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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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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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Pink-footed in Providence!

Toward the end of February, a rare Pink-footed Goose made a brief…

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Extraordinary winter rarities. Twice.

Birders in southeastern PA were treated to two very special gifts during…

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PIGR Party in New Hampshire

Affectionately nicknamed “PIGRs” after their 4-letter banding code and their habit of…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia in December

Winter is upon us, bringing chilly mornings and ice skims on birdbaths…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia late-November

Autumn is an awesome time for birds here in the Philadelphia region….

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Foxes Feathered and Furry

During this Thanksgiving weekend, I am thankful for many things. On the…

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Gathering for a Grebe

My day began the same way as many others this month, with…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia early-November

Amid a brilliant palette of autumn-hued leaves and ripe berries, my backyard…

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What’s in a Name : Scoter

This time of year, when days grow shorter and temperatures drop, huge…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia late-October

The October landscape in southeastern Pennsylvania is gorgeous, as leaves turn orange…

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Fall Day in Cape May

Birding Cape May, New Jersey, is a treat any day of the…

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