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Biddeford Pool Snowy Owl and Weather Discussion

This was the birding highlight of Tuesday morning’s visit with Katrina to Biddeford Pool.

The first photo was taken shortly after our arrival to The Pool, while the second two -with much more pleasant skies – was taken as we departed around noon.  863 more words


Rarity Season-to-date in Review

I hope you didn’t think that my lack of blogging of late equated to a lack of birding!  Quite the contrary, actually – it is Rarity Season afterall!  956 more words


Fall Plans

Seriously, it’s already the end of August?  Where the heck did the summer go?  It feels like shorebird season just started, and now here I am checking the radar nightly as fall songbird migration heats up.  561 more words


BirdCallsRadio: Derek Lovitch

Here is the archive of the Derek Lovitch show, originally aired Sunday, April 29, 2012. Derek talks to BirdCallsRadio about his new book, “How to be a Better Birder,” published by Princeton University Press. 97 more words


Killdeer chicks already

While many migrating birds haven’t even arrived in New England yet, some birds are already busy raising young. I came across this killdeer family at a cemetery in Darien, Conn., the other day. 155 more words

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Book Review: How to Be a Better Birder

How to Be a Better Birder, by Derek Lovitch, Princeton University Press (http://press.princeton.edu), 2012, 208 pages, $19.95

Whether you are a bird feeder aficionado or a life-listing lunatic, there aren’t many birders who couldn’t aspire to betterdom. 415 more words

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