Category Archives: Birding Adventures
Michelle and I were recently on BirdCallsRadio discussing the Pledge to Fledge initiative with our fellow Co-founder and friend, Dave Magpiong, and hosts Mardi Dickinson and Chris Bosak. To learn more about P2F, take a listen to the show! A special thanks to … Continue reading
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
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
Birdfair Bliss Held annually at Rutland Water Nature Reserve in Leicestershire, the world’s largest international birdwatching event draws over 20,000 bird enthusiasts from across the globe. With everything a birder could want in one place, it is unsurprising that this … Continue reading
When it comes to birds and wildlife, this is the event of the year! Or so we’ve heard… With three full days on our calendar marked British Birdfair, Michelle and I are prepared to find out exactly what this birdwatching … Continue reading
Standing Ovation, Please.
As its’ name suggests, the Blue-footed Booby’s chief identifying feature is its bright blue feet. The name booby comes from the Spanish term bobo, which means “stupid” or “clown.” Given the bird’s clown-like behavior, it seems quite fitting. I think … Continue reading
Wings in the Moonlight
It is 10:00 p.m. on Monday, day one aboard the Galapagos Legend. I’ve been curled up in bed for nearly 30 minutes reading up on tomorrow’s activities, islands and, of course, anticipated bird sightings. My husband, Jonathan, and I are … Continue reading