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Welcome Back, Shorbies!

Welcome Back, Shorbies!

1 day ago   |   10,000 Birds

If you know me, then you are well aware of how much I love shorebirds. Even when writing my book with all ardent efforts to remain unbiased; the section on Sandpipers & Allies...
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Birding the Kruger Park (6): Pafuri area part 2

Birding the Kruger Park (6): Pafuri area part 2

1 day ago   |   10,000 Birds

This is the last post covering my time birding the Kruger Park in November 2018. It seems this African Harrier-Hawk just caught something here. No clue what it is though. A...
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Black-tailed Godwits around Broome

Black-tailed Godwits around Broome

5 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

There are three subspecies of Black-tailed Godwit in the world. In Australia we encounter the subspecies Limosa limosa melanuroides. The Black-tailed Godwits that we observe...
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Birds Keeping Their Cool Summer of 2022

Birds Keeping Their Cool Summer of 2022

5 days ago   |   Ornithology

Many parts of the world have eperienced record high temperatures. In the U.S., 92 all-time record high temperatures had been set through July 16, 2002, according to the US...
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Birding Cazalla Soaring Bird Observatory

Birding Cazalla Soaring Bird Observatory

7 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

After weeks of preparation , my wife and I are finally in Spain. Algeciras, Spain, to be specific - right around the bay from Gibraltar. Drive a bit to the southwest, and you...
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The World Before - Lake Karla, Greece

The World Before - Lake Karla, Greece

8 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

I was tired, as if it were my shoulders that held the sky suspended... So much so that I made no birding plans for this vacation. Oh, I brought the binoculars, all right, which...
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The Dinosaurs Have Arrived

The Dinosaurs Have Arrived

8 days ago   |   Phoenix Zoo

Home The Dinosaurs and Beasts have arrived They're baaack! And this time... they've brought friends. This October, journey back in time at the Phoenix Zoo! Immerse yourself in...
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Bird Feeder Camera Redux

Bird Feeder Camera Redux

11 days ago   |   Ornithology

Oak Titmouse feeding at the Technaxx camera A year ago I posted a blog on a combination bird feeder-camera that was supposed to identify birds at the bird feeder. I wasn't...
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Pied Oystercatchers second attempt at breeding

Pied Oystercatchers second attempt at breeding

11 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Every year we observe both egg and chick loss amongst our Pied Oystercatcher pairs along Cable Beach and also in Roebuck Bay during their breeding season. The breeding season...
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Another Bird Surprise for Costa Rica- Buff-collared Nightjar!

Another Bird Surprise for Costa Rica- Buff-collared Nightjar!

13 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

As far as countries go, Costa Rica is at the smaller end of the spectrum. A bit larger than the Netherlands but with less land than Latvia and Ireland, in terms of territory...
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Welcome Back, Shorbies!

Welcome Back, Shorbies!

If you know me, then you are well aware of how much I love shorebirds. Even when writing my book with all ardent efforts to remain unbiased; the section on Sandpipers & Allies... Read more ...

Birding the Kruger Park (6): Pafuri area part 2

Birding the Kruger Park (6): Pafuri area part 2

This is the last post covering my time birding the Kruger Park in November 2018. It seems this African Harrier-Hawk just caught something here. No clue what it is though. A... Read more ...