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Best Bird of the Weekend

4 hours ago   |   10,000 Birds

Another weekend is in the books. With hope, this was a memorable one for you, even if the birds weren't particularly rare. My best sighting was a Herring Gull with a mantle so...
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Kings County Brewing Collective: Penguins in Space

Kings County Brewing Collective: Penguins in Space

2 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

In the course of our nearly weekly reviews here at Birds and Booze, we've come across an impressive variety in the depictions of birds on packages of beer, wine, cider, and...
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Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of July 2020?

2 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

While those of us in the Northern Hemisphere are just getting used to the idea of summer, birds have been in tune with the season for a while. From a phenological perspective...
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Birding in the Delhi area Part 2

Birding in the Delhi area Part 2

4 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

As I simply saw too many interesting birds during my short Delhi birding trip in 2019, I decided to cover the trip in two separate posts. Having a scientific background, I...
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My Northern Birds

My Northern Birds

5 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

One of the ways I could describe the unique mix of birds I can see here in southwestern Mexico, would be to divide our species into five categories. The invasive species are...
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What It's Like to Be a Bird: A Review of the New Sibley Book

What It's Like to Be a Bird: A Review of the New Sibley Book

5 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

“Look around, look around...” The refrain is from Hamilton , a demand and a plea to look with the brain and the heart and then to look again. Listening to them, I thought the...
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Beats the Beltway: a review of Bruce Beehler's book “Natural Encounters”

Beats the Beltway: a review of Bruce Beehler's book “Natural Encounters”

6 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

In his blog, Birds and Nature North America, the peripatetic Bruce Beehler professes to cover not just what the title says, but also American culture, American history, and...
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Best Bird of the Weekend

7 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Summer felt officially “on” this weekend in many parts of the northern hemisphere. That summer generally signals a decline in local avian diversity probably hasn't sunken in...
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Janet Turner, Bird Artist

Janet Turner, Bird Artist

7 days ago   |   Ornithology

Snow Geese The following is from my latest book, The Art of the Bird: The History of Ornithological Art through Forty Artists. Janet Turner was one of the artists I discussed...
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Collaborative list - June 2020

Collaborative list - June 2020

8 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

So, just as our heroes head back out into the woods, the woods go quiet. After their incarceration, a bit of birdsong would be just what was needed to lift the beats back to...
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Cable Beach Pied Oystercatchers

Cable Beach Pied Oystercatchers

A few weeks ago I introduced you to the first pair of Pied Oystercatchers to start to breed this year. It is earlier than other years, but now some of the other pairs of Pied... Read more ...

Best Bird of the Weekend

Another weekend is in the books. With hope, this was a memorable one for you, even if the birds weren't particularly rare. My best sighting was a Herring Gull with a mantle so... Read more ...