National Parks Traveler – Where is George the Spoonbill?

George is a busy Roseate Spoonbill. About four years old, he spends his days foraging for fish and moving throughout South Florida. For much of 2021, as evenings approached he retreated to roosting trees within Everglades National Park, waiting out the night in the safety of the raised branches. How do we know? George wears a…

10000 Birds – Participating in My First “Normal” Birdathon

A flash of orange streaked across my field of vision, landing at the top of a nearby tree. I whipped my binoculars out, then threw them down in favor of a camera with a long lens. Click click click. I snapped as many photos as I could before the bird disappeared into the canopy. Zooming in,…