Birding Big Day 2018 – Final Results

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
? The final results are in and I can confirm that (sounds like Strictly Come Dancing!) we scored 155 species and came 77th out of 304 teams.  There were four teams that scored over 300 birds, all from Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces, with the winner achieving 323 – a really magnificent number for a 24 hour period!  Our local… Continue reading Birding Big Day 2018 – Final Results

The Fortingall Yew over 5000 years old

Originally posted on Bonsai & Yamadori from Tony Tickle:
The Fortingall Yew, a heritage tree of international importance situated in the Highland Perthshire village of Fortingall, eight miles west of Aberfeldy in Scotland. On a VERY windy day in October, I visited TheFortingall Yew in Glen Lyon the tree is at the geographical heart of Scotland and stands within Fortingall churchyard. It is thought to… Continue reading The Fortingall Yew over 5000 years old

Fires Surround, Birds Abound, Lagoon Breaches: Malibu Lagoon, 25 November, 2018

Originally posted on SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG:
Showy Snowy Egret (R. Juncosa 11-25-18) If you haven’t heard of the Woolsey Fire, you must live a long way from Southern California. It started on Nov. 8 and by the time it was 100% contained on Nov. 21, it had burned 97,000 acres (39,000 hectares) of brushland and trees. Fifteen hundred structures totally destroyed, 340… Continue reading Fires Surround, Birds Abound, Lagoon Breaches: Malibu Lagoon, 25 November, 2018

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