Sat.Aug 13, 2022 - Fri.Aug 19, 2022

Lady Luck’s Pendulum

10,000 Birds

As we all know, birding is very much a lottery. Visiting the same place repeatedly delivers a different cast of characters each time. Such is nature. Late yesterday evening we took a walk along an often-traversed trail through the Main Ridge Forest Reserve here on Tobago.

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North American Waders also Return

10,000 Birds

Well, Kai Pflug has beaten me again. I had spent a couple of weeks vaguely contemplating the need to write about my first wetland trip of the winter migratory season. Meanwhile, Kai continues to crank out two or more posts each week.

Return of the Waders

10,000 Birds

Around this time of the year, the first few waders are back in Shanghai from their breeding grounds far further up north.

Some Chinese Pheasants

10,000 Birds

Apparently, there is a traditional Chinese saying that seeing one pheasant in the wild is better than seeing ten other birds.

Test webinar 6/10 10am

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Brush Cuckoos in Australia

10,000 Birds

Over the past week I have continued to keep an eye out for the Mistletoebirds that are breeding in the bush not far from our back fence. We have also been listening to the call of the Brush Cuckoo , which appears to have made itself at home in the same area.