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Birdwatching in Spain

Of all the many countries in Europe, few can boast such a variety of birds and other wildlife as Spain. From lammergeiers to Spanish imperial eagles, and Iberian lynxes to Eurasian brown bears, Spain is a must-visit destination for any keen bird and wildlife watcher. …

The Renaissance of Birdwatching

Is birdwatching (also known to many as birding) going through a renaissance?  It has become one of the most popular hobbies in the world, with people of all ages and social backgrounds now taking part.  From what was once a niche hobby, birding is now …

Birdfair 2018 Dates Announced

In 2018 the Birdfair will be open on Friday 17th until Sunday 19th August 2018 (the event always occurs on the weekend before the August bank holiday in the UK), with online tickets sales going live from the 1st March 2018. The “Glastonbury of Birdwatching” …

Feathered Fornication

Of polygamy, polyandry, rape, and sperm competition. Welcome to the secret reproductive life of birds. Shocked? Blame it on natural selection. In the late 1960s, it was generally assumed that the vast majority of birds were monogamous. Indeed, the conventional wisdom was that the females …

American Birding Expo About to Fly

The American Birding Expo, now in its 3rd year and having relocated its “nest” to Philadelphia, celebrates the diversity of one of the most popular US pastimes by bringing the world of birding to one place—the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pennsylvania, from September …