Birding Gornje Telelovo Polje in Sarajevo Canton

Originally posted on The Birding Place:
I’ve finally arrived in Bosnia and Herzegovina and, while I frankly ought to be looking for apartments, I couldn’t resist the temptation to get out birding on my first morning. This weekend is also the Big Sit so it was even harder to pass up the temptation of being the first ever participant in the event in Bosnia. At… Continue reading Birding Gornje Telelovo Polje in Sarajevo Canton

World’s coffee drinkers owe debt to pest-eating warbler

Originally posted on Our Fine Feathered Friends:
Do you like to have a morning cup of coffee as you watch the early-bird arrivals at your backyard feeders? If so, you may want to thank some of the warblers and other neotropical migrants that consume tiny insect pests injurious to coffee farms. The website Coffeehabitat.com provides an archive of interesting reading material about the connections between… Continue reading World’s coffee drinkers owe debt to pest-eating warbler

Autumn Creeps in at Malibu Lagoon, 24 September, 2017

Originally posted on SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG:
Whimbrels, back from the Arctic (R. Juncosa 9-24-17) There seemed to be a lot of birders today, perhaps the after-effects of last month’s article in the Santa Monica Daily Press. Bird species numbers, however, were a bit lower than usual. The only ducks were the locally breeding Mallards! I suppose nice weather up north is making… Continue reading Autumn Creeps in at Malibu Lagoon, 24 September, 2017