Birding Summary

Birding in Cancun & Chichen Itza

Last weekend I traveled to Cancun, Mexico for a short stay over Fourth of July. Traveling as birder is always exciting because of the chance to see new birds you can’t see at home.

I poured over eBird sightings in Cancun prior to traveling so I could make mental notes of what species I might see and what I hoped to find.

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Quick guide: How to edit bird song recordings

You’ve captured a few recordings of birds on your phone or recording equipment and now you want to edit them to keep or upload to eBird. What is the easiest way to do this? Here is a quick guide that will help you master your recordings in less than five minutes using Audacity. This guide will help you do three things: normalize, filter, and crop the audio.

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Birding Summary

Birding in Boerne

160 acres in the heart of Boerne, Texas, the Cibolo Nature Center offers miles of trails through five distinct ecosystems. In 1988, Carolyn Chipman Evans, her husband, Brent Evans, and a handful of friends envisioned a place to connect their community with nature. Beginning with a segment of the Cibolo Creek and its neighboring land and wildlife, this group of advocates worked tirelessly to ensure the creek’s preservation.