Pelagic Birding

For me, the thought of pelagic birding evokes a sense of excitement that quickly takes over. The mystery behind the vast blue seas and its endangered birdlife bring a happy thought when there is an opportunity to go and experience it. The word ‘Pelagic’ is derived from Greek, meaning “open seas,” and that is exactly …

The Amur Migration

Current technology limits the non-stop flight time of a commercial aircraft to 17½ hours. However, in the avian world, there’s a flight that’s even longer – one that’s just recently started to be monitored by conservationists. Namely, the very impressive long distance migration of Amur Falcons as they fly continuously from remote Northeastern India to …