Sat.Sep 11, 2021 - Fri.Sep 17, 2021

Pied Oystercatchers don’t give up!

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This year, like every year, the Pied Oystercatchers have not given up on trying to successfully breed along our coast here in Broome. The breeding season started early this year with the first eggs laid at the end of May.

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Flycatchers in the Cocoa

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When out birding, I prefer completely wild habitat. There is something about a mature rainforest, for example, that cannot be replicated by any human. Reforested areas may come close, but there is a feeling that weathering the passage of time engenders.

Bird Therapy

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“I am not a psychologist, but I portray one in my role as the pastor of a small church.”

Birding Mengbishan, Sichuan, China

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Mengbishan is about five hours away from Balangshan by car, on a road that is partly excellent, partly horrible. The horrible essentially meaning half-an-hour delays for construction while the road is being upgraded.

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May Flowers

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Second of September 2021)

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And just like that, migration is upon us. Actually, many birds started their seasonal peregrination weeks ago and may have many more weeks ahead until they’ve reached their destinations.

Birding Ruoergai, Sichuan, China

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Ruoergai is a large grassland in Sichuan on the far eastern edge of the Tibetan plateau. This is a wetland with an altitude mostly between 3300 and 3600 meters, sparsely populated mainly by Tibetans. The poster bird of this area is the near-threatened Black-necked Crane.

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