1. On the Lighter Side of Birding

    January 23, 2023 by Rokman61

    The inspiration for this posting came about as I was reminiscing in preparation for my most recent blog, “50 Years …
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  2. 50 Years of Birding

    November 27, 2022 by Rokman61

    On the 23rd of May, 2022, I completed fifty years as a ‘birder’. I used that particular day because on …
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  3. Birding Surrey Parks … Part 2

    February 22, 2022 by Rokman61

    This is the second and final report of a project completed in 2021. The objectives and detailed description of the …
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  4. Birding Surrey Parks … Part 1

    September 14, 2021 by Rokman61

    Preamble Many bird watchers are obsessive ‘collectors’ in that they assiduously keep various lists of birds they have seen and/or …
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  5. List of BC Birders named ‘Mike’

    December 31, 2020 by Rokman61

    List of BC Birders named ‘Mike’ (First compiled Oct 2012, updates 2014, 2019, 2020, current update 2021) Some years ago a …
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  6. Cape Flattery

    October 24, 2019 by Rokman61

    Cape Flattery is the extreme northwest tip of the contiguous United States.  I had never been there, so on a …
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  7. More exploring in southwest Interior BC

    September 26, 2019 by Rokman61

    This post arises from a short camping trip I took in late August, 2019.  I present it in three parts: …
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  8. Reminiscing in the South Okanagan

    July 30, 2019 by Rokman61

    I am fortunate in having had opportunity to make regular visits to the South Okanagan Valley for almost 50 years. …
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  9. Hosting Yard Birds, and the Big Chill of February, 2019

    April 8, 2019 by Rokman61

    Norma and I have been setting out food for wild birds in our yards since whenever.  Over the years, I …
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  10. Adventures in Birding . . . with a somewhat different twist

    May 7, 2018 by Rokman61

    I am, admittedly, a chronic bird-watcher.  One aspect to this pursuit that I find most compelling is its endless variety.  The …
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