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A Morning of High Quality Birding on Irazu Volcano, Costa Rica
Birdnews
By / April 2, 2022

A Morning of High Quality Birding on Irazu Volcano, Costa Rica

All birding is essentially good. Time spent watching any birds is time spent connecting with our natural surroundings, a time...

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Collaborative list – March 2022
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By / April 2, 2022

Collaborative list – March 2022

In March 2022, the Collaborative submitted 184 checklists from 4 countries (Costa Rica, United States, Mexico, and the United Kingdom)...

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Duckhorn Vineyards: Paraduxx Proprietary Red Blend (2018)
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By / April 1, 2022

Duckhorn Vineyards: Paraduxx Proprietary Red Blend (2018)

One of the old jokes I always hear at Christmas Bird Count dinners pops up we get to the ducks,...

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Steller’s Sea-Eagle wins 2022 bracket challenge
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By / April 1, 2022

Steller’s Sea-Eagle wins 2022 bracket challenge

The big raptor won with 58% of the vote over the Blue-footed Booby's 42%. Read More "Steller’s Sea-Eagle wins 2022...

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World Series of Birding open to teams all along the East Coast
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By / April 1, 2022

World Series of Birding open to teams all along the East Coast

The event, in its 39th year, is no longer limited to birding in New Jersey. Read More "World Series of...

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Laughing at you, not with you
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By / March 31, 2022

Laughing at you, not with you

While I am still not so sure about China’s sense of humor – though admittedly, the issue is mostly a...

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Big Brother: A Falconer’s Journey and the Healing Power of Wildlife; by Rodney Stotts with Kate Pipkin
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By / March 31, 2022

Big Brother: A Falconer’s Journey and the Healing Power of Wildlife; by Rodney Stotts with Kate Pipkin

I read Rodney Stotts’ Bird Brother in two days, as part of a National Audubon Society-wide collective of 250 staff...

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Thanks, Thrushes
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By / March 30, 2022

Thanks, Thrushes

So here are some numbers: As I write this, on March 24th, my 2022 list includes 239 species, all from...

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The Best Ponds
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By / March 30, 2022

The Best Ponds

I don’t know what the experience is like in other parts of the world – so do let me know...

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Seabird, raptor compete for bracket challenge title
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By / March 29, 2022

Seabird, raptor compete for bracket challenge title

Last two birds in our Most Wanted Birds poll are Blue-footed Booby and Steller’s Sea-Eagle, both Code 4 species in...

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