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    Episode 48: A Visit to the British Bird Fair, Part I

    TBL Host Bill Thompson, III, interviews a few of the many interesting personalities at the British Birdwatching Fair, an event held each August at Rutland Water Preserve in central England. Posted Wed, 10 Dec 2014.

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    Posted on Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    Birders on a field trip for the Space Coast Birding Festival.Though I was late to the party this year, thanks to an overlapping event out west, the 2015 Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival was its usual spectacular self. A lot of trade-show activity, catching up with friends, seafood meals, and a bit of birding and photography were crammed into the 3.5 days I was in Titusville, Florida, home of

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    Posted on Wed, Feb 25, 2015 by Bo Beolens

    I am in the midst of planning a trip to the northeastern United States, and wondering about what to expect. It will not be my first visit the U.S., having passed through California a number of times and having also birded in Florida as well as Texas a couple of times. The thing is, as...

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