Did you know that 10,000 Birds might, at any given moment, publish a post that could change your life?!? True, most of our commentary on birds, birding, nature, conservation, travel, and anything else on our hyperactive minds don’t qualify as truly transformative, but you’ll no doubt find it all informative, entertaining, and thought-provoking. Plus, we often feature killer photos!

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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.