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Birds at Bryant Park

10 hours agoHobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds

Imagine for a moment that you are a bird. You have been flying all night, migrating, and now the sun...

Where Are You Birding This First Weekend of November 2014?

Keep your eyes to the skies for vultures circling for fresh meat. Do you think vultures find zombies confusing? This Friday brings...

The Ruddy Shelduck Twitch

One of those mornings that somehow let the light in, but without a trace of sun. I leave tarmac behind,...

Are You Going to the 2015 Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival?

I certainly can’t wait for 21 January 2015! That will be the opening day of the 18th Annual Space Coast...

Book Review: Spillover – Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

It’s six weeks to the day till I go to Africa, and of late conversations about the subject have taken...

Sora! Sora! Sora!

I realize that no one wants to hear about other people’s lists. It can be boring, for sure, but my...

National Feral Cat Day Didn’t Go As Planned

feral cat with a Golden-crowned Kinglet by Isaac Grant Pity the poor souls at Alley Cat Allies. They have been...

Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of October 2014)

The final weekend of October positively burns with activity, from spectacular seasonal fare to sports extravaganzas to Halloween hullabaloo. How...

The Sunda Teals of Jakarta

The Sunda Teal is a brown duck. This may make it very popular amongst European birders who can relate, but...

Sanctuary Lakes, Palmerston

When we first arrived in Palmerston I downloaded the bike map and then looked for water bodies within the city....

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

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

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...

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