• Back in the Saddle Again

    8 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    I'll be honest: As much as I enjoy writing for 10,000 Birds, there is an element of anxiety to the commitment. I'm not the kind of birder who has a deep reserve of great stories and, especially, quality photos to share. Given this situation, it helps to have a productive outing every single week. So this September, with its persistent cloudiness and rains, as well as the pre-migration lull, was a challenge.
    Suddenly, it is mid-October. The rains have ended, the sun is back out, and new species arrive each week from up north. Every plant is blooming, and hummingbirds, our most colorful...
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