Birding the Gambia

For birders on a budget, or perhaps nervous first-timers to Africa, the Gambia offers some of the best of the continent’s bird life without the expense of a safari. This tiny West African country is not only the closest Sub-Saharan African destination to the UK but is also served by numerous package companies offering budget […]

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Sandwich Tern

Last Saturday I went with a couple of friends to North Lido Beach in Sarasota (after finding the Tropical Kingbirds nearby). We found a couple Sandwich Terns along the shore. This is one of my favorite species of tern, partly because the pale tip makes them so easy to identify, and partly because their slender […]

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