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Events page updated

I’ve just updated my map of upcoming events, and here is what’s on the calendar for this spring and summer: The University of Mississippi Museum is hosting an exhibit of my original art, including many plates from the Guide to Birds, some from the Guide to Trees, and a few earlier drawings and paintings (going …

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Going to Cuba in March 2019

I have daydreamed about Cuban birds since I was eight years old. That’s when I discovered the book “Birds of the West Indies” by James Bond, with its fantastic line drawings by Earl Poole and truly spectacular color plates by Don Eckelberry (Amazon link). I was captivated by exotic species like Fernandina’s Flicker, Cuban Trogon, …

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The Mississippi Ornithological Society meeting

Thank you to the birders of Mississippi for a wonderful weekend April 28-29 around Oxford. Special thanks to the MOS, Delta Wind Birds, The Strawberry Plains Audubon Center, Wild Birds Unlimited of Jackson, and the other sponsors for making it all possible. The birding was excellent, as passing thunderstorms pushed migrants down and kept birds …

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In search of Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Join me on a WINGS/Heritage Expeditions cruise 21 June to 4 July 2013 to search for nesting Spoon-billed Sandpipers in Siberia. I’ve always been fascinated by Siberia. Growing up in the lower 48 states I dreamed of seeing birds like Steller’s Sea-Eagle, Siberian Rubythroat, even Middendorff’s Grasshopper-Warbler, and the crowning jewel of the Siberian specialties …

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Upcoming event: March 3rd in Massachusetts

I’ll be at MassAudubon’s annual Birders Meeting next Saturday, March 3rd, in Waltham, Massachusetts. Directions and more info is here. The theme is seabirds, and there is a great lineup of presentations by such luminaries as Debi Shearwater and Dr. Steven Kress. When you’re not engrossed in the presentations, you can find me at a table …

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Two new events coming up this month

11 May 2011, 6:00 to 8:30 PM – Lecture at Boston Public Library, Boston, MA Sponsored by the New England Forestry Foundation. I’ll be talking about the history of forests and bird populations in New England, and the critical need for young forest, shrubland, and grassland. With a book-signing after. Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St, Copley Square, Boston, …

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Big Day, and Blogging hiatus

Upcoming events: I’ll be out on a fossil-fuel-free big day this coming weekend, bicycling around Concord, Massachusetts (hoping for 100 species) and I’ll try to post a report about that next week. You can sponsor me through Bird Studies Canada, or through Malkolm Boothroyd’s Bird Day Challenge. —————–========—————– The Blog: When I started this blog …

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