Tranquilo Bay exceeded even my high expectations. I was impressed by the comfort, service, great guides, and the variety of excursions and activities offered. An attractive option for groups where not everyone is a hardcore birder.
The ZEISS Victory SFs are a superb binocular made especially for bird watching and nature observation. One clever feature makes them a joy to hold in the hand.
Part textbook, part work of art, The Kingdom of Fungi by Jens H. Peterson is a fine resource for anyone curious about these oft-neglected organisms.
This attractive guide uses uncomplicated text to explain what birds of the Serengeti you are most likely to see. It is not designed to be totally comprehensive.
Rare Birds of North America is a beautiful, quirky, and exacting resource that will no doubt shape discussions of rarities for years to come.
This illustrated book vividly depicts the most endangered birds in the world and provides the latest information on the threats each species faces and the measures being taken to save them. Today, 571 bird species are classified as critically endangered or endangered, and a further four now exist only in captivity. This landmark book features stunning photographs of 500 of these species–the results of a prestigious international photographic competition organized specifically for this book. It also showcases paintings by acclaimed wildlife artist Tomasz Cofta of the 75 species for which no photos are known to exist. (Source: iTunes)
SWAROVSKI OPTIK NORTH AMERICA announces the PA-i5 Adapter for the iPhone®* 5/5s.
Reviewer Brooke McDonald gives us a sneak peek of the much-anticipated Sibley Guide to Birds, second edition.
Danum Valleys deep, remote and stunningly beautiful rainforest offers some of the world’s most memorable wildlife experiences.
“Seawatching: Eastern Waterbirds in Flight,” by Ken Behrens and Cameron Cox, is the latest in the Peterson Reference Guide series published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
The Warbler Guide is much more than a field guide, it is an identification opus.
Writer and UK birder Keith Betton reviews the latest addition to the Crossley family of field guides: The Birds of Britain and Ireland.
Just released: SWAROVSKI OPTIK NORTH AMERICA, a subsidiary of the Austrian based company announces the new CL Pocket binoculars. The new CL Pocket binoculars are the perfect binoculars for everyone who would like a pair of binoculars with excellent optical performance, a high level of viewing comfort coupled with a compact size, thanks to the folding bridge design.
Situated high on a prominent, historical sand dune overlooking the Okavango River, vast floodplains and neighboring Angola, Shamvura Camp is one of Namibia’s most popular birding destinations. At the western end of the Caprivi Strip, Shamvura and neighboring areas are home to some 400 species of birds including many sought-after specialties. In 2011, I embarked on a four-month backpacking trip through Africa. Nearly a quarter of my time was spent volunteering at Shamvura Camp and it remains today as one of my favorite birding spots in southern Africa.
Let me cut to the chase. I can easily recommend Casa de San Pedro Bed & Breakfast Inn to any traveler (birder or otherwise) visiting southeast Arizona. This hacienda, designed to evoke traditional architecture of Spain and Mexico, is a diamond in the rough, a sanctuary for tired, hot souls and a gracious provider of… Read more
The Eilat Birding Festival was hosted at the Isrotel Yam Surf Hotel, just across the street from the Red Sea, which hosts a World Class diving center. On my eighth day of travel, I took a much needed day of rest and spent some time poolside on the “Bedouin tents” located on the deck. This moment… Read more
Yellowstone Valley Lodge is a collection of ten small, contemporary ranch cabins and a gourmet restaurant situated on an old ranching property in the aptly named Paradise Valley, Montana. We stayed here our first three nights of our grand Yellowstone/Tetons adventure…and are still looking back at it with fondness. A peaceful setting, great views, and… Read more