Category Archives: Travel

Alaska in Winter

We visited Nome, Alaska in December for the Christmas Bird Count and to give workshops for the University. Here’s a little movie about our experience.



Birdwatching Tour Blogs

I am blessed to travel frequently with my partner, Stephen Shunk, of Paradise Birding, working as a naturalist and co-leader of bird watching tours, where we seek out such exotic species as Whooping Cranes in Texas, King Eiders in Alaska, Toucans in Honduras and Flamingos in the Mediterranean.   Visit my birdwatching travel blogs Honduras Birding Blog Sicily… Continue Reading

Adventures in Mexico

Adventures in Mexico

  A surprisingly different itinerary and a fresh perspective When my partner and I are planning a trip to Mexico, we aren’t dreaming about palm-lined beaches and stiff margaritas –  though we may enjoy both from time to time 😉 No, we’re planning our days around watching the antics of the colorful endemic birds, hiking the… Continue Reading

Top 10 Benefits of Keeping a Travel Journal

Have you ever been traveling and noticed a person completely engrossed in the activity of journaling, perhaps with a somewhat dreamy expression on her face, and seemingly oblivious to the chaos around her? Perhaps you said to yourself “I should try that on my next trip.” I encourage you to follow that hunch, and here’s… Continue Reading

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