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Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of July 2018?

WHERE ARE YOU BIRDING THIS THIRD WEEKEND OF JULY 2018?

Weekends, particularly those sweet summer ones, possess a remarkable elasticity, stretching and spilling over its shoulder days and...

“Condors over Cologne” - Rogue Ales & Spirits: Condor Kolsch

“CONDORS OVER COLOGNE” - ROGUE ALES & SPIRITS: CONDOR KOLSCH

Following passage of the United States Endangered Species Preservation Act of 1966, the California Condor was among the first 75 species...

 
 
 
Exploring the Uncharted Bird World

EXPLORING THE UNCHARTED BIRD WORLD

Summer is normally the vacation season, for ordinary tourists at least. Birders follow different patterns of bird migration and their...

Adopt a cat or critter for free July 18-22

ADOPT A CAT OR CRITTER FOR FREE JULY 18-22

Shelter overflowing with cats and critters The number of adoptable cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, birds and reptiles coming under the...

 
 
 
Week 22: The final week in England

WEEK 22: THE FINAL WEEK IN ENGLAND

I want to start this posting with an official appology: you see I feel it is owed to Scotland, Wales, and England, or more appropriately,...

Clark's Nutcrackers at the Top of Rocky Mountain National Park

CLARK'S NUTCRACKERS AT THE TOP OF ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

In the fall of 2017, my mother and favorite birding buddy visited the mountains of Montana for a fishing trip. While hiking along a...

 
 
 
Beach Essentials You Don't Want to be Without This Summer

BEACH ESSENTIALS YOU DON'T WANT TO BE WITHOUT THIS SUMMER

ABOVE: Bag made from recycled plastic bottles by Mer Sea. All the props you won't want to be without on the beach this summer The birds...

What Are 9 Makeup/Beauty Things You've Never Tried Before?

WHAT ARE 9 MAKEUP/BEAUTY THINGS YOU'VE NEVER TRIED BEFORE?

Teeth whitening? Microblading? Bird 🐦 poop facials? Bleaching your hair? Wearing a wig? A mani or a pedi? I'm asking 'cause this video...

 
 
 
Meghan Markle Wore a Sleeveless Trench by Nonie-Plus 50 More Celebs Wearing Canadian!

MEGHAN MARKLE WORE A SLEEVELESS TRENCH BY NONIE-PLUS 50 MORE CELEBS WEARING CANADIAN!

It's no secret that we have some amaze talent up here in Canada, especially when it comes to fashion. From everyday wear to red carpet-worthy...

Move, Birds, Get Out the Way!

MOVE, BIRDS, GET OUT THE WAY!

That's what lots of people have been screaming as the Northern Hemisphere's nesting season does a number on various projects and events. On...

 
 
 
Birds at the Bell

BIRDS AT THE BELL

Perhaps some other time I'll write in more detail about the links between Minnesota's Bell Museum and birds. There are many. Now I'll...

Jane MaiWolves run in packs, lions have their prides, birds

JANE MAIWOLVES RUN IN PACKS, LIONS HAVE THEIR PRIDES, BIRDS

Jane Mai Wolves run in packs, lions have their prides, birds their flocks, but what about us? We're discrete and can very easily live...

 
 
 
The first Pied Oystercatcher chicks of 2018

THE FIRST PIED OYSTERCATCHER CHICKS OF 2018

Two weeks ago I introduced you to two pairs of our Pied Oystercatchers that were early egg layers this year and this week the eggs...

Picky Cuckoo

PICKY CUCKOO

When a young bird has to compete with the rest of its nest-mates for food they cannot afford to turn up their bill at anything that...

 
 
 
Owl Attacks

OWL ATTACKS

I've heard stories about attacks on people by owls, but they are few and far between. They happen usually because someone got too close...

La Vieille Ferme: Rouge (2016)

LA VIEILLE FERME: ROUGE (2016)

I've been dragging my feet on wine reviews here at Booze and Birds for quite some time. Not that I haven't been searching: by now I...

 
 
 
Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of July 2018?

WHERE ARE YOU BIRDING THIS SECOND WEEKEND OF JULY 2018?

Summer weekends often mean summer road trips, mixed blessings at best. Of course, we love to visit new places and enjoy cool breezes...

Remember pigeons?

REMEMBER PIGEONS?

Finished some pigeons for Mossrock Gallery. Any loves to hang these birds around the gallery.

 
 
 
Week 21: Our last week in Scotland

WEEK 21: OUR LAST WEEK IN SCOTLAND

It is Tuesday night, and I am sitting in a historic hotel, just a kilometer or so north of the Scotland/England border. It seemed a...

These are the most successful paid apps in the history of the Apple App Store

THESE ARE THE MOST SUCCESSFUL PAID APPS IN THE HISTORY OF THE APPLE APP STORE

Mojang 10 years ago, Apple revealed the App Store, a curated marketplace that represented the one and only way for iPhone owners to...