South Padre Warblers on Parade

Alex LamoreauxBirding, Migration, Trip ReportsLeave a Comment

Sandwiched between the rush of spring-breakers in March and the arrival of beach-goers in June, there is another invasion of visitors to South Padre Island during the end of April and beginning of May. They may be much more discrete than rowdy, drunken college kids but dress just as gaudy and they don’t crowd the beaches with 4X4’s and umbrellas like … Read More

Biggest Week 2013: Day 1 photo highlights

Anna FasoliBird Sightings, Birding1 Comment

You have probably already read my summary of my first day at the Biggest Week, but were wondering where all the photos were. Well, here they are!  Check out the summary post here: The Biggest Week 2013: Day 1! and also check out my Cerulean Warbler post, my favorite bird I saw on my first boardwalk stroll!

Bird banding in the ANF

Drew WeberBanding, ScienceLeave a Comment

I recently had the good fortune to help out with some bird banding in the Allegheny National Forest. It is fairly early in the season so a majority of the birds were likely local breeders and young. The project is looking at the birds using recently clear-cut areas to better understand how birds are using those areas. The abundance of … Read More