The aberrant warbler and a firethroat

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Yellow-breasted Chat © 2007 Drew Weber Point counts have been good as of late. I was in Lancaster County a few days finishing up points in that area and my best find was a very outgoing chat. I had it singing during a point count near Muddy Run Reservoir so I marked the spot on my GPS and returned after … Read More

Digiscoping the Gnatcatcher

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Here are some of my attempts at catching the Blue-gray Gnatcatcher through my scope. Seems that despite my best efforts, this guy was always able to hide behind at least a little bit of tree stuff. The last shot is my favorite, catching it mid-hover as it is going up to snag an insect off of the leaves. The hawk … Read More

Ruby-crowned Kinglet, flightiest sprite in the forest

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The Ruby-crowned Kinglet is a tiny little bird, weighing in at only 6.9 g or less than a quarter ounce. Despite its small size, it has to be one of the speediest foragers of all time. I come to this conclusion honestly, after trying with no luck to digiscope one individual that was foraging quite close. Their main targets are … Read More

Turkeys at Garret

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This morning at Garret Mountain Reservation in New Jersey I came across a group of Wild Turkeys and managed this shot of one of the fine looking toms. There was not anything else new at the park that I didn’t see yesterday but Chipping Sparrows were more numerous. I heard rumors of several Pine Warblers but didn’t come across any … Read More