Birdspot. On the road. Drawing birds.

Archive: March 2011

Back in November, I stood at the Rio Grande and wished that I had the freedom to cross it. Twitching after birds such as Rufous-backed Robin, and watching Common Pauraques and Olive Sparrows, I felt the inevitable pull of subtropical and tropical climes, where one could watch new birds in their own habitats. This February, [...]

I am back from twelve days of solid field birding in Belize! With a team of scientists, book authors, and sound specialists, I spent 12-16 hours a day sweating, scratching, squinting, and sighting. While I process a million photos, and gather together my bird list and sketches, here is a little ambience for you: Howler [...]