Tag Archives: birdwatching

Trapped and rear-ended

The sign in the Antelope Island State Park visitors’ tollbooth indicated no refunds would be given due to bugs. How bad could the bugs be? It didn’t take long to find out. We went to Antelope Island State Park to … Continue reading

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153 different birds

We took pills for seasickness at 5 AM, and we arrived at the San Diego Birding Festival to grab a bite to eat before we headed out to sea. Joe doesn’t do well on the water, but this was a … Continue reading

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Arranging our own trip to see birds in Ecuador

If you enjoy seeing birds then Ecuador is a very good place to go. It’s a relatively small country (the size of the state of Colorado) and has 1,663 bird species (compared to 990 in the United States). Per square … Continue reading

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Binge watching

Binge watching can be a guilty pleasure. For some, it’s TV or movies. For others, it’s sports. Let me tell you about ours. We took off on a road trip headed due north, from Calipatria, California (close to the Mexican … Continue reading

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Who are you, you gorgeous winged creatures?

As we traveled around the world, we hoped to see birds new to us. Our trip started in Asia, and “sloooooow going” describes our success there. We spotted only 9 new birds to add to our list in the 2 … Continue reading

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Saturday mornings and there is no sleeping in

The alarm woke us early every Saturday morning in San Jose.  We scrambled into our clothes and dashed out the door, camera and binoculars in hand.  Our habit was to stop at Peet’s to pick up coffee and a sweet … Continue reading

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