• Starting Another Year of Birding in Costa Rica

    5 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Not long ago, I had trouble sleeping because of these small, random explosions going off in my neighborhood. Each one was followed up by a litany of dog barks, some high in pitch, others low, far-carrying woofs. I fashioned ear plugs out of tissue, I tried sleeping on the downstairs couch (that would have worked but Ginger the hamster was running like crazy on her wheel), I did my best to get some sleep. I guess I eventually did albeit mostly after the barrage of fireworks that went off at midnight. That bunch of noise marked the official beginning of 2018 and although I was annoyed at...
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