Seabirding off Cape Point

10,000 Birds

Birding has been an all-consuming interest for Patrick Cardwell since boyhood days spent in a wildlife-rich environment. When he isn’t snapping photos in the field, training local bird guides, or supporting seabird-related conservation initiatives, he runs Avian Leisure , a birding and wildlife safari company out of Cape Town established in 1998, with his wife, Marie-Louise.

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Hawks In Flight, Second edition: A Review of a New Version of a Birding Classic

10,000 Birds

The new edition adds 11 species, birds such as Zone-tailed Hawk, Short-tailed Hawk, and California Condor that are only seen in specific areas of North America. The original organization of chapters on Buteos, Accipiters, Falcons, Kites, Northern Harrier, Eagles and Vultures, and Osprey has been kept, with additional chapters on Crested Caracara, Southwestern Buteos and Kin, Florida Specialties, Regional Specialties. If it’s October, then it is time to look up.

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