• Birds of the United States of America

    23 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    We birders have a different perspective of the world from most other people. To us, borders seem much more porous, and somewhat less real. Most of us don't like walls, because they might keep living things from moving as freely as they should. The word migration brings us joy and expectation. We feel, and are, connected to other lands in a unique way.
    I am quite the politics junky, and spent all last week refreshing vote totals every quarter hour. But it is the height of migratory season here in central Mexico, and that made me also spend some time thinking about this issue of...
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