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ONTARIO – Part 4: Ottawa Owls

The Northern Hawk Owl is the only species in its genera, Surnia….

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ONTARIO – Part 3: Algonquin

Birding when the thermometer reads a frigid zero degrees may seem a…

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GUYANA – Part 5: Night Watch

As the sun sets in the Amazon Basin, a whole new set…

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ONTARIO – Part 2: The Big Three

We were back on Amherst Island shortly after dawn watching a male…

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Birds and Friends

I recently received this photo of a juvenile Green Woodpecker from an…

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ONTARIO – Part 1: Amherst Island

I am in Eastern Ontario on a 4 day trip having driven…

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Owling on Christmas Bird Counts

Christmas Bird Counts are an excellent time to look and listen for…

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GUYANA – Part 4: Land of the Giants

Guyana is a place of giants and of the ever so tiny….

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Trail Safety

No matter where in the world we are hiking there are dangers…

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MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY CHANUKKAH

Puerto Rican Tody © Kevin Loughlin

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GUYANA – Part 3: Kaieteur Falls

Over an hour of flying and not a break in the forest….

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James Bond. Spy or Birder?

“Bond. James Bond”, three words that have a storied history in cinematic…

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Savor the precious moments

Every moment outside is precious. When I am not traveling, however, I…

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Jesters of the Jetties

While not leading trips out of the country, I enjoy visiting the…

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Kids ask the best questions!

I offer a lot of presentations to birding clubs, camera clubs and…

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Bald Eagles and Paparazzi

In the 1960’s our national bird, the Bald Eagle, was in peril…

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GUYANA – Part 2: Attention City Birders

This Red-shouldered Macaw was a life bird. This was but one of…

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Guyana – Part 1: A new birding frontier!

Guyana was hot and oppressively humid… and worth every single bead of…

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Welcome to Wildside’s new blog!

Greetings Friends! Wildside is happy to have our new blog up and…

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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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Osprey eagle skirmish

On this beautiful sunny Saturday, I drove over to one of my…

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California Condors returning to northern CA!

Some very exciting news from the US Fish & Wildlife Service and…

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ABA adds exotic parrot

The American Birding Association (ABA) has just added 3 birds to the…

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