• A Few Jordanian Birds

    12 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    My wife and I had the privilege of visiting Mexican friends in Jordan in early October. These friends do work similar to that which we do in Mexico, but in much more delicate circumstances. So I won't go into any of their personal details.
    As it turns out, birding can also be slightly delicate in this country. Upon our arrival in Amman's airport, I was detained in the customs area for around a quarter hour. This was due, oddly enough, to my binoculars.
    Now, I'm a mediocre enough photographer that I need a 600 mm lens to get photos that are good enough, say, for this website. And I have...
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