New episode - Camp Kitchen AZ: Rajas con Crema & Guacamole


Our trailer gives you a first look at our new OutBirding episode.

This episode of OutBirding with Field Guides showcases two different Mexican treats from the Camp Kitchen: Rajas con crema and guacamole. Dave Stejskal and John Coons share their tips and tricks so that you can have success with these easy and delicious recipes in your own camp kitchen. Dave and John also take us birding around Flagstaff, Arizona: if you thought you’d never salivate and think about gull identification at the same time, you might be surprised. Get your grocery list ready - you’re going to want to make a few batches of rajas and guacamole after you watch this!

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New episode - Camp Kitchen Field Picnic (& Wheatear migration bonus)


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Camp Kitchen: Evolution of the Field Guides Picnic

Picnics in the field have been a hallmark of Field Guides birding tours since our beginning in 1985. On this edition of the Camp Kitchen, John Coons and Dave Stejskal create one of their famous chicken salads while out in northern Arizona. Along the way, they share some great stories of eventful picnic meals from tours past.

Northern Wheatear Migration Bonus

Northern Wheatears are rare fall migrants in the eastern United States, so one that appeared at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey in Fall 2020 caused quite a stir among local birders. Doug Gochfeld shares some lovely imagery of this wayward traveler and demonstrates how wheatears from different parts of the expansive breeding range migrate to their African wintering grounds.

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New episodes - Camp Kitchen Chihuahua, Mexico (& Painted Bunting bonus)


Watch this trailer for a taste of this week's OutBirding offerings:

Camp Kitchen: Chicken Mole in Chihuahua, Mexico

On their expedition to Chihuahua, Mexico, Micah Riegner and Bret Whitney cooked up some chicken mole while studying Eared Quetzals and Thick-billed Parrots. In this episode, Micah shares his technique for delicious "field mole" and also offers a preview of upcoming episodes featuring the quetzals and parrots of the Sierra Madre.

Bonus Birds: Painted Buntings in the Texas Hill Country

Though he spends much of his year in Brazil, Bret Whitney is intimately acquainted with the birds of the Texas Hill Country. In this bonus video, Bret carefully takes us close to a Painted Bunting nest for a neat study of the breeding biology of this lovely songbird.

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