List of Common Birds in Steep Decline

The Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia) is North America’s smallest swallow. It can be distinguish from the Northern Rough-winged Swallow by...

Eye Level with a Whiskered Treeswift

Treeswifts are funny little things. They’re swifts, only they aren’t, actually. When they were first described they were thought to...

Whiskered Tern at Cape May

The recent hubbub in the northeastern United States in terms of rare birds has been all about the Whiskered Tern...

2014-2015 Winter Finch Forecast

Ron Pittaway has published his winter finch forecast for the winter of 2014-2015. Though Ron is based in Ontario his...

Bald Eagle Catching and Eating a Blue-winged Teal

Back in January, when I was enjoying my attendance at the Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival down in Florida,...

Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of September 2014)

James Russell Lowell famously wondered, “And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect...

Marlow Lagoon

While we have been living in Palmerston in the Northern Territory I do miss our garden at home in Broome...

Barred Owl

What is it about Owls that casts such a spell over folk? If there is one order of birds that is...

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