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Two fat chickens becoming two simple humiliating feathers.
This bird caused a major internal stir, being the protagonist in a drama where I today managed to claim both a Radde's Warbler and a possible Booted Warbler in almost the same spot, both being exceptionally rare in Denmark. Worst was that both observations most likely referred to the same bird, a conclusion I wish I had reached before I included birder Denmark in my findings.
Sparing you the details, however, I'm sure this humiliating situation was unavoidable, being the result of a serious accumulation of hubris over the last months with many thoughts on birding, with a rather criticizing attitude toward the birding environment in general and some birders in particular, while emphasizing my own flawless and superior qualities in this context.
It is self-destructing stupidity of course when vanity and arrogance get a hold on you, why I'm grateful to have gotten this reminder before it evolved into more serious matters.
Doing a routine round in the morning at Kalvebod Fælled with dense fog floating over the landsc ... read more
Nature is Magic!
The 2020-2021 ebird taxonomy update is finally a reality. The changes relevant to Mexico can be downloaded here. 4 new species added to the Mexican list! 2021-08-31
I last saw the juvenile White-tailed Eagle on the nest the 31st of July and it looked fit and ready to fly. A relief, because the expected moment for its departure was long overdue, why I, and others, have been wondering if it was sick or just had grown to be a lazy teenager reluctant to start a lif 2021-08-06 ... read more
The Blue Master of the Forest. Purple Emperor.
From the HeartDage hvor det er svært at drømme, hvor solen går tidligt ned og borgerne flittigt arbejder sig frem til endnu en weekend med god samvittighed, mens jeg fortsat befinder mig i mit selvvalgte vakuumslot af glas uden udgange, og tænker at det måske ikke er så godt, mens jeg lukker øjnene og stå ... read more
Birds, Butterflies and Dragonflies
Still mostly Mexico and Denmark
|Did you know that...|
|March 9th 2016 during a short period of time rain transformed to melting snow in Guadalajara, first time in many years, after the arrival of cold front no. 45 this winter which gave strong winds and rain in most of Mexico.|