Fall is in full force, so it's only fitting that we take a break to enjoy the beauty of the season and its natural wonders.
IatB is one of my favorite blog carnivals, not just because I love reading about other birders' experiences. But the weekly offering also allows me to vicariously travel -- and observe -- birds and their habitats that I haven't seen in a while or, in most cases, have yet to visit.
This week the I and the Bird world tour includes, in part:
- the National Arboretum in Washington, D.C., one of my all-time favorite spots, and a Scarlet Tanager spotted there,
- Napa Valley and its woodpecker residents, and
- a sighting of an Ivorybill in Pennsylvania (well, maybe not).
So take a break this nice autumn weekend and expand your nature and blogosphere horizons by checking out all the fine journeys in this week's