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Bird World Records

In Birding Curiosities by Whitehawk Birding

Birds are some of nature’s most amazing creatures. They are the only animals that sport feathers. These, along with having hollow bones and other special skeletal features, give them the ability to fly. Feathers also …

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Bird Migration in Panama

In Birding Curiosities by Whitehawk Birding

The Isthmus of Panama is a land bridge that connects North America to South America. Historically, it was the key location of the Great Faunal Interchange, where large land mammals crossed freely between the two …

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National Birds of Central America

In Birding Curiosities by Whitehawk Birding

Bird facts are always of interest to any birder. Cool facts about national birds are no exception! Most countries have officially (or at least unofficially) selected a national bird to best represent their local avifauna.  …

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Ageing Vultures in Spain

In Birding Curiosities by Whitehawk Birding

Spain is home to four species of vultures including the Egyptian Vulture, Eurasian Griffon, Cinereous Vulture and Lammergeier. It is a fantastic place to observe these majestic birds. Of all of them, the Eurasian Griffon is …