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Birding Sites: Northern mockingbird

Anyway, during my malaise, I did have some days that were better than others and I didn't completely neglect my lunch-hour birding patch and my backyard ...

Southern Africa Birding Safari

Intermediate egrets (Mesophoyx intermedia) are commonly seen roosting along the shores of the Mareeba Wetlands lagoons. Image Credit: Chrissie Goldrick

Siberian Accentor / Photo by Aaron Lang

Sauvie Island Great Blue Heron

During the last week, I've had a couple of people tell me that they do not like Blue Jays. I responded that the reason so many people don't like Blue Jays ...

After an unsuccessful morning of birdwatching this April, John Vanderpoel retired to his room at the Travelodge and told himself that he was done for the ...

Great birds are often reported there and I've seen some there myself on previous visits. This time there were lots of gulls (western, glaucous-winged, ...

Not long after I enjoyed this Tanager with Randy and his wife in their yard, Randy and I were out birding one morning when I picked up county bird #259*.

During the last week, I've had a couple of people tell me that they do not like Blue Jays. I responded that the reason so many people don't like Blue Jays ...

An acorn woodpecker. I love these guys. If you've ever seen a

Utah Birds

Finally, when I am one more mountain curve from my lunch going north, I ask him to stop. I must have sounded plenty plaintive because he brakes much harder ...

Birding in Panama

Swainson's Warbler ...

Spangle-cheeked Tanager

Whilst identification of Kamchatka vs Arctic based on plumage remains very much in its infancy, one thing that I noticed about this bird was how strikingly ...

Over a ten year period I've only had a handful of sightings of either one of them. Last weekend I found 2 Upland Sandpipers and a dozen Grasshopper Sparrows ...

birding in the bahamas

We soon found the object of its attention - a dead Octopus and a prize find for a hungry gull. I've never seen an Octopus in UK waters so this was a ...

Are Bald Birds Normal? Birdwatching Tips

Well, although I am hard at work being the leading world birder, I've somehow had ...

Before we visit an island Ross usually gives me the rundown of what to expect and I've come to appreciate that he doesn't sugar coat things. But when his ...

Magnification and Memories

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Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus

During the difficult times my family has had to face, birding has helped to keep me strong. I've learned to go birding as often as I could, to make the time ...

On the walk from her house towards the marsh, the first bird we saw was this very busy hairy woodpecker. He didn't seem to mind us at all, too focused on ...

Feather Brained: My Bumbling Quest to Become a Birder and Find a Rare Bird on My Own: Bob Tarte: 9780472119868: Amazon.com: Books

Birdwatching in New York City and on Long Island: Deborah Rivel, Kellye Rosenheim: 9781611686784: Amazon.com: Books

I've been meaning to tackle this post for a while, highlighting some examples I've found that combine my two favorite hobbies: birding and reading.

Birding Basics to Birds With a Bad Rep

It's been too long since I've seen my favourite Icelandic bird, Red Phalarope. Just as I prefer the North American name ...

I sprinkled some seed near the parking at the entrance to the nature trail and it didn't take long before one of our flocks of Savannah Sparrows discovered ...

birding should be fun

Birdist Rule #99: Make Some New Year's Birding Resolutions

Peterson Reference Guide to Birding by Impression: A Different Approach to Knowing and Identifying Birds (Peterson Reference Guides): Kevin T. Karlson, ...

Birding in Southern Costa Rica: Motmots to Quetzals

As I thought about it more, I realized that I probably don't have the greatest Hero Birds, in part because I'm not a great birder and haven't gone on lots ...

After a fine breakfast we started exploring the nearby hills, just as I had done earlier in January. The Zatt was indeed in full flow, I've never seen so ...

These red knots (the smaller birds) helped push John Weigel past the record for most bird species spotted in North America in a calendar year — and he did ...

Birds photographed ...

I've actually wondered why the Rio Grande Valley doesn't promote in their materials that it's one of the cheapest places to go birding…well maybe that isn't ...

Heron feeding chicks at Gatorland

Good Birders Still Don't Wear White

Cedar Waxwing

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A bird not normally found in northern Victoria until recently - their normal range it eastern Victoria, being moderately common in Croajingolong National ...

There's a bird in my yard I've never seen before. How can I find out what it is?

11th: A neighbor to my east said she was driving and saw a bird she hadn't seen before, when she ...

Bittern in Flight

Kill Deer, shorebird, bird photography, Belmar Park, Lakewood, Colorado, Birding

I don't think I've ever seen song sparrows flocking like that before. In among them was one savannah sparrow:

Birding the Riverina - Cocoparra, Fivebough, Pulletop and Galore Hill

One of our target birds seen at the Yoroushi Onsen. This wasn't easy to photograph because it was through glass. I was amazed at how clean the glass window ...

I never could understand why they were called "red-bellied" when their heads are red and not their bellies.

Birding Basics to Camouflaged Birds: Willow ptarmigan in winter

Many backyard birds like this American Robin may not sing as frequently once they are raising

The Singing Life of Birds. The Art and Science of Listening to Birds

iPhone Screenshots

Why do Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers look so similar when they aren't close relatives?

A chapter of the National Audubon Society

Red-breasted Nuthatches - springtime migrations bring these cute birds.

Yellow Warbler in northwest Iowa photographed by Linda Petersen.

It was one of the most spectacular things I've ever seen at relatively close quarters. The resident female was eventually triumphant.

Birding Apps.

Birding by might. Common Moorhen

Small birds expected to bounce back in annual UK count | Environment | The Guardian

Yellow-breasted Chat, Sunrise Birding. I've seen this species in the

Redwings are ubiquitous in Reykjavík at the moment

Pied Monarch

I've never considered myself a “birder” before. Don't get me wrong – I certainly know a Road Runner from a Robin. And I can identify a male Cardinal by it's ...

We finally called it a day when we found a Wood Stork that hadn't been there moments before.

A Recap of Birding Basics

Merlin Bird ID by Cornell Lab on the App Store

I've talked to many birders though, and most of them who have seen adult Saw-whets still haven't seen fledgling Saw-whets. I think I'm going down the right ...

Swamp Sparrow

Many thanks to Tim Wright who found this bird earlier in the day. I didn't get round to seeing it until late on when the sun was setting, the light was ...

And so last month, it happened. The meeting Dave Magpiong dreamed of and we all talked about in that hotel room happened. A room of folks—of all colors and ...

Song Sparrow

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Photo: Jason Holley

This little gray bird is a tufted titmouse and a frequent visitor to my feeders.

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I have seen two males and one female feeding from my thistle. Bird WatchingBirds ...

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Snowy Owl

Many tropical migrants, like the prothonotary warbler, can be difficult for the backyard birder

I've had a great time at Space Coast when I made the trip there three of the last four years…

Birding In Mallorca