Category Archive: Resources

Tips for birders joining an organized tour

So, I had never been on an organized tour. Usually, Steve and I do what our birding neighbors and friends call “freelancing,” which is fancy for saying that we plan our locations and… Continue reading

Finding the Right Guide is No Accident: Interview with a Panamanian Bird Guide

I came down the stairs at the Canopy Bed and Breakfast where Steve and I were staying in Gamboa, Panama and found Steve and a stranger looking through binoculars at a bird in… Continue reading

Resources for our Panama Birding Adventure

Before when I would vacation, the only resources I would need were travel guides. You don’t have to do a lot of research when you just want to hang out at a pool… Continue reading

The Big Year on DVD: What I learned from the movie

Last week The Big Year came out on DVD, wedged in between GOP primaries and caucuses and just days before the Big Daddy-ist of all events: The Super Bowl. If you have Apple… Continue reading