The Colorado Chicken Chase by Stephan Lorenz

The Colorado Chicken Chase by Stephan Lorenz

Text and photos by Stephan Lorenz Truth be told, we are not chasing any chickens in the sense of Gallus gallus domesticus as there are in fact no Gallus or wild junglefowl in Colorado. If anyone fancies the antics of feral Red Junglefowl in North America, one must travel to warmer climes, either Key West in...

Rockjumper Highlights from 2020

Rockjumper Highlights from 2020

White-crested Turaco by Keith Valentine Perhaps now more than ever before, we (all of us) are so thankful for nature and birds. Many of us gave our backyards, gardens, and neighborhoods more scrutiny than ever before. And some of us enjoyed remarkable sightings and discoveries right at or near our homes....

Birding in Wilderness by Gareth Robbins

Birding in Wilderness by Gareth Robbins

Text and photos by Gareth Robbins Recently, I managed to make a short visit to the Garden Route. I had one day free to go birding, so I chose the Wilderness Section of the Garden Route National Park. This section of the GRNP is famous for its lakes, rivers and estuaries and is surrounded by indigenous...

Flyover Country – Summer in Iowa

Flyover Country – Summer in Iowa

Text and photos by Bobby Wilcox When one thinks of epic boreal summer birding destinations, Iowa likely doesn't jump to the top of anyone's list. In fact, the only lists it tops are: 1) Best places to see miles upon miles of the newest advances in feed corn hybrid technology. 2) The place that Americans learn to...