Weekend Digiscoping Spotlight 4 – Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

The Weekend Digiscoping Spotlight will highlight some of the fun shots we’ve gotten recently with a camera paired with a spotting scope. We welcome submissions of your favorite digiscoped shots to be featured in future spotlights, just use the contact form in the menu above.


Scissor-tailed Flycatcher – Bartram’s Garden, Philadelphia County, PA (George Armistead)
Digiscoped with an iPhone through a Leica APO Televid 82mm scope

George Armistead photographed this Scissor-tailed Flycatcher with his iPhone and a Leica APO Televid 82mm scope this afternoon at Bartram’s Garden in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. This great looking individual was found today by David Allen.

Western vagrant season is definitely upon us now, with Ash-throated Flycatcher and Western Kingbird recently reported in New York. Get out there and beat your local patch to see what good birds you can turn up this month!