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The bird that started it all

I saw my first rainbow bee-eater south of Townsville, Queensland in 2010. This was the beginning, my hook bird.

The arrival of the Rainbow Bee-eater ( 59 more words


Yellow-throated and Orange-crowned Warblers - Oct. 21, 2016

Yellow-throated Warbler at Glenhurst Meadows

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The photo above is for documentation purposes only. The finder and photographer, Jason Denesevich, did his best to get a visual record of a distant subject in poor light – but what a subject! 446 more words

Morris County

Mexican Birds 1

Amid the ruins of Muyil, a Mayan city in the Quintana Roo, an Violaceous Trogon. Seeing a marvellous bird like this in a place like Muyil helps one forget about the heat, the bugs, and the early morning. 48 more words


Birding by Ear in Anchorage

I am downstairs, sitting in the rocking chair next to the hearth where the wood stove used to be. It is early morning. I am thinking about the next three weeks of travel, and writing. 660 more words

On The Road

Athalassa Dam, Nicosia 21st October 2016

A quick visit to Athalassa Dam, outside Nicosia this morning – very peaceful and with some good views of some interesting birds.

Eurasian Spooonbill 3 (possibly 5 but quite mobile) 94 more words

Cyprus Birdwatching

Yellow-Rumped Warblers

This gallery contains 3 photos. It hardly seems fair–or flattering–to be described by the colour of your bottom, especially when you are those pretty songbirds known as Yellow-Rumped 530 more words