Gotta Atlas ‘Em All!

Tim HealyBehavior, Big Days, Bird Finding Tips, Bird Sightings, Birding, eBird, Photography, Science, Trip ReportsLeave a Comment

The long-awaited Third New York Breeding Bird Atlas officially kicked off at the start of 2020. Last year, for obvious reasons, it was difficult to engage in as much exploration as I would’ve liked. My reduced vehicle access and the various travel restrictions made it difficult for me to venture beyond NYC for much of the breeding season. Even though … Read More

Snowy Owl and Purple Sandpipers in Florida – January 7th

Nathan GoldbergBirding, Listing, Rarities1 Comment

I wrote up a post roughly a week ago about birding in Duval and Nassau counties, which can be read here. A few days ago, on January 7th, Dan Irizarry came up once again to try to get the Snowy Owl. The bird had been refound the day after we had tried, and has been seen consistently ever since. Due to … Read More

Neotropic Cormorant – Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Florida

Alex LamoreauxRarities1 Comment

Among the urban sprawl of southeastern Florida, Wakodahatchee Wetlands is a 50 acre safe haven for literally thousands of wetland birds of 171 species. These wetlands act as a natural filter for two million gallons of treated water on a daily basis, while also providing an incredible opportunity for locals and tourists to see wildlife up-close as well as learn the … Read More

Orlando birding – lifers and quasi-lifers

Drew WeberBird Sightings, Birding, General News and Info, Photography3 Comments

Over Thanksgiving, Justine and I headed down to the Orlando area with her family to check out Disney and enjoy some warm weather. As luck would have it, we stayed relatively close to Lake Tohopekaliga and I managed to slip down there several mornings for some birding. I was really hoping to pick up several life birds on the trip … Read More

New Jersey Birding – Part 2

Alex LamoreauxBird Sightings, Trip Reports1 Comment

On Sunday morning, November 21st, we started off the day by going to Reed’s Beach in Cape May. It was pretty slow and there wasnt too much around, but we did find 5 Boat-tailed Grackles perched in the top of a tree. Next, we drove over to the Cape May Hawk Watch at Cape May Point State Park. They were … Read More