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Rain blurs license plates
One pink rose petal twitching
Trees don’t move an inch

Happy Thanksgiving! 

There is no better way to celebrate Thanksgiving that getting two lifers! Even better when the two lifers are in the same location at the same time. 56 more words


New Zealand bird spotting: 0-10

Kia Ora! My first New Zealand post, in no particular order, will be all about birds! (I’m here for about 5 weeks doing all sorts, and will write more about what we get up to in other posts). 1,102 more words


Etruscan Shrew and Dusky Warbler in the Oasi Celestina

The Oasi Celestina is a very small (12 ha) oasis managed by LIPU in the Reggio Emilia province that protects a couple of freshwater lakes and some patches of reedbeds, reforestations and meadows. 350 more words


Birders Behaving Badly

By large, birders are a nice bunch and bad behaviour and poor etiquette among devotees is, thankfully, rather scarce – though this does not mean it does not occur. 305 more words


Birding trip to Cartago. Part 1; Aplomado falcon and Tapanti NP.

Aplomado Falcon (falco femoralis) is a casual to rare raptor that has been reported several times on the last few decades, with most sightings between 2010 to 2017. 474 more words

Twitching at Stockyard Point

Stockyard Point near Jam Jerrup in Western Port Bay is a good spot for some high tide wader watching. Once the tide rises many of the waders move across from feeding on the exposed low tide mud flats to the sand spits for a bit preening and sleeping. 288 more words