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Murmurations

Murmurations

Have You Ever Heard of The Word Murmuration? It’s a super cool word that means slightly different things to different folks. In the bird world, murmuration references a magical occurrence that a few among us have been lucky to witness. In my video below, I’ll share...

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Could You Figure Out Who This Feather Belongs To? What if you found a feather in a place you'd never been to before... How would you ID it? Last week I was walking along a beach in South Carolina, a place I'd never been before, and found the feather above. I used a...

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A Magic Encounter With A ShorebirdI'm on a mission to learn shorebirds this year! To do so, I've taken myself to warmer waters and devote a few hours each day(or most every day) getting to know them. The other day, I had a most magic and sweet encounter with one...

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BIRD MYSTERIES ARE FUN!!I love a good bird mystery! When nature provides a glimpse into the secret life of a bird, it's just so dang fun to try and figure out what's going on or who it is. Maybe I was a detective in a past life or distantly related to Sherlock Holmes...

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WHO ELSE COULD IT BE?Happy Blue Moon 🌙! September is the month when many birds are trading in their bright sexy breeding feather coats for their more subtle non-breeding ones.  This can result in A LOT of variations in bird plumage. These variations result in...

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6 STEPS TO CREATING A BACKYARD BIRD HAVENThe folks at Redfin reached out to me recently and asked if I'd share my top tips on how to create a bird sanctuary in your backyard. I loved this idea... and came up with my top 6 tips tips, a few not quite so mainstream that...

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Identifying The Key Features On a Bird’s Head

Identifying The Key Features On a Bird’s Head

Does it ever sound like a foreign language when you listen to a master birder speak about the features on a bird's body? Well, it kind of is. Today, I'm going to walk you through 12 topographical features on a bird's head to help you build your confidence and...

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