Recording each new bird species you see sounds obsessive but it's a great tool for increasing awareness.
The January day I went looking for the Pink-footed Goose, I also saw a Barnacle Goose. Normally found in Iceland, Greenland, Svalbard, and the U.K., the Barnacle Goose is a rare visitor to Colorado. Even though we were already searching for a rare bird, the way I saw the Barnacle Goose made it an even... Continue Reading →
The more you learn, the more there is to learn. This is true about every part of my life, but one of the clearest examples is the Cackling goose. Cackling geese are very similar to the ubiquitous Canada goose seen on ponds and lawns all over North America, so similar that I didn't realize we... Continue Reading →