Mystery ID – Solved A White Brown-headed Cowbird In the Weeds My Favorite Release An odd foraging behavior for a Vulture

Mystery ID – Solved

In the forests of South America, a birder is likely to cross the path of a feeding flock of brown…

A White Brown-headed Cowbird

I was sorting through a large mixed flock of Brown-headed Cowbirds and European Starlings at Fort Tilden on Friday morning when…

In the Weeds

In honor of fall, and of the Chipping Sparrow that just smacked itself (thankfully not too hard) against my balcony…

My Favorite Release

So I asked seven wildlife rehabilitators, “Tell me your favorite (or one of your favorites) release story – the kind…

An odd foraging behavior for a Vulture

New World vultures of the genus Cathartes (Greater Yellow-headed, Lesser Yellow-headed and Turkey Vultures) look much alike. Greater and Lesser…

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In the Weeds

In the Weeds

Oct 24, 2014 | No Comments

In honor of fall, and of the Chipping Sparrow that just smacked itself (thankfully not too hard) against my balcony...

Birds

Mystery ID – Solved

Mystery ID – Solved

Oct 25, 2014 | No Comments

In the forests of South America, a birder is likely to cross the path of a feeding flock of brown...

Trips

Where to watch birds in Belgrade

Where to watch birds in Belgrade

Oct 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

While there are some two dozen birding spots in Belgrade, Serbia, that stand out, in this guideblog I will focus...

Conservation

The Bank Swallow Is On the List of Common Birds in Steep Decline

The Bank Swallow Is On the List of Common Birds in Steep Decline

Sep 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia) is North America’s smallest swallow. It can be distinguish from the Northern Rough-winged Swallow by...

Reviews

National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd Edition: A Book Review

National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd Edition: A Book Review

Oct 7, 2014 | No Comments

The second edition of the National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd Edition has one of the longest book...

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