Monthly Archives: November 2011
Beak of the Week: Lilac-Breasted Roller
As an art aficionado, with a background in art history, it should come as no surprise that I often connect things in the natural world with manmade works of art. To me, it is obvious why people, myself included, are … Continue reading
Beak of the Week: Wild Turkey
Welcome to “Beak of the Week!” Find the new ‘Beak of the Week’ on The Birding Bug Blog EVERY MONDAY! We thought this would be a great way for all of us to learn more about a different species of bird … Continue reading
Preparation, Meet Opportunity.
“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” Seneca, Roman dramatist, philosopher, & politician (5 BC – 65 AD) In birding, like any sport, reward is largely dependent upon effort. With birds appearing anywhere at anytime, one must always … Continue reading
Like most avid birders, I never know when my luck might strike. Once you start birding, it doesn’t take very long to learn that a ‘life bird’ may appear when you least expect it; or worse yet, when your binoculars … Continue reading
Hello, Mr. Wood Stork.
Now, usually when I refer to a “birdie weekend” it suggests a Saturday and Sunday of solid birding. However, this weekend, the term took on an entirely new meaning. You see, Michelle and I spent this past weekend in the … Continue reading
Mansions For Birds?!?
Looking for a bird mansion that won’t break the bank? Well, today is your lucky day! This morning, I was scrolling through one of my favorite websites, Ruelala.com. A guilty pleasure of mine, Ruelala features many of the most sought-after … Continue reading