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A Year of Birding

A Year of Birding

H. Bradford

One of my many New Year’s resolutions last year was to try a few new hobbies.  One of the hobbies that I tested out this year was birding.   1,448 more words

World of Birds: Late November brings exciting rarities to the region

After being spoiled last fall with numerous rarities, we finally had a good run of exciting birds over the past week.

This is the part of birding I really enjoy, as do other keen birders. 1,144 more words

Nature And The Environment

#443 Red-tailed Wheatear

Came across a pair of these Red-tailed Wheatears in the rocky areas of the Banni grasslands in the Greater Rann. Banni grasslands is an arid grassland ecosystem on the outer southern edge of the marshy salt flats of Rann of Kutch. 229 more words


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© HJ Ruiz – Avian101


Bird of the Week – Western Wood-Pewee

There are three species in this genus of small flycatchers, but only one, the Western Wood-Pewee, is commonly found in Alaska.

This is a small, drab bird, but the slight crest, indistinct or missing eye ring and whitish belly and throat make it fairly easy to identify in field. 80 more words


In lost light

A black Capped Chickadee sat singing a-dee-dee-dee in the now lost light of a small local woodlands. Even with the sun at high noon this patch of shrubs remains dimly light. 9 more words