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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of February 2017)

The third weekend of February seems fairly uneventful, but birders and nature lovers know how to make these days count……

Greater Sand Plover with abnormal colouration

Over the years that we have birded we have observed some variation in the plumage of birds including a Crimson…

Duck Quest in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is known for its quetzales, many hummingbirds, beautiful tanagers, and a host of other tropical birdies not found…

Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of February 2017?

Many people I know are taking vacations this week, partially because schools in my area observe Winter Recess and partially…

No two scaups are equal

January is sort of a birding sprint – you start fresh and, all of a sudden, head for them all….

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of February 2017)

Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of February 2017)

Feb 20, 2017 | No Comments

The third weekend of February seems fairly uneventful, but birders and nature lovers know how to make these days count…...

Birds

Mallard Complexity

Mallard Complexity

Feb 14, 2017 | 13 Comments

Everyone knows what a male Mallard looks like. The drake of this extremely common, sexually dimorphic species (Anas platyrhynchos) cuts a...

Trips

No two scaups are equal

No two scaups are equal

Feb 16, 2017 | No Comments

January is sort of a birding sprint – you start fresh and, all of a sudden, head for them all....

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Thoughts for the Day

Thoughts for the Day

Jan 20, 2017 | No Comments

Last night I lay awake from 4 am til almost 5, worrying about the black-footed ferrets I met in Montana...

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Birds of the Indonesian Archipelago: Greater Sundas and Wallacea–A Field Guide Review

Birds of the Indonesian Archipelago: Greater Sundas and Wallacea–A Field Guide Review

Feb 7, 2017 | 1 Comment

I’ve never been to the Indonesian Archipelago, but I really like the birds there. From Great Argus to Coucal to Frogmouth, from...

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