Highlights of Estonia

European Brown Bear Alutaguse Forest, Estonia ©Neil Glenn

Estonia is a dream destination for those who like their countries sparsely populated, safe, friendly, ‘wired’ and full of wildlife.

Belarus – Europe’s Secret Wildlife Wilderness

Azure Tit ©Barry Cooper

Some countries that are great for wildlife go under the radar of all but the most enthusiastic wildlife watchers - Belarus is one of those countries. Nestled between Poland and Russia it has some of Europe’s most fascinating wildlife including Eurasian Lynx, Grey Wolf, Brown Bear, and a range of birdlife including the delightful Azure Tit.

Bulgaria

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Estonia

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Spring Hawk-watching: Best of the U.S.

Red-shouldered Hawk

Many birders don’t realize that prime hawk-watching sites span the length and breadth of the country from frigid Alaska to the tropical reaches of Texas and Florida.

Gambell, Alaska: A Birding Mecca on the Siberian Express

Common Greenshank courtesy of Forrest Davis.

Gambell, Alaska is a Siberian Yupik community that lies about 40 miles off of Siberia in the Bering Sea. It is strategically located for birders to take advantage of the "Siberian Express:" the migration flyway for birds returning from southern Asia and the South Pacific to their breeding grounds in the far northern tundra.