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National Wildlife Refuge Week October 11-17

National Wildlife Refuge week is October 11-17, 2020, celebrating the great network…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia late-September

The final two weeks of September have been quite birdy in my…

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Rhinos and Tourists – an intricate connection

This past week, beginning September 22, we recognized two notable days: World…

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Book Review: Bird Behavior by John Kricher

Birds are fascinating, and they are found everywhere. No matter where you…

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ELEPHANT DEATHS CAUSE DETERMINED

Elephants, intelligent and powerful giants of Africa, have been much in the…

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CALIFORNIA CONDOR VIRTUAL PUBLIC RELEASE Sept 26

We are delighted to learn that the 25th annual California Condor release…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia early-September

September is peak time for many of our breeding warblers to pass…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia late-August

It’s the end of summer, and birds are done nesting in my…

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Sunrises and Sunsets

Sunrises and sunsets are beautiful all year long, but summer is an…

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Surrounded by Superb Starlings

If you’ve walked in your local park or green space anywhere in…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia early-August

August is barely half over, but it’s already been a busy month…

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Are Birds Left-handed?

In honor of National Left Handed Day (August 13), it seems fitting…

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Kingfishers of the Americas

Kingfishers are among the most compelling birds – flying fast and straight…

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Big Bold Birds of the Pantanal

It’s August, the time of year when I would usually be in…

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Secretive Heron of the Gallery Forest

Herons, egrets, and storks are always fun birds to observe and photograph….

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Jaguar, Star of the Pantanal

A major target and highlight of Wildside’s Pantanal tour is Jaguar –…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia late-July

Philadelphia has been hot and humid this July, but nature continues her…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia early-July

Over the long July 4th weekend I enjoyed relaxing in our backyard…

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Encounter with a Gila Monster

Southeast Arizona is celebrated among US birders for the number of regional…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia late-June

June is the month for breeding bird activity in Philadelphia. A nice…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia – May

May is migration month in the Philadelphia area, and it was a…

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eBird Tips & Tricks: Have checklists shared automatically!

Our birding tours are thoroughly documented through eBird checklists by our guides….

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Red Knots on the Delaware Bayshore

May is a month when millions of shorebirds undertake a tremendous migratory…

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Marsh Magic at Dixon Meadow Preserve

Build it and they will come. ¬†This rings true at Dixon Meadow…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia late-April

The last two weeks of April highlight how spring has sprung in…

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A First and Second in Pennsylvania

The weekend of April 10-11 was an exciting one for Pennsylvania birders,…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia early-April

April started off cold and windy around Philadelphia. It didn’t feel much…

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Early breeding warblers

As spring migration marches steadily up the Atlantic flyway, three of our…

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*Apparent* Gray-breasted Martin in NYC!

On April 1st Doug Gochfeld discovered an immature female Progne martin species…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia in March

March is a month of transition, as winter melts into spring, and…

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