Sat.Jul 30, 2022 - Fri.Aug 05, 2022

Plant Shop or Birding Hotspot?

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The Secret Perfume of Birds: Uncovering the Science of Avian Scent–A Book Review

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Do Brown-headed Cowbirds really smell like freshly baked sugar cookies? Do Dark-eyed Juncos really smell like leaves and dirt or “ferns and Celestial Seasonings’ Country Peach Passion Tea? Do birds use odors and a sense of smell to communicate with each other?

Give, and it shall be given unto you

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Down here in Mexico, many of the longest life lists belong to full- or part-time birding guides. Now, I’m no professional, but I am more than happy to take people to meet the wonderful birds of this country’s southwest.

Birding the Kruger Park (3): Malelane area

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I usually do not write much about traveling to and from birding places but my friend and I arrived in Malelane in the afternoon. We had been driving through Eswatini (Swaziland) for a few hours during the day, coming from Ndumo. Eswatini must have the worst paved roads I have ever experienced.

Test webinar 6/10 10am

Speaker: Test

Broome’s Pied Oystercatchers are breeding again

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Well, it is that time of year again and shorebirds are breeding. Hopefully all of the migratory shorebirds that left Roebuck Bay earlier this year have been successful at breeding in the Northern Hemisphere and will soon be heading back to our shores.

Birding Shanghai in July 2022

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After returning once more from Nanhui and almost admiring the extent of ongoing destruction there, what better song to start this blog post than with excerpts from the song “Give up” by The Burning Hell?