Archive for December, 2013

Aleutian Adventure


John Puschock, owner of Zugunruhe Birding Tours, regular contributor to the American Birding Association’s Listers’ Corner, and expert field naturalist of all things Arctic, takes Travis the Traveling Trinovid on another Alaskan adventure, this time out to the Aleutian Islands. Read on to hear about his grand time near the western limits of the ABA Area!

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Running with the big dogs!

Accidental Big Year

A handful of Travis’s most recent additions to his big year attempt include: Rustic Bunting, Little Bunting, Whooper Swan, Whiskered Auklet, Brambling, an as of yet unaccepted Eurasian Sparrowhawk, and Dusky Thrush.Does this list sound a little familiar to you?!?…

If so it may be because Neil Hayward of The Accidental Big Year has many of those same birds as his most recent additions! …

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The Urban Birder takes Travis for a spin

David Lindo - UK's "The Urban Birder"

Travis has had a lot of celebrity hosts to date, but David Lindo, the Urban Birder, is the first from the UK to take Travis for a spin. David is a writer, broadcaster, speaker and bird guider. Most of all, David is a birder on a mission, and that mission is to get people in urban environs looking up, and seeing the birds around them. We ran into David down in South Texas last month and had a blast birding together and learning from each other. Read on to find out more about our good times together and for a preview of David’s time with Travis the Traveling Trinovid.

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Next up…

Traveling Trinovid soaring on borrowed wings!

Our friend John Puschock, owner operator of Zugunruhe Birding Tours emailed saying, he was ‘headed to Alaska next week to look for the Dusky Thrush in Anchorage. Then to Adak for Emperor Goose & Rock Ptarmigan, with hopes for Whooper Swan, Smew, & Whiskered Auklet, and possibly Steller’s Eider near Homer, AK.’ He wrapped it [...]

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