Lewes Pelagic – June 4th, 2016

Alex LamoreauxGeneral News and InfoLeave a Comment

Another boatload of anxious birders gathered at Fisherman’s Wharf in Lewes this past Friday evening for an overnight Seelife Paulagics trip into Maryland (and a little bit of Delaware) waters. Weather conditions looked fantastic for the day ahead with light east winds, a very low chance of rain, 3-4 foot waves, and 70 degree water out on the continental shelf. Paul … Read More

Cape May Pelagic – February 6th, 2015

Alex LamoreauxBird Sightings, Birding, Rarities, Trip ReportsLeave a Comment

This past Saturday was the Cape May See Life Paulagics trip, and our boat-full of eager birders were in for a great day on the ocean. We sailed out of the Cape May canal while the first hint of light rose above the horizon, passing 2 Harlequin Ducks, 7 Great Cormorants, 30 American Oystercatchers, and a nice spattering of the usual seaducks around … Read More

Photo Essay: Iceland birds

Luke MusherBird Sightings, BirdingLeave a Comment

Some of you may know, (though most of you probably don’t and why would you?), that I was just in Iceland with my girlfriend, Audrey (everybody please give her a warm welcome to the birding community), for a combination of hiking, camping, birding, and general nature viewing.  I’d never been to the Arctic before this… and I still haven’t!  Iceland … Read More

The Puffins of Latrabjarg

Luke MusherBird Sightings, Birding, PhotographyLeave a Comment

Puffins are definitely one of those captivating and exciting animals that anyone will enjoy looking at.  Perhaps  it’s their clownish and colorful faces, or superficial resemblance to penguins which draws so many people to them. Although you don’t have to go all the way to Iceland to see them (Pelagic Boats out of the northeast in winter, or on their … Read More

Cape May Pelagic – Atlantic Puffins

Alex LamoreauxBird Finding Tips, Birding, Trip ReportsLeave a Comment

On July 1st, 2004 I joined a group of other teenage birders on a boat trip from Hog Island, Maine out to Eastern Egg Rock. This trip was part of a week long ‘Coastal Maine Bird Studies to Teens‘ program organized by Maine Audubon. The goal of out ride out to Eastern Egg Rock was to see the Atlantic Puffins that … Read More