If you live in the U.S., you probably have an extra day to dig into these two massive carnivals: Circus of the Spineless #24 at Naturalist Notebook and History Carnival LVI: Rocky Road Pistachio Mocha Chip Edition (with Cracker Jack® Topping!) at Walking the Berkshires. Cool!

Written by Mike
Mike is a leading authority in the field of standardized test preparation, but he's also a traveler who fully expects to see every bird in the world. Besides founding 10,000 Birds in 2003, Mike has also created a number of other entertaining but now extirpated nature blog resources, particularly the Nature Blog Network and I and the Bird.