North America

County big year list

A County Big Year During COVID-19

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It’s mid-May, and my fourteenth year teaching organic chemistry just ended. It was quite the unusual semester since the COVID-19 pandemic forced all college ...

The elusive quest for 300 Ohio birds this year

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I’m a new birder in Ohio, having lived here for less than two and a half years. I came to Columbus from South Africa to open the new American office…

Birding the United States – East to West

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Birding has truly become a great international hobby that seems to be growing and growing. It is very exciting to see so many young folk (here in South Africa at…

Birding Monhegan Island, Maine

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Twelve miles off the coast of central Maine lies Monhegan Island. Monahigan, as it was originally known, means ‘Island of the Sea’. This spectacular little island is one and a…

The Biggest Week in American Birding – May 2017

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This May I again had the wonderful opportunity to represent Birding Ecotours at The Biggest Week in American Birding (BWIAB). The BWIAB is a 10-day long event ...

The Biggest Week in American Birding

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May is known as the best month for birding in the eastern part of the United States, and in particular for the spectacular spring migration that occurs during this time…