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KENYA – Sangare Tented Camp : Thorn Scrub

The surrounding thorn scrub and stately Yellow-bark Acacia trees produced many Dark-capped…

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KENYA – Sangare Tented Camp : Wetlands

Situated south of the Solio Plains off the Nyeri to Nanyuki road…

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KENYA – Samburu : One Last Game Drive

Our final morning in Samburu was very successful with several new as…

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KENYA – Samburu : Searching for a Somali

We began this afternoon with a Thrush-Nightingale and Bare-eyed Thrush in the…

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KENYA – Samburu : The Weavers

Weavers find this savanna habitat very much to their liking. There are…

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KENYA – Samburu : Gamebirds

There is no lack of gamebirds in Samburu. Helmeted and Vulturine Guineafowls…

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KENYA – Samburu : Tisa

Tisa (right) is the charismatic sling-shot toting young Samburu who is employed…

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KENYA – Samburu : ….. and Life

What we did not know yesterday was that the reason, in all…

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KENYA – Samburu : …….and Death……

What followed next was anticipation that we were about to encounter something…

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KENYA – Samburu : Life……

The entrance to Samburu NR has a mural (left)depicting a lioness and…

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KENYA – Samburu : Chasing Cheetah

It has been almost 6 hrs since we left the Castle Forest…

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KENYA – Castle Forest Lodge : Part 2

Opening the door to my cottage at just about sunrise I was…

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KENYA – Castle Forest Lodge : Part 1

On the southern slopes of Mt. Kenya at an elevation of about…

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KENYA – Wajee Bird Sanctuary

It took the best part of a couple of hours for Peter…

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The Chase

I took my camera this time. Lisa and I, after visiting her…

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Happy Fat Tuesday!

What does Fat Tuesday have to do with pelicans? Well, nothing really……

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Off to East Africa

As I contemplate returning to East Africa for the first time this…

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Mobbing

Raucous American Crows can still be found in roving flocks in my…

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Spring is in the Air

As we near the end of February and the evening’s chill still…

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Steve Carell reports on the 2000 World Series of Birding

Here is an amusing moment from the world of competitive sports that…

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World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day celebrated every September 27, was established to create awareness…

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Great White Heron Out-of-Bounds

Most birders love surprises, especially the kind that involve a rare bird…

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Flashing Mockingbird

One of my favorite local birding spots is a stretch of the…

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When a Gray Catbird isn’t Gray

A friend notified me that he had seen an odd looking bird…

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The Strange Shoebill

Rare and elusive, the inconceivable Shoebill is a bird to behold. The…

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Tracking Mountain Gorillas in Uganda

Tracking Mountains Gorillas in the mountains of southwest Uganda, in Bwindi Impenetrable…

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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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