Tag Archive: birdwatching

An arduous drive to see Puffins

“It was too dangerous,” Steve said. “We’ll try tomorrow.” I was relieved as everyone piled back in and we headed back for a two-hour drive back to ‎⁨Önundarfjörður, where we were staying for the next couple nights.

Arctic Terns: Long-haul Migrators

These terns have come a long way to get here, and they are nesting in Iceland and nearby Greenland.

The bébé birds of Iceland

Nestled in this wild, ever-changing land, is a creche for baby birds.

The Pivot: Birding Iceland

We were supposed to be birding in France last year, but two weeks before we were to leave for Paris the world shut down as COVID-19 rapidly exploded around the world. It stung… Continue reading

Tobago: And then there were two

We skulk around a dense, shadowy forested area where there is no path, moving limbs and vines out of our way. It’s a little precarious leaving the security of a trail.

The Tobago part: A long tail and tall tale

At the top of the cliffside the sky is filled with spectacular Red-billed Tropicbirds with their long streamer tails. They fly like fairies, gliding and swooping with their aerial acrobatics.

Trinidad and Tobago: It’s Easter Week

And here we are in Trinidad…where a bus full of revelers parks right next to our search for a bird.

Trinidad and Tobago: Caroni Swamp

All of a sudden a big flock of Scarlet Ibis fills the sky and swoops into the trees to roost. This goes on for the next 20 minutes as more flocks come in.

Migrating Warblers – Fallout at High Island, Texas

Birders dream of witnessing a fallout. This past April my husband’s dream came true.

It’s that time of year

Finding a Great Blue Heron rookery on the edge of town in Rockport, Texas.