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|Archived Since:||March 5, 2008|
Bird news: Why are the crows so violent in Canada?Bald eagle cam shows bald eagles bringing a young cat back to the nest. John James Audubon was kind of a punk ass troll. Oh...this isn't going to piss any birders off...at all. Apparently people think birders are as creepy as clowns. Show More Summary
This podcast is brought you by WildSide Nature Tours. Come with me to an ancient land to watching thousands of migratory birds like common cranes, storks, spoonbills and red kites. We'll also look for Palestine sunbird, jungle cat and...Show More Summary
One of my bird survey offices in Texas. I've kind of transitioned in the last year or so to do less surveys and more writing and giving programs. I love bird survey work, but it's taxing physically both on your body and your time. Basing each week on airports and storms is less exciting as I get older. Show More Summary
The Birdist explains why you don't see native birds in movies. Albatross babies in flower pots and albatross buried in sand.Sharon has issues with this job description. Wisdom with John and Yoko. Wisdom and mate displaying on the fall...Show More Summary
News: Jon Hamm helps a hummer. Eurasian jay dodges a sparrow hawk Matrix style. Sand martin necrophilia. Bird Jobs: If you were unemployed for a few months, which job would you take: Tundra Nesting Bird Internship at Arctic National Wildlife Refuge or Bahamas Shorebird Field Assistant...live on a schooner.
Cool photos to help illustrate why Malheur NWR was created. Here's a great resource for finding jobs in the birding industry.
Kolarbyn is known as Sweden's most primitive hotel. Seriously, check their website, that's how they bill themselves. Can you make out our hut hidden in the Swedish wildnerness? Did I ever tell you about that time I went camping and birding in Sweden? Probably not in the blog. Show More Summary
This flamingo report popped in the news just after I left Florida. Also...I don't think this person knows what a "money shot" is. Weezer sold a crazy package of birding in the Galapagos. Join the American Birding Association and say we sent you. Show More Summary
More ivory gull insanity. Laura Erickson's take on feeding gulls vs feeding owls. The kiskadee in South Dakota has passed. Nice article on world birding champion Noah Stryker. The "Flock" game NBB was talking about.
This podcast is brought to you by Refrigirware! I've been wearing the Women's Vertical Puffer Jacket and it's compact and warm. Wildside Nature Tours offers a lot of trips! Come with me to Honduras or even better...Israel. Do you know a birder between 16 - 20? Apply for this scholarship. Show More Summary
Courtesy of Nathan Swick. Courtesy Michael Retter and Nathan Swick.
I realized that as my life has shifted to more professional writing, I don't write for my blog like I used to. Once I've written something that ends up over at Outdoor News or Audubon, there's no need to put it here. But I do a lot of...Show More Summary
Thank you, Annie Aguirre for the art and incorporating my feelings about snowy owls and my love of Pokemon. What? We are giving away something from Mincing Mockingbird? It's the third book Prolonging Revenge Through Reincarnation: The Paintings of the Mincing Mockingbird Volume III Hardcover Art Book. Show More Summary
Wisdom the albatross has returned and at age 64 she's mating...will she lay an egg?Best birding headline of the year. Taylor Swift and the dotterels. Owl lands on a birder's head and everyone got pictures.
Apparently pigeons can be quite adept at interpreting mammogram results. We're getting a hint of how cowbirds (a brood parasite) figure out that they are cowbirds after being raised by other species. Things get weird in France when conservationists try to stop poaching. Show More Summary
This podcast is brought to you by Wildside Nature Tours. They offer a variety of tours. Check out the delightful Brome Birding News Cast. Audubon takes a firm stance in favor of collecting the mustached kingfisher for science. Also, here is the article that "literally" make a reader sick. Show More Summary
Snowy owls are showing up in big numbers for the third winter in a row. Don't freak out. Enjoy them responsibly. Check out Project SNOWstorm. Why the biologist who had been studying birds in Guadalcanal euthanized one bird for research and conservation purposes. Show More Summary
Insert the Ned Stark joke here: winter is coming, juncos are in full force in Minneapolis. My patch is full of them right now and always taking a moment to observe even a common bird like this can imprint their shape and behavior on your brain. I was recently on Jekyll Island for the Georgia Ornithological Society annual meeting and I had a blast. Show More Summary
If you are 62 or older you already qualify for a Senior Pass which for $10 gets you into any federal park (NPS, BLM, US Fish, etc) for free but Thursday, October 8 you'll be able to get the lifetime pass for free. Shell halts Arctic Drilling. The Migratory Bird Treaty Act is being reinterpreted which could have devastating consequences for birds. Guess what this is!
Bay City, MI is one of the top ten drunkest cities in Michigan and you should also check out the Saginaw Bay Birding Trail. An unfortunate ad showed up in some mailboxes in New York. Word on the street is that the owner of the company...Show More Summary