Bird > Sparrows

How Many Birds in the World?

How Many Birds in the World?

2 hours ago   |   Ornithology

According to a recent study*, there are about 50 billion living birds in the world, six times as many as there are people. It was not easy to come up with that figure but the...
Read more ...

Best Bird of the Weekend

14 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

June can be a hit-or-miss month for birding. You may, if fortune favors you, hit good weather or birds. On the other hand, if fate turns fickle, you'll miss the good stuff...
Read more ...

Best Bird of the Weekend

1 month ago   |   10,000 Birds

May is a time for birding. We have the slow weeks and months for reading, writing, and dreaming about the birds we'd rather be seeing. Right now, though, we can watch and...
Read more ...

Adventures of a Louisiana Birder: One Year, Two Wings, Three Hundred Species-A Book Review

Adventures of a Louisiana Birder: One Year, Two Wings, Three Hundred Species-A Book Review

1 month ago   |   10,000 Birds

Louisiana is a magical place to bird. I know because I was there in 2015 with friends from New Jersey Audubon and I was amazed by the close-up views of Mississippi Kites and...
Read more ...

Best Bird of the Weekend

Best Bird of the Weekend

1 month ago   |   10,000 Birds

Weekends like these tend to fill those of us closer to the poles with envy for our birding friends even the slightest bit closer to the equator. Where is the justice when so...
Read more ...

Birding Led Me to Wildflowers

2 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

In many ways, birding has led me straight to my new interest in wildflowers. Looking for birds naturally makes you more aware of your surroundings, from an urban park, to a...
Read more ...

Best Bird of the Weekend

4 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

Can you believe that we're already one-twelfth of the way through this year? One can only hope 2021 gets more exciting-in a good, healthy, and interconnected way, of course-in...
Read more ...

How My 2021 Birding Is Going So Far

How My 2021 Birding Is Going So Far

4 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

I took a couple of weeks “off” from chronicling my weekly outings, in order to give my thoroughly amateur recommendations on bird photography, for other thoroughly amateur...
Read more ...

Collaborative list - November 2020

Collaborative list - November 2020

6 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

Who remembers birding parties? This virus just won't give up. With some of the beats locked down still, or again, the birding has been patchy. However, 10 beats from 7...
Read more ...

Thanksgiving at Rancho Naturalista, Costa Rica

Thanksgiving at Rancho Naturalista, Costa Rica

6 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays. In the cold north of November Niagara, needing to spend the day indoors coincided nicely with weather that invariably...
Read more ...


Register you to post on Pet Mag

Free Registration

How Many Birds in the World?

How Many Birds in the World?

According to a recent study*, there are about 50 billion living birds in the world, six times as many as there are people. It was not easy to come up with that figure but the... Read more ...

Best Bird of the Weekend

Happy belated Father's Day to all our birding patriarchs out there. The irony of a free day to do whatever you might want when migration excitement has already petered out has... Read more ...

Birdlife at the Shaw River

Birdlife at the Shaw River

Due to the fact that we live near the coast in Broome we often choose to head inland to a river or an ephemeral wetland whenever we can to go birdwatching and or camping. There... Read more ...