“Snowpril” Birding

Mike LanzoneBird Finding Tips, Bird Sightings, Birding, General News and Info2 Comments

I had thought we had seen the last of winter weeks ago, and temperatures in the 50s to near 80 degrees over the last many weeks was the norm. Migration was really starting to crank up in PA with many species of warblers arriving, orioles and grosbeaks showing up and some hummers making an appearance. All the fruit trees in … Read More

Waterfowl Fallout at Beltzville State Park

Corey HusicBird Sightings, Birding, General News and Info, Photography1 Comment

Long-tailed Ducks

When Drew Weber posted about possible fallout conditions for Saturday, I was excited to check out the reservoir at Beltzville State Park. Unfortunately, I was unable to get out and had to wait until today, Sunday. Since the night had not been rainy, I figured some birds may have left. There was the possibility, however, that some birds would stick around … Read More

Sharp-tailed Grouse Lek and birding near Weiser, Idaho

Anna FasoliBirding2 Comments

A few days ago, Alex and I and our friends Jack, Eddie, and Oly traveled north to Weiser, Idaho to join a local bird club on a field trip to see a Sharp-tailed Grouse Lek. A lek is an area where male grouse gather to display to female grouse.  These leks are often used for many years.  The lek we observed was … Read More

Unsuccessful Search for the Mountain Bluebird

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This morning Chris Markiewicz and I drove over to Middle Creek WMA to search for the Mountain Bluebird that was found there a few days ago. This would have been a new PA state bird for me but unfortunately we did not see it. We left around 10:00am and there were still birders around searching for the bluebird. If I … Read More