NC PSO Hatteras Pelagic Trip – Part 1

Mike LanzoneBirding, birds in flight, Trip Reports1 Comment

On August 9-13 the Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology had an out-of-state field trip to the Outer Banks in North Carolina. A total of 35 participants ventured down to NC for several days of land birding followed by two days of pelagic trips out of Hatteras, NC. This series of posts will show some of the highlights of this epic trip! … Read More

Six Species of Shorebirds at BESP

Alex LamoreauxBird Finding Tips, Bird Sightings, Birding, General News and Info, Migration, PhotographyLeave a Comment

This morning, I made a very quick run out to Bald Eagle State Park to see if any interesting birds were put down by the storm at the swimming beach. As soon as I pulled up to the beach parking area, I saw some Caspian Terns loafing with a few gulls. The Caspian Tern group contained 2 adults, 1 juvenile, … Read More

More storm birds at Bald Eagle

Drew WeberMigration1 Comment

This afternoon, amped up by reports of Hudsonian Godwit and a jaeger at Conejohela Flats in Lancaster County, Alex and I decided to make another quick run out to Bald Eagle State Park to see what birds had dropped down in the continuing bad weather. The four Sanderlings from this morning were still on the beach but the most exciting … Read More

Bald Eagle SP Caspian Tern and Dunlin

Drew WeberBird SightingsLeave a Comment

This evening I went to Bald Eagle State Park to help set up a banding site for the Bald Eagle Birding Festival. I got there a bit early to see if there was anything around and I was glad I did. On the beach there was a single Caspian Tern in the company of about 20 ratty looking Ring-billed Gulls. … Read More

Birding Canyon County

Anna FasoliBirding3 Comments

A few days ago, Alex and I had the pleasure of birding with Cheryl Huizinga, a local birder from Caldwell, ID.  She has lived here for most of her life and is extremely knowledgable about birds and where to see them in the area, and has already given us some great tips to find new birds this year.  One of our first stops was … Read More