Thursday, April 30, 2009

New River Postings (or not)

Worm-eating warbler, singing between episodes of eating worms.

Gentle readers of Bill of the Birds. I am back at the New River Birding Festival, which this year has seen an infestation of bird /nature bloggers like you would NOT BELIEVE! Anywho, this makes it nigh on impossible to get any posting done for several reasons:

1. There is not enough bandwidth to go around, so the connection is gone by the time I am free in the late afternoon or late evening.

2. The birds call me forth to the glorious montane woods and I forget myself.

3. Warblers, baby!

I beg your forgiveness for my sporadic posting. Please bear with me and I will share some tales from this grand event and location.

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At 6:39 PM, Blogger Heron said...

WARBLERS ! An absolute justification for not posting one word until you are back home and have been to the chiropractor for a neck adjustment but then, we will be looking for PICTURES. :>

At 7:08 PM, Anonymous April Lorier said...

Yes! As Heron said, we'll be looking for PICTURES!

At 7:32 PM, Blogger OpposableChums said...

A time to blog,
A time to birdwatch,
And a time for every purpose under heaven.

At 11:14 AM, Blogger Erik said...

Here's the tool I use on birding days to help me prioritize:

1. Birds
2. Birds
3. More birds
4. Beer - to celebrate all the good birds
5. Food
6. Birds
7. Other stuff (family, blogs, etc)
8. Sleep

At 6:15 PM, Blogger Born Again Bird Watcher said...

You are forgiven, my son. Now go and bird some more.

At 7:39 PM, Blogger KatDoc said...

Dude! How did you get a post up? Did you bogart all the bandwidth? I had to lurk in the parking lot of the Quality Inn, pirating from them.

Awesome show on Saturday night. You guys RAWK!

See you in two weeks,

~KatDoc, the sleepy one

At 9:19 AM, Blogger Julie Zickefoose said...

Sweetheart, I think the Flock has the festival more than covered. It's hard enough to get a decent bird photo, even when you're not trying to help 18 people get it in their binocs at the same time. In a steady rain. Relax and read everyone else's posts--that's what I'm going to do!


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