American Bittern

Puffed up American Bittern. Taken at Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach FL on February 14 2019.

Peregrine Fund founder Tom Cade dies at 91

…more than 100 species in 65 countries worldwide. Many species such as the Mauritius Kestrel, Northern Aplomado Falcon, several species of Asian vultures, California Condor, and more are thriving today…

Black-necked Stilt and American Coot

American Coots are there predictably but the Black-necked Stilts are less common. This one was one of a group that were there during the breeding season. I noticed that they…

Australian Kestrel

Australian Kestrel at Lake Wollumboola, NSW, Australia

Private: Birding the world: What drives big listers

…co-founder of the American Birding Association, identified 594 species, a record that would stand until 1971. Meanwhile, not satisfied with seeing only North American birds, Peterson and Keith (and some…

American Kestrel

For years I’ve tried unsuccessfully to get a photo of a kestrel in flight. I’ve gotten them perched on wires or buildings, and I’ve witnessed them hovering over fields searching…