I’m Back! Birding the East Coast

A little over a month ago I arrived back in the U.S after three years abroad in England. I was super stoked to dive back into American birding. We spent a week and a half down South, first in Georgia, then South Carolina. In Georgia I had a list of birds to find, on the … Continue reading I’m Back! Birding the East Coast

Exploring Israel’s Avifauna

Happy New Year! I have an exciting post for the opening of a brand new decade! I have been looking forward to and studying for this trip for nearly a year now. Israel is a major passage route for migrant birds, with lots of nature reserves and national parks to explore. I spent most of … Continue reading Exploring Israel’s Avifauna

North America is Beginning to See Major Decline in Native Birds, and Here’s Why.

The Basic Facts I've seen many articles and discussions all over the internet about America's bird decline. In the past five decades, America has lost over 3 billion birds. Almost all of these casualties are from 12 main families, such as swallows, finches, and sparrows. Along with bringing lots of joy to people of all … Continue reading North America is Beginning to See Major Decline in Native Birds, and Here’s Why.

Skomer Island: A Seabird Haven

Two weeks ago I had the privilege to go bird watching on Skomer Island off the coast of Wales. The island is home to 316,000 pairs of Manx Shearwaters and 25,000 individual Atlantic Puffins. Other key species include Northern Gannet, Northern Fulmar, Black-legged Kittiwake, Red-billed Chough, Common Murre, and Razorbill. Note: If you are planning … Continue reading Skomer Island: A Seabird Haven