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Birdernaturalist · 2W ago

My Job as Chef for the 2017 WINGS Tour to Gambell, Alaska

I just returned to civilization from my week of cooking for the WINGS tour at Gambell, Ala...
Birdernaturalist · 3W ago

Some Most Precious Tibetan Yarn

I forgot to post some photos from the Upper Mustang in Nepal that made the trip very memor...
Birdernaturalist · 4W ago

A Private Tour in SE Arizona – Four Sky Islands, 159 birds, and Nearly 1000 Miles

This past week I led a private tour for 4 ½ days here in SE Arizona for a client-friend wh...
Birdernaturalist · 4W ago

Grocery Shopping for Gambell

The morning after I got back to Tucson from New York, nearly five weeks after I left for N...
Birdernaturalist · 4W ago

Birding Central Park And My Presentation For The Linnaean Society of New York

Instead of returning directly home after my month in Nepal, I flew to New York City (via a...
Birdernaturalist · 4W ago

Board Games, Babysitting, and Cauliflower Curry in Kathmandu

In my last blog I mentioned some of the things that occupied my time while staying at my friends’ house, but I didn’t mention everything.I actually spent some great time with Mara (2 years and 10 months old) and Malcolm (14 months old). Mara insisted...
Birdernaturalist · 4W ago

A Morning with Som at Phulchowki

In the remaining time of my vacation in Kathmandu I mostly stayed in and worked on my computer – finalizing the menu and shopping lists for the WINGS Gambell tour (where I’m the chef rather ...
Birdernaturalist · 4W ago

Nepal's Upper Mustang Region – Part Two

By far the highlight of Mich’s and my ten days of trekking in Nepal’s Upper Mustang region...
Birdernaturalist · 1M ago

Nepal's Upper Mustang Region – Part One

My recent vacation to Nepal began with a trip to Bardia National Park, but the central exp...
Birdernaturalist · 1M ago

Some Plants From My Spring Tour to Costa Rica

This is a quick blog with just a few plants from my spring birding tour to Costa Rica, which took place in mid-March.There are many members of the Ericaceae in the tropical highlands, even f...