• Isolation, a.k.a. Business as Usual

    14 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    I'm certain many birders would agree with me on the fact that the imposed self-isolation and social distancing requirements suit us just fine. Long walks far away from large crowds? Ears filled with birdsong and no industrial hum? Sign me up! Going birding is even more of a no-brainer now than before.
    A few days ago, we decided to check on a pair of nesting Short-tailed Hawks that were reported close to a busy roadway. Many moons ago, when I used to work in the booming petrochemical industry in Trinidad, most of my time was actually spent birding. I racked up a staggering number of life...
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