Tag Archives: Birds

Costa Concordia Poses Risk to Birds

Just last week, I boarded a plane and headed to Atlanta for a quick business trip.  I parked myself in seat 22A, peered out the window and searched for birds until takeoff.  No kidding – sometimes I spot treasures on … Continue reading


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Beak of the Week: Dark-eyed Junco

  There are so many reasons why I love feeding birds!  And, while it is always exciting to see a new face stop by for a meal, it is equally refreshing to see familiar guests return for some feed, too! … Continue reading


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A Birder’s Delight

STILL UNSURE ABOUT WHAT TO GET THE BIRDER IN YOUR LIFE FOR THE HOLIDAYS? TAKE A LOOK AT THESE IDEAS… 13. FIELD GUIDE FRENZY Field guides are always a safe bet for the bird lover in your life.  Consider getting the well-equipped … Continue reading


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Stocking Stuffers

STOCKING STUFFERS BIRD LOVERS WILL ADORE…   6. BIRDY BOOKS Avid readers would love a reflective book on the joys of birding.  Bird books and novels, like The Big Year by Mark Obmascik, Life List by Olivia Gentile, or The … Continue reading


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PB Debuts In WildBird Magazine

The January/February 2012 Issue of WildBird Magazine The January/February 2012 issue of WildBird Magazine has officially arrived! Like me, bird lovers, nationwide, are excitedly plucking the latest copy from their mailboxes, nestling by the fire and leafing through the pages … Continue reading


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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


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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


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Impromptu Birding

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


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“Cuckoo” for Couture

Fashion blogger, Jill Sherman, of Trend De La Crème does an incredible job of matching color, styles and fashion with other aspects of culture. When I first saw her work, I was impressed by her immense creativity, attention to detail … Continue reading


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