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Sound Library - Yellowstone National Park (U.S. National Park Service) Birding Locations. While a variety of birds may be seen anywhere, birds are attracted to particular habitat conditions.

Birding Locations

Some places support a greater variety of species because of the richness or diversity of their habitats. So, while you may enjoy birds at a feeder from your window, you can expand your knowledge and enjoyment by visiting a variety of areas and learning a greater number of species. Several sites stand out among Pennsylvania's birding locations for the variety and number of birds they attract. These top hot-spots are: John Heinz Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum (site 1); Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area (site 17); Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (site 39); Pymatuning Wildlife Management Area, (site 83); and Presque Isle State Park (site 85).

These sites provide spectacular concentrations of birdlife in certain seasons – such as fall raptor migration at Hawk Mountain, or spring migration at Middle Creek – and have achieved national recognition. 13 Odd Pittsburgh Museums You Need to See. BrooklynParrots.com - Info on wild Monk Parakeets (AKA Quaker Parrots) in Brooklyn. Cherry Springs State Park (U.S.) The 10 Best Restaurants In Butler County, PA. Not far from Pittsburgh on the western side of Pennsylvania, is Butler County, an area known for its quaint small towns and a recent explosion in sustainably responsible eateries.

The 10 Best Restaurants In Butler County, PA

Many restaurants in Butler County utilize a farm-to-table cooking method or else make an effort to use locally sourced ingredients, which means fresher, tastier dishes for you. Try one of the best ten restaurants in the area from the list below. Element Café Element café is a charming breakfast or lunch spot that serves handmade sandwiches, paninis, wraps, and more. The chefs aim to use organic ingredients from local vendors, and their lengthy menu is full of fresh options.

Element Café, 232 South Main St, Butler, PA, USA, +1 724 282 2044. 5 countries that will welcome you if Trump becomes president. Every election season, it seems like everybody threatens to move to Canada if their preferred candidate doesn't win.

5 countries that will welcome you if Trump becomes president

Do You Really Need Rental Car Insurance? 8 Things to Know. Top Botanical Gardens in the US Worth Traveling For - The FlipKey Blog. A walk in a tranquil, beautiful botanical garden is a healthy activity whether you’re on vacation, or enjoying the nature in your local area.

Top Botanical Gardens in the US Worth Traveling For - The FlipKey Blog

For those who might not be familiar with the term, a botanical garden is dedicated to the collection, cultivation, and display of a wide range of plants – labeled with their proper names for easy identification.Botanical gardens are often run by universities or other scientific research organizations, and they maintain the grounds and study the plants. There might be special plants, like cacti or herbs, or there might be plants you see every single day, like oak trees and grass. Visitor services at a botanical garden might include tours, educational displays, art exhibitions, open-air theatrical and musical performances, and other entertainment. The smartest route to Pittsburgh: The one with no shortcuts. Tracing Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park, Illinois.

Photo As an architecture buff, I had been drawn to the work of for years before finally seeing his innovative Frederick C.

Tracing Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park, Illinois

Robie House on the South Side of last year. The art-glass windows throughout the structure bring in an incredible amount of natural light. On the second floor, the living space is a large open room, complementing the structural transparency that Wright worked to incorporate in his designs. A Study Reveals the Cheapest Time to Buy Airfare. The Gardens and Galleries Trail of Greater Philadelphia.

Brandywine River Museum of Art Chadds Ford, Chester County Art and nature come together in a scenic riverside setting It’s hard to imagine a more bucolic place in which to explore art than the Brandywine River Museum of Art run by the Brandywine Conservancy on a nature preserve.

The Gardens and Galleries Trail of Greater Philadelphia

Use these amazing tips to get more legroom the next time you fly. Flying these days is a legendary pain in the butt.

Use these amazing tips to get more legroom the next time you fly

Delays, poor service, annoying searches and all the rest are bad enough. But the cramped seats are the worst. No normal person feels comfortable with the amount of legroom offered in a standard airline seat these days. Boingo Wi-Fi. Best Travel Deals and Destinations for 2015. You Googled It, We Answered It. Photo ­What are the most pressing travel questions of 2015?

You Googled It, We Answered It

Real food, hand-crafted. Pennsylvania's best views: 13 destinations that need to be seen to be believed. Mount Tammany.

Pennsylvania's best views: 13 destinations that need to be seen to be believed

(Courtesy of Michael Gadomski) 13 destinations that need to be seen to be believed Story by MARCUS SCHNECK | mschneck@pennlive.com July 8, 2014. Real-time Rideshare Intelligence. Himalayan refuge: Tibetan traditions find a second home in India’s Dharamsala. Thin mats and blankets covered the floors of Tsuglagkhang temple, several bearing scraps of paper inscribed with an individual’s name — an ad hoc reservation system.

Himalayan refuge: Tibetan traditions find a second home in India’s Dharamsala

A Buddhist monk with a foghorn voice chanted over a loudspeaker, calling all men, women and children to their places on the hard ground. Young robed men walked through the aisles pouring milky tea from large silver pots and placing discs of dense bread into open palms. 9 Travel Tips for Knitters and Crocheters. November 25th, 2014 by Sarah The holidays are here and that means that it’s travelling season! For some of us, packing knitting or crochet for a trip can be as important as bringing clothes! Travelling can provide some of the best opportunities for uninterrupted knitting or crocheting time.

But these crafts involve a little bit of planning to take the show on the road. Here are some tips for travelling with your knitting or crochet! Another Lhabab Düchen in Bodhgaya. The Art of Simple Travel. Where Americans Turned the Tide in World War I. Photo If you want to find the spot where World War I became a truly somber affair for millions of Americans, you’re going to need some help. It lies about 90 miles northeast of Paris, somewhere between Chamery and Coulonges-Cohan, two farming villages. Just where, exactly, and how best to get there is a matter of dispute; but if you ask enough people in Chamery, eventually one will decide it’s easier to just show you.

Kissing Your Socks Goodbye. Using Your Scrubba Wash Bag. Instructions 1. Using Your Scrubba Wash Bag. Cheap Bus Tickets NYC Boston DC Baltimore Philly Newark Albany. 36 Hours in Washington, D.C. 6 Ways to Avoid Crazy Data Charges Abroad. 36 Hours in the Brandywine Valley. Today swaths of the Brandywine, just a couple of hours from Manhattan and close to Philadelphia, seem little changed from that era. Its 350 square miles, including rolling hills, manicured estates and the sparkling Brandywine River, offer visitors a seductive trip through history.

Here George Washington and his Continental Army faced British General William Howe in the Sept. 11, 1777, Battle of the Brandywine — a key battle of the war and a stinging defeat for the Americans. These days, one can canoe down the river, past the banks where Washington placed his troops and visit the house in which he prepared for the battle. Minutes away are the perfectly preserved estates that became the symbols of young America’s rise to global industrial power in the early part of the 20th century. Among them is the French-style Nemours Mansion that Alfred du Pont built, and Winterthur, an estate that Henry Francis du Pont filled with exquisite Americana. Trivago.com - The world's top hotel price comparison site with over 700,000 hotels.