The blogging team scoured the road that leads to the top of Mt. Lemmon in search of Painted Redstarts, vireos, Arizona Woodpecker, and more. © lkamms

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American Dipper by Harry Fuller

Expert guide Harry Fuller provides pointers for anyone about to go birdwatching in the Pacific Coast states of California, Oregon, Washington.

Pushing “Reset” To Escape The Winter Blues (and Zombies)

Feeling like "King of the World!" atop Hyner View, PA. © lkamms

March and April are cruel months. By now, the novelty of winter has faded, the cold trembles our bones, and the paucity of sunlight drapes us in a blood-deep mental cloud. Spring has become a wicked mirage and we curse our position on the globe relative to the sun. We stand in silent (and ridiculous!) protest by refusing to make any meaningful action until such action can be done outside, in our Bermudas, with a cold lager in our hands.

Birding Alabama: Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge


The Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge offers some of the best birding to be found in Alabama. The refuge is a patchwork of open fields, marshes, and impoundments bounded by Lake Eufaula to one side and mixed woodlots on the other. It is divided into three major units: Upland, Kennedy, and Bradley.