Wallcreeper in Tirol

Every day of our travels this past year held the promise of adventure. We saw some of the world’s most beautiful scenery, its most extraordinary animals, and of course all those birds.  Along the way, we asked ourselves how we would adjust once we returned to Innsbruck. Transitioning back to work, to the possibility of an office job, and to a climate where birds and animals are more scarce than in the tropics was a looming possibility. But last weekend, we were reminded that there are a few enigmatic species of bird still worth seeking out even in our own backyard. …