Monthly Archives: September 2013

The One Principle, or the Result of Chase Number Two

As stated in an earlier post, my birding is based mainly on one principle – “All birds that should appear in an area do appear in that area. They just haven’t been discovered yet.” I am pretty sure I started … Continue reading

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Eastern Time Zone Birding

Far and away the biggest gripe I have moving from Illinois to Indiana is the time zone change. One would not think moving east 140 miles longitudinal would make such a big difference. But moving from the eastern edge of … Continue reading

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On finding Buff-breasted Sandpipers and American-Golden Plovers away from Shorebirding Sites

The best places to find Buff-breasted Sandpipers and American-Golden Plovers away from the usual shorebirding sites is as the literature states on short grass fields, airport runways, golf courses, etc. The problem with golf courses is that people golf them … Continue reading

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What Labor Day Means to My Birding

Since I started birding five years ago Labor Day has taken on a new meaning. Labor Day means the loss of some prime birding habitat to hunters. On September 1, dove season marks the start of hunting season that goes … Continue reading

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Why the BushWhacking Birder?

The title could have easily been the adventurous birder or the exploring birder or the local birder. And following is why any of those titles would have worked. My birding is based on one principle – all birds that should … Continue reading

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