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Birdwatching

Bird-Loving Artist David Tomb on his Recent Palo Alto Residency and Exhibition

John Seed | Posted 04.30.2016 | Arts
John Seed

I interviewed David Tomb after he completed the installation to ask him more about how the project had evolved, and what it has accomplished.

Snorkeling With Seals in the Galapagos

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.24.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Most of us put on our swimsuits as soon as we're unpacked, and rummage through a box of masks and flippers. "You will be snorkeling with sea lions," warns Gabriel Ribadeneira, our naturalist and guide.

There's A Reason This Lonely Bird Has Such Freaky Feathers

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 12.31.2014 | Science

You don't have to be an ornithologist to know that red northern cardinals are male and brownish-gray ones are female. But what about a Cardinalis ...

Painting Through Peru

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

I was up for the sunrise and climbed the Inca ruins with my paints. Words cannot adequately capture how truly spectacular this site is, and how amazing that they could build these structures in this inaccessible place.

Winging It in Spain's Bird Paradise (PHOTOS)

John Oseid | Posted 04.20.2014 | Travel
John Oseid

Locals used to "persecute" magnificent birds of prey, he explained, whereas "today it's a point of pride to say you have a Spanish imperial eagle on your land." Once down to 30 pairs, the species has rebounded to as many as three-hundred.

Green Luxury in the Grenadines

Jeanine Barone | Posted 11.12.2013 | Travel
Jeanine Barone

It's said that good things come to those who wait. That's certainly true for travel to the Grenadines, given that visitors will be spending almost an entire day in airports, on planes or in ferry terminals before arriving at this out-of-the-way paradise. But a myriad of pleasures await.

PHOTOS: Virginia's Shrinking Dyke Marsh

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 06.22.2012 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- On a recent Sunday morning, Christine Hoskins and George Vargas were among the many people going for a walk along the nature trail ...

One of Nature's Most Fascinating Dramas

Phil Donahue | Posted 07.31.2012 | Green
Phil Donahue

My brain caught fire the moment I first saw a Purple Martin, fluttering like a humming bird, diving like an osprey and performing eye-popping aerial maneuvers beyond the imagination of the world's best ballet dancers. What in the world are they doing up there?

Purple Martins: One Of Nature's Most Fascinating Dramas

Phil Donahue | Posted 05.30.2012 | Women

By Phil Donahue My brain caught fire the moment I first saw a Purple Martin, fluttering like a humming bird, diving like an osprey and performing e...

New Bird Spices Is Actually A Spray Painted 'Faux Hawk', And The Judge Isn't Laughing

Posted 01.19.2012 | Weird News

A group of New Zealand birdwatchers thought that they encountered a new species -- but really, it was just a faux hawk. A Dannervirke District Cour...

PHOTOS: 11 Spots To Birdwatch Near LA

2010-12-10-overhead_Trazzler.jpg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Text by Megan Cytron, courtesy of Trazzler. Southern California's warm weather and primo location on the Pacific Flyway, makes it one of the top bird...

Bird Man of the Alvarado Street Exit

Mark Horvath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

Bird Man or Ninja has been on the streets for 20 years. He says the birds are attracted to him because he has a heart full of love. I often see him sleeping on the cold concrete under the freeway overpass.

Fall Migration: Animal Migration Photos

Huffington Post | ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With Fall upon us and temperatures starting to drop, animals are starting to migrate to warmer places to spend their winters. From snow geese to whal...