New York Townsend’s Solitaire Plus More

Nathan GoldbergBirding, Chase, Photography, RaritiesLeave a Comment

This past Wednesday, Garrett MacDonald, Andrew Dreelin, and I birded in Madison County, New York. Specifically, we decided to chase some Evening Grosbeaks tending to a feeder near the town of Sheds, as well as a continuing Townsend’s Solitaire in Erieville. My classes didn’t start until 12:20 PM on Wednesday, so we were able to have enough time to try and get … Read More

Big Sit 2012 – Allegheny Front Hawk Watch

Alex LamoreauxBird Sightings, Birding, birds in flight, General News and Info, Migration, Photography, Trip ReportsLeave a Comment

The ‘Big Sit’ is an annual birding event that takes places at hundreds of prime birding locations around the world on the second weekend in October. The idea is to pick out a 17ft diameter circle to spend the day in and count as many birds as you and your team can see and/or hear from within that circle. This … Read More

Townsend’s Solitaire – Bedford County, Pennsylvania

Alex LamoreauxBird Finding Tips, Bird Sightings, Birding, Migration, Rarities, Trip Reports4 Comments

On Saturday, October 13th my friends and I conducted a ‘Big Sit’ at the Allegheny Front Hawkwatch. This was my third year doing a Big Sit at this location and I plan on writing up and posting a full report of our day soon, but I had to get the following information out as soon as possible…… At 10:30am on … 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