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Not Arctic, as in polar bears, but Antarctica, as in...

Here it is, the post you’ve all been waiting for… the one with penguins.

It’s the first question most people ask, so here we are – nice shots of Rothera wildlife. 693 more words

Antarctic Peninsula

White-tailed Ptarmigan Trip

Got up at five this morning to drive out to the Highwood Pass in search of White-tailed Ptarmigan. We met up with Ethan Denton at the Stoney Nakoda Casino and continued on. 87 more words


Breaking a curse with a Horned Lark on the shore

The day began – late – by joining most of my patch colleagues in dipping Leach’s Petrel standing in a small park overlooking the huge William Girling Reservoir. 348 more words


Wallcreeper near the Vajont dam

The Wallcreeper (Tichodroma muraria) is considered one of the most wanted birds in the World. Usually people that visit Italy in spring or summer ask to see it, but, to be honest, I find much easier to spot this wonderful bird in autumn and winter, when it comes at lower altitudes and spreads in gorges and quarries. 312 more words



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