Adirondack Adventures

Tim HealyBird Finding Tips, Bird Sightings, Birding, Butterflies and Moths, eBird, Mammals, Science, Trip ReportsLeave a Comment

New York is home to an impressively diverse array of natural habitats. The Empire State’s various ecoregions run the gamut from the beaches and marshes of Long Island to the grasslands and high peaks near the Canadian border. The Adirondack Mountains are perhaps the wildest, most distinct region of the state, representing the southern edge of the boreal forest biome … Read More

Great Horned Owl feeding on a Barred Owl

Alex LamoreauxBird Sightings1 Comment

This afternoon, Anna and I had just discovered an American Kestrel nest in a natural cavity in western Marion County, FL when I heard the calls of a number of angry American Crows nearby. I could hear that the crows were congregated in the top of a nearby tree, and I knew they must be harassing a raptor of some … Read More

Shrike Out

Alex LamoreauxBird Finding Tips, Birding, General News and Info, MigrationLeave a Comment

This morning a Northern Shrike was reported at Old Crow Wetlands in Huntingdon County. A few of us decided to make the quick drive over there to try and find it later in the afternoon. Unfortunately, we ‘shriked out’ (Copyright: Steve Brenner). Luckily, we were able to get great looks at an Orange-crowned Warbler as well as a juvenile Cooper’s … Read More

Florida Trip Update

Alex LamoreauxBird Finding Tips, Birding, Science, Trip ReportsLeave a Comment

I have been super busy birding here in Florida and helping Anna Fasoli with her Crested Caracara surveys so I dont really have much time to post. All of the photos I have taken so far can be seen at a Picasa Web Album I created for the trip at this link so I hope those can hold everyone over … Read More