Wed.Mar 03, 2021

Keeping the Faith

10,000 Birds

You may have heard the news that resonated throughout the international birding circuit some months ago – in case you missed it you can read my gloss-over here.

Organic date syrup via Israel and Dubai show fruits of peace

Green Prophet

PHOTO BY MUBARAK TAJ: From left: D’vash co-founders David Czinn and Brian Finkel; Al Barakah founder Mohamed Saleem; managing director Yousuf Salem, and Abdulkarim Salem, at Al Barakah’s Dubai headquarters in December 2020.

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Tianmashan, Shanghai in winter

10,000 Birds

Shanghai is basically a very flat place. The highest elevations here are all buildings, including the second-highest building in the world, the Shanghai Tower at 632 meters.

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In the Heights

10,000 Birds

Every year, around this time, I feel the need to get an early start and drive a full hour to Cerro de Garnica. That is because this site’s height of 3,000 m (about 10,000 feet) offers me certain species that I can’t add to my year list anywhere else.

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