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The Trials and Triumphs of an Odyssey for a Nemesis Bird

30 days ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

Most birders know what a nemesis bird is and, most of all, what that truly means. It happens to every birder and it may take a while but eventually, every person who strives to see different species of birds comes across that one warbler, that particular shorebird or bunting or crossbill that they really, honestly, should have seen. Basically, you know it might be a nemesis when you keep trying and the bird stays elusive. Other people see it just before you arrive, or just after, but there's no soup for you! You may go to the perfect habitat, at the perfect time, and in the best of...
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