Sam Crowe on April 23rd, 2017

Princeton University Press has released a beautiful new guide to the birds of India and the surrounding region: A Photographic Guide to the Birds of India Incluidng: Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh It is promoted as the only comprehensive photographic field guide to the birds of the entire Indian subcontinent. Every distinct species […]

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Sam Crowe on April 15th, 2017

The following note is from The Birding Community E-Bulletin on the passing Chandler S. Robbins.  Many years ago I had the opportunity to spend about an hour birding with Mr. Robins in High Island, Texas.   I was a novice birder at the time and was amazed by his ability to identify the songs of the […]

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Sam Crowe on April 2nd, 2017

If you are not familiar with the phrase, the The dawn chorus occurs when birds sing at the start of a new day. This is most noticeable in spring when the birds are trying to attract a mate or defend their territory.  Different species begin to sing at different times of the morning. Dr Dan […]

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