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Cable Beach Pied Oystercatchers

Cable Beach Pied Oystercatchers

2 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

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...
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The Longest Hour

The Longest Hour

4 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

Luck is a funny thing. It always presents itself in unexpected ways, seemingly to deliberately confuse and mislead. Last year we reunited with a couple good friends who flew in...
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Why Did the Turtle Cross the Road??

Why Did the Turtle Cross the Road??

4 monthes ago   |   Minnesota Zoo

Bird song once again fills the treetops, the grass is greening, and turtles are emerging. It's springtime in Minnesota! Each year, as lakes, rivers, and ponds warm, aquatic...
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The longest way to Costa Rica goes around the world!

The longest way to Costa Rica goes around the world!

One year ago   |   10,000 Birds

Presuming that you want to bird Costa Rica, you would book a southbound flight or westbound. Yet, for most people, birders are all eccentric. What if you were truly...
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Brown-eared Bulbuls in blossom

Brown-eared Bulbuls in blossom

One year ago   |   10,000 Birds

The 2020 Olympics will be held in Tokyo, Japan. Do birders and canoeists/kayakists/kayakers/kakies make good bedfellows I wonder? The new canoeing centre is still under...
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My Trip to Costa Rica Part 2

My Trip to Costa Rica Part 2

One year ago   |   10,000 Birds

Before leaving Olguita's on the second day in Costa Rica, I spotted this migrant male Baltimore Oriole pictured above, but I also enjoyed a resident Black-cowled Oriole , both...
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A Single Purple Gallinule

A Single Purple Gallinule

One year ago   |   10,000 Birds

All birders love the Everglades. There are so few places on Earth where one can see thousands and thousands and thousands of wading birds on a single visit, their white and...
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Evidence of earlier humans in Madagascar is unconvincing but interesting

Evidence of earlier humans in Madagascar is unconvincing but interesting

2 years ago   |   10,000 Birds

There is a virtual flock of new and interesting bird science news all of the sudden, including the rediscovery of an extinct Bahama Nuthatch. But here I want to note, and for...
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How to Bird by Car

How to Bird by Car

2 years ago   |   10,000 Birds

When for whatever reason you may no longer be much of a walker, that shouldn't be a reason not to be a birder. A car is the obvious solution. When it's sunny, you have the...
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Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida

Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida

2 years ago   |   10,000 Birds

Dry Tortugas approximately 100 years ago. Sooties, noddies, and where to find them. As the Caribbean's emerald waters fell away below our seaplane, I had no idea what to expect...
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Birds and Smoke

Birds and Smoke

There was a recent report of hundreds of thousands of birds found dead in New Mexico. Biologists figure it has something to do with the wildfires that are plaguing the western... Read more ...

Best Bird of the Weekend

Every weekend seems to be wild from the perspective of human history. To every bird, though, mid-September remains what it's always been: a good time to feed, mass, and move... Read more ...