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Bird Songs in the Backyard

I was finally on the ball enough to catch the bird songs in our backyard. I mentioned this in a post last week but finally figured out how to record and upload. 23 more words

The Coppersmith Barbet (Megalaima haemacephala)

Coppersmith barbet, Khao Yai National Park

The Coppersmith Barbet, Crimson-breasted Barbet or Coppersmith (Megalaima haemacephala), is a bird with crimson forehead and throat which is best known for its metronomic call that has been likened to a coppersmith striking metal with a hammer. 59 more words


The Red-billed Blue Magpie, Urocissa erythrorhyncha

Red-billed blue magpie, Khao Yai National Park

The Red-billed Blue Magpie, Urocissa erythrorhyncha is a species of bird in the crow family Corvidae. It is about the same size as the European Magpie but has a much longer tail, the longest tail of any corvid. 33 more words


My new favorite place to walk || Quay-side, Newcastle Upon Tyne

I love walking at watersides or just any place where no one knows me. I’m a sucker for places with good views, but who doesn’t? I like places where you can listen to your music without hearing someone screaming or talking loud near you. 455 more words