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Henslow Ride

It’s not easy to get off Long Island in a timely fashion. Fighting traffic through New York City is almost always a hassle no matter which direction you go. On Sunday, May 28, 2017, I had the quickest, most painless … Continue reading

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Man on a Migration Mission

In the world of year listing, a birder is bound by the constraints of the seasonal cycle. You only have so many opportunities to locate a bird in the proper habitat at the correct time of year. On the plus … Continue reading

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The Wonder of Woodcocks

There are plenty of strange names in the bird world. Some are familiar even to non-birders, such as boobies and sapsuckers. The list continues to include snicker-inducing titles like Dickcissel and Kakapo, to say nothing of the genuinely bizarre names … Continue reading

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