There will be games

a guest bloggerBirding, Featured, Trip Reports3 Comments

Friend of NemesisBird, Matt Sabatine, provides another great guest article – this one about his recent trip to Utah, Wyoming, and Arizona where he met up with Alex Lamoreaux for a little birding near Salt Lake City and the Grand Tetons…. Actor John Cusack was once visiting the domicile of the great Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, and surprised by the … Read More

Montour County, PA – Yellow-headed Blackbirds

Alex LamoreauxRanges and Distributions, Rarities2 Comments

Amy Dopp of Montour County, Pennsylvania emailed us a few days ago with some photos of one of two Yellow-headed Blackbirds that have been visiting her parents’s bird feeders for the past few months. This isn’t the first record of this species in Montour County, but is certainly a rare and noteworthy species anywhere in the state especially away from … Read More

Yellow-headed Blackbirds in southern Lancaster, PA

Alex LamoreauxBird Sightings, Birding, birds in flight, Photography, Rarities, Trip Reports5 Comments

During the winter months, thousands of blackbirds roost in the marshes of northern Maryland and then fly up to southern PA to forage in farm fields for the day before retreating back south for the night. Last January, Drew and I had success picking Yellow-headed Blackbirds out of a flock that we found, and my friends Ian and Josh had … Read More

Painted Bunting and Yellow-headed Blackbirds! – Lancaster County, PA

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This morning Drew Weber and I met up along Water St in Lancaster County, to search for the immature male Painted Bunting that was first discovered by Justin Bosler on the Lancaster CBC. Drew and I spent only 35 minutes searching for the bird, without success before deciding to drive around some farmland and see if we could find some … Read More