Bird Photographer of The Year – Shortlist

Bird Photographer of The Year Announces The Magnificent Shortlist Competing Photos of 2020 For the fifth year now, the prestigious Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) announced the shortlist photographs of 2020.  15,000 images were submitted by photographers from over 60 countries worldwide. (If you haven’t already joined the Birding Planet Facebook group, click here to join)…Read More

Endangered Birds of Nevada

Recently I published a post on the 15 Endangered Birds of Florida. Due to the popularity of that post I decided to post a follow up article covering the endangered, or threatened, birds of Nevada. As per usual, sadly, most of these birds are threatened as a direct result of humans’ actions such as: developing…Read More

Gardening for Butterflies

While birdwatching I often see some amazing butterflies and I know many other birders love seeing these beautiful insects. Gardening for butterflies is the art of growing plants that attract butterflies, while creating a garden that appeals to you as well. While we were visiting the Kirstenbosch Gardens in Cape Town a while ago, we saw a whole…Read More

Get this Beautiful Bird Book while you Support a Great Social Cause

The Kamat family are passionate birdwatchers. They are also on a mission to help impoverished school children in Atlanta, Guyana, Kenya and India. Firstly they put together a beautiful birding book from their trip through Florida. Then they partnered with Every Child Counts, a non profit organization that is committed to providing children with everything…Read More

A pair of African Penguins

Celebrating Penguin Awareness Day

This Sunday, the 20th of January, is Penguin Awareness Day! The day helps raise awareness about the flightless birds whose numbers are dwindling by the day, as well as aiming to bring international focus on the conservation of penguin habitats. Southern Hemisphere Natives Penguins are aquatic birds native to the Southern Hemisphere. There are about…Read More

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