Sat.Oct 23, 2021 - Fri.Oct 29, 2021

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10,000 Birds

The islands and surrounding islets of Trinidad and Tobago boast an astounding list of almost 500 species of birds. For such a small place, birders are often spoiled for choice, there seems to be a representative of almost every neotropical family making their presence felt in some corner of habitat.

Nancy Regan (1938-2021)

Animal Ethics

It is with great sadness that I note the passing of Nancy Regan, co-founder of the Culture & Animals Foundation and lifelong animal advocate. I lost a dear friend, and the world lost a champion of compassion and animal rights. Nancy Regan (1938-2021

Birding around Chaka, Qinghai, China

10,000 Birds

Chaka is a small town, with just about 2000 people. The main attraction here is a large salt lake at an altitude of more than 3000 meters that is claimed to attract 3 million visitors every year – and thus exactly the kind of place I try to avoid in my travels.

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Birding Dulan County, Qinghai

10,000 Birds

Dulan County is a large county in east-central Qinghai, China. Sparsely populated and at an average altitude of 3200 meters, it has a bit of an end-of-the-world feel to it, particularly the ranger station at around 4000 meters, where we stayed for a few nights.

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Recorded Webinar 7-6-20

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Fourth of October 2021)

10,000 Birds

October is on the wane, but the birds just keep coming. Maybe they’re going. Either way, we just want to be where they are. Is that so much to ask?

Back in the Saddle Again

10,000 Birds

I’ll be honest: As much as I enjoy writing for 10,000 Birds, there is an element of anxiety to the commitment. I’m not the kind of birder who has a deep reserve of great stories and, especially, quality photos to share. Here’s looking jealously at you, Kai!)