Why The Best Surprise Ever Still Makes Me Smile

When we were driving to Texas (nearly twenty years ago), Kurt made a surprise stop in Lafayette, Louisiana to show … More Why The Best Surprise Ever Still Makes Me Smile

Which Hawaiian Birds Count? A Lesson About Rules

While visiting Hawai’i in November, my lifelist* got a big bump. I’d been to the Big Island in 2007, but … More Which Hawaiian Birds Count? A Lesson About Rules

Harris’s Hawk in Colorado: Is it a Lifer or is it Unnatural?

This winter, we’ve had an unusual visitor to northeastern Colorado: a Harris’s hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus). Normally a resident of southernmost … More Harris’s Hawk in Colorado: Is it a Lifer or is it Unnatural?