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Bird Speed: Beyond Air Racing

Bird Speed: Beyond Air Racing

From the diving prowess of the Peregrine Falcon to the enduring flight of the Common Swift, each bird species showcases unique adaptations for speed and agility. Whether in the air, on land, or underwater, these avian speed champions illustrate the remarkable diversity of nature's designs.
Top 7 Holiday Birds: Winter Wilderness Delight

Top 7 Holiday Birds: Winter Wilderness Delight

irds symbolize hope, renewal, and spiritual messages among various culture as well. Let's read more about holidays birds and engaging in birdwatching and conservation which can foster community and enriches our holiday experience.
June 07, 2024 — Bitong Lin
Penguin Watching

On A Penguin Quest For All 18 Species!

You can't not be happy around penguins. You're unfortunately happy and cold, but the happiness makes up for the coldness.” Carla Gugino That quote is true for the majority of the species, but there are always exceptions to the rule!
April 23, 2024 — Susan K Woodruff
Watching Birds In Solar Eclipse

User Story: A Record of Birdwatching under the Solar Eclipse

When I learned that my house was in the narrow path of the 2024 Total Eclipse I was beyond excited. I had experienced partial eclipses before, but this would be my first total. I did a little research, trying to get an idea of what to expect. 
April 10, 2024 — Cathie Read
Watching Birds with Mother

User Story: Remembering My Mother

When I was growing up in the late thirty’s and early forty’s there was not much bird watching being done. We had just come out of a deep depression and was in the middle of a war and people had more pressing things on their mind.
March 31, 2024 — Steve Elsberry
Easter

The Easter Season is Upon Us

The author reviews one family's Easter traditions over more than sixty years, focusing on such enduring customs as decorating eggs, hiding eggs for treasure hunts, and bunny decorating, and explores the origins of Easter symbols such as bunnies and eggs.
March 29, 2024 — Steve Elsberry
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Boobies in the Galapagos

Since I was young, I've always been interested in birds. I even had birds as pets during my life. Since my retirement a few years ago, however, the bird bug bit thanks to my niece who is an avid bird watcher. I have several feeders and boxes in my yard. Another passion of mine is travel, and these two interests match up quite nicely! 
March 27, 2024 — Susan Woodruff
Cardinal

User Story: Red Birds

In the stillness of the holly tree, "Mom" perched gracefully, blooming a bright red amidst the green leaves. She had saved a spot for me, her faithful companion, and I hovered nearby, not ready to leave. With her fiery spirit, Mom refused to conform to anyone's expectations and forever proclaimed her light.
March 27, 2024 — Steve Elsberry
User Story: It's ALL About Chickens

User Story: It's ALL About Chickens

The author reminisces about their experiences with chickens, reflecting on the joys and challenges of poultry ownership. Subsequent experiences include helping their daughter hatch chicken eggs for a science project and navigating the unexpected challenges of chicken illnesses. 
March 26, 2024 — Steve Elsberry
joy of having a bird feeder

User Story: The Joy of Having A Bird Feeder

Bird watching at the bird feeder is truly a therapeutic way to escape the stresses of everyday life. Unlike other hobbies such as golf or fishing, which require a lot of preparation and equipment, bird watching offers a simple and easy way to relax. Simply set out some birdseed and enjoy a fascinating show.
March 26, 2024 — Steve Elsberry
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Growing Up with Birding: Lyndsey's Personal Journey

How to transform a small, boring garden into a bird paradise and discover new hobbies along the way? Join us as we explore Lyndsey's inspiring journey with birding, a journey that goes beyond mere observation to a profound connection with the natural world.
December 22, 2023 — Lyndsey Mans-Kuipers