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. …