Migrants and Mysticetes

Tim HealyBirding, Mammals, Migration, Trip ReportsLeave a Comment

Weather and fall pelagic trips often don’t mix well. The September two-day trip out of Hyannis, Massachusetts that I hoped to attend with the Brookline Birding Club was regrettably called off due to interference from the remnants of Hurricane Florence. The cancellation was a bit of a letdown, but I told myself that I was satisfied with the offshore action … Read More

The Muck

Drew WeberBird Finding Tips, Bird Sightings, BirdingLeave a Comment

[soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/51356240″ iframe=”true” /] One of my favorite places to bird in Tioga County is The Muck, a game lands just north of Wellsboro on 287. This large wetland is a great place for breeding American Bittern, Virginia Rail, Sora and Marsh Wren. If you are really lucky, you could also find Least Bittern, King Rail or Common Gallinule. Listen to … Read More

Another awesome day of spring birding!

Alex LamoreauxBird Finding Tips, Bird Sightings, Birding, birds in flight, General News and Info, Migration, Photography, Rarities1 Comment

As day after day and night after night of north winds blew through the Northeast, birds were being held back – unable to smoothly migrate to our area. Needless to say, I am sure many birders in PA were just as excited as I was to hear that starting late this past Friday night, winds would shift to the south … Read More