Costa Rica Trip Journal

For those who aren’t already tired of WC’s Costa Rica birding trip, a trip journal is now posted on line. It’s probably only of interest to birders, but those who are curious what a birding trip to the tropics may look like are invited to surf over and have a look. Advertisements

An Essay on Corvidae

While they have their charm, the Common Raven, the dominant corvid in Interior Alaska, is the exact opposite of colorful. Our dumpster buzzard is black. All black. Sometimes shiny black, but still… black. Compare that with some of the Raven’s cousins. Steller’s Jays are common in Southcentral and Southeast Alaska, down into the Pacific Northwest…