A gift from my friend Cynde, this lovely teapot by Gracie Bone China features a pair of Blue Tits on a branch of blackberries. It’s my new favorite! You can get your own here. It is even more beautiful in person and would make a great gift for the bird lover!
Every morning I was at the Pura Vida Spa in Costa Rica, I would get up at sunrise to listen to the dawn chorus. After an hour or so, I would walk over to this banana tree that had a bunch of over-ripe fruit. It attracted the wrens, the blue-crowned motmot (pics of him to […]
I’m a member of Postcrossing.com, a project that allows people from all over the world to send postcards. On my profile, I let people around the world know that if they send something with a bird or a tidbit about a bird, I would share it here on girlbirder.com. I enjoy this project so much…sending […]
Are you all participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count this weekend? I did my count today, bird watching from my patio, under a blanket because it was cold down here in South Florida! I watched for 70 minutes and saw 20 species for a total of 64 individual birds. I counted 10 muscovy ducklings […]
A couple of weeks ago I attended the Everglades Birding Festival. I ended up going on the South Dade Exotics and the Upper Keys Natural Adventure field trips. In those two days I saw 46 species and ticked off 9 new lifers! Although I don’t have pictures of everything I saw, here are my favorites: […]
You can always find the Canada, Greylang and Egyptian goose hanging out in London along the Round Pond, Longwater and the Serpentine. You can also find herons, gulls, shags, swans, various ducks such as tufted and pochard as well as a couple of different species of grebes. Throw in Regent’s Park and the London Wetlands […]