Three Cheers for the Ring-billed Gull?

While at the Midwest Birding Symposium in Lakeside, Ohio last weekend the Birdfreaks’ Mom netted two LIFERS: a Greater Black-backed Gull and a Bonaparte’s Gull. I don’t always give gulls a lot of credt: I tend to look through them to find terns and “better” birds. One of a “million” Ring-billed Gulls around Lakeside, Ohio

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Take Kids Birding! – Section 4 Preview – Going Beyond Birding

In an effort to drastically improve and enhance the Birdfreak Guide to Taking Kids Birding (a handy PDF we created in January 2008) we decided to overhaul it completely. We have been working diligently on crafting what will hopefully become a small book. We have changed the name of this “guide” to Take Kids Birding!

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