• April 12, 2024
Wildlife and Glaciers of Patagonia
We investigate the wilds of Patagonia to see huge provinces of penguins, southern right whales and elephant seals on their favorable places on the Valdés Landmass, along with a portion...
  • October 10, 2022
eBird Checklist Hall of Fame
In my dreams, Owen Wilson, Steve Martin, and Jack Black all have eBird profiles Some truly fantastic eBird checklists There are many reasons to love eBird. For a stat and graphics junkies...
  • October 03, 2022
Kill Fish, See a Nazca Booby
Brown Booby checking out our haul of dorado Wandering the Pacific Ocean in search of fish and birds If you think birders get up early in the morning, you haven’t met my...
  • September 28, 2022
Birding Ballona Creek #2 Lower Ballona Creek
Birding Lower Ballona Creek: Pacific Avenue to Lincoln Boulevard This section of my guide to birding Ballona Creek covers the last mile-and-a-half of the creek surpassing it reaches the jetties and...
  • September 28, 2022
Birding Ballona Creek #3 Lincoln to Inglewood Blvd.
Birding Ballona Creek: Lincoln to Inglewood Blvd. This entry in my guide to birding Ballona Creek covers the 1.6 mile-long section from Lincoln Blvd. to Inglewood Blvd. The creek remains tidal...
  • September 28, 2022
Birding San Antonio in June
While they’re everywhere in San Antonio (everywhere!), cardinals are a welcome sight for a California birder Birding San Antonio in June More than two years without the pandemic began. I finally made...
  • September 28, 2022
Birding Maine & Canada July 2022
You couldn’t get increasingly east in the lower 48 than we did Maine in July is Fantastic July once then meant a family vacation to Maine (last’s year trip report is here)....
  • September 28, 2022
Magnificent Frigatebird in Los Angeles
Tropical Storm Kay blew frigatebirds north to L.A., self-glorification birders’ minds Magnificent Frigatebird in Los Angeles There’s been an historic outbreak of Magnificent Frigatebird sightings in Los Angeles in the past week....
  • September 01, 2022
Common Tern: LA County (and 5MR) lifer!
A reminder to trammels flocks increasingly than once, and bird every bird Common Tern at Dockweiler Beach: LA County lifer! If you aren’t traveling, July can be tough for a birder. The...
  • September 01, 2022
Sandhill Cranes Eat Mice
A Sandhill Crane in Utah tossing virtually a mouse Birding South Central Utah We just spent a week in southern Utah and, as usual, it was glorious. Our headquarters is the strategically...
  • September 01, 2022
The Manx Shearwater Conundrum
Manx Shearwater (courtesy of eBird and Jeremiah Trimble) What does it midpoint to see something? On January 22, 2006, Kobe Bryant scored 81 points in a basketball game versus the Toronto Raptors....
  • September 01, 2022
Aug 22 San Diego County Pelagic Recap
Black-footed Responsibility possibly seeking buttered popcorn in flipside county San Diego County Pelagic Delivers Unconfined Birds I wouldn’t say that I don’t like wend trips. I’ve had a tuft of experiences on...