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Hog Island Rendezvous: Puffins & Stuff

Hog Island Rendezvous: Puffins & Stuff

May 28 - Jun. 2, 2017 | Hog Island, ME
Who wants to see some puffins? The staff of Bird Watcher's Digest is headed to Hog Island, Maine, next spring for a six-day adventure full of puffins, terns, guillemots, and a ton of other sea-loving birds. Registration is open! Please join us in Maine next spring for this exciting Reader Rendezvous.
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Bill and Ben Talk about Birds in the OTWTB Podcast, Episode 2

Bill and Ben Talk about Birds in the OTWTB Podcast, Episode 2

Posted by Guest Contributor | Thu, 22 Dec 2016
In this episode, Bill and Ben discuss their usual potpourri of subjects, ranging from scientific to scatological, and from musical to memorable. Ben has been scouring the scientific literature for edifying topics while Bill has been trying to recover from a recent journey. Join the fellows for a relaxed conversation about birds, birding, and the...
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