Tag Archive: Ornithology

Birding France: It’s finally real

It wasn’t until I took my first bite of creamy brie at our first picnic on this birding tour that I knew it was real. We were finally in France. We booked a… Continue reading

What hummingbird banding teaches us

“Hummingbirds are the gateway drug to birding,” Sheri said. She then grabs a straw and puts it in her mouth and begins to blow lightly on the underside of a hummingbird and I see that her breath opens up the feathers, revealing a light, pink tummy.

You say “bird watching” and I say “birding.” (Well, now I do.)

So I find the love of my life who ends up being a birder and I become one too. Sorta.  And then I find out there are all sorts of birders around me.… Continue reading