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IN THE BACKYARD: Philadelphia late-May

Spring migration wrapped up in Philadelphia over the last 10 days of…

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Puerto Rican Birding with GABRIEL LUGO

In Puerto Rico, the lockdown has loosened up a bit and Gabriel…

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Six Specialty Birds of the OKAVANGO DELTA

The Okavango Delta is one of southern Africa’s most famous wilderness areas,…

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PERUVIAN AMAZON – Iquitos & Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve

Our journey into Amazonia begins, officially, back in Lima, Peru. We visit…

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KIRTLAND’S WARBLER Thrills and Success

Kirtland’s Warbler is a major target for many birders. In North America,…

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US Turtles & Tortoises List

In celebration of the 20th annual ‘World Turtle Day‘, our US guides…

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PERUVIAN AMAZON – Intro to Region, Lomas de Lachay, and Ventanilla Wetlands

Many people who venture to the Amazon with Wildside have dreamed of…

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IN THE BACKYARD: Philadelphia mid-May

At this time of year I am usually exploring the southern shores…

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SPECIES SPOTLIGHT: Aplomado Falcons

The Rio Grande Valley has a big list of subtropical specialties, and…

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IN THE BACKYARD: Central New Jersey

On March 13, having just wrapped up our tour of Hawai’i, I…

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ID BREAKDOWN: Black-throated Blue Warbler plumage variation

Normally the entire Wildside crew and literally 1000’s of other birders would…

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WILDSIDE BIG SIT: World Migratory Bird Day

On Saturday, May 9th 2020, we celebrated World Migratory Bird Day and Global…

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IN THE BACKYARD: Philadelphia early May

At the best of times Black-billed Cuckoo is an uncommon summer breeder…

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#GlobalBigDay 2020 – Klamath Basin Big Day

Lauren diBiccari and I chose to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day, the…

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SPECIES SPOTLIGHT: Northern Parula

I have a definite pattern of emotions that begins sometime in February…

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DRY TORTUGAS – Seabird Specialties

The Dry Tortugas is a premier North American birding destination to witness…

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ID BREAKDOWN – Puget & Gambel’s White-crowned Sparrows

There was a surge in sparrow numbers at our Ashland, Oregon bird-feeders…

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IN THE BACKYARD: Philadelphia late April

A wonderful mix of passerines have been in the yard over the last…

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Backyard Philadelphia – April 24

Surprisingly there was only one warbler seen this week in the yard,…

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Backyard Philadelphia – April 17

There has been a great of activity this week with Mourning Doves,…

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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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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia late-April

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

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