Category Archives: Birds

Birds at Sea

Birds are pretty amazing creatures. A recent question from a friend helped me realize just how amazing. Our friends recently returned from a Caribbean cruise. At one point, when they were somewhere off the coast of Yucatan, their ship was … Continue reading

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January Bird Quiz: Uncropped Photo

If you were stymied on Monday, now can you name this bird? The photo was taken at the Denver Zoo in October. The answer will appear at the end of next Monday’s post.

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January Bird Quiz

Can you name this bird? The photo was taken at the Denver Zoo in October. I will post the uncropped photo on Saturday, giving you one more chance to identify this bird. The answer will appear at the end of … Continue reading

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New Year, New List

It’s a brand new year, and we’re celebrating with old traditions. Were you up late last night? Did you watch the Rose Parade this morning? Did you make resolutions? Did you decide what bird lists you’re going to keep this … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Let Heaven and Nature Sing _____ Belted Kingfisher, Ring-billed Gull, Gray Catbird  

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Last Minute Inspiration

Here we are, down to the wire. Christmas is on Monday. Hopefully you’ve finished up all the “should do’s” and now have time to enjoy the “want to do’s”—spending time with loved ones, enjoying the neighborhood decorations, munching Christmas cookies … Continue reading

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Birding India: Lodhi Gardens, New Delhi

New Delhi is a huge city of over 21 million souls. If I had to describe it in one word, it would be “intense.” The colors dazzle, the horns blare, and the food can sear your taste buds. We were … Continue reading

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