Category Archives: Europe

Planes – Last London Post?

This is probably the last post on our London trip since I think I have exhausted my thoughts on subject. But probably not. I have enjoyed extending them because I think we take trips and they fade into our memories. The … Continue reading

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Jackdaw – Opportunistic Corvid

I have been looking at the following JACKDAW photos off and on for the three months since we got back from London. I kept thinking they reminded me of something but I couldn’t put my finger on it. Then it … Continue reading

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London Wetland Centre – Urban Nature

This April while in London I birded 2 locations – Hyde Park and London Wetland Centre. As I noted previously Hyde Park was a 15 minute walk from our hotel and was good for the local birds. The following is … Continue reading

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Superficially Same but Different

I have previously blogged about the birds I observed in London that looked and acted the same as our birds and about birds that looked different but acted the same. This post will cover a third group of birds which are … Continue reading

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Egyptian Geese – I’m Still Worried

As noted in a previous post I’m worried about Egyptian Geese becoming as widespread as Canada Geese in the Midwest. I know I need to forget about it but after our London trip I’m still troubled. On our trip the Egyptian … Continue reading

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Nuthatch – Don’t be fooled!

More from the London trip. I’m up and out the door at 6:30AM heading to Hyde Park to look for local birds. Which is strange since its 1:30AM in Indiana. Funny what we can fool our bodies into doing. In a previous … Continue reading

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London – 10 Things, Maybe True, Or Not

After our trip to Costa Rica I posted about 10 things we had heard about or things we should do before we took our trip. We then determined if they were true or not about the country. I’ll now do the same … Continue reading

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Different Looking, but Act the Same

I previously blogged about birds I saw in London that looked slightly different from birds we see in the US. Birds like coots and wrens. While at the London Wetlands Centre I birded with a couple of British birders and we … Continue reading

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Indiana vs. London Birds, Almost a Tie

While preparing for the trip to London, I noticed that many of the birds we see in Indiana are almost the same as London birds. It must have to do that birds, like humans, migrated to certain areas and developed just a … Continue reading

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Green Woodpeckers

This next post from our London trip will involve one of the last birds I saw on the trip – EUROPEAN GREEN WOODPECKER (eBird list it as Eurasian so the name must have been updated). Or just Green Woodpecker to the … Continue reading

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