Ye Olde New England November

Steve BrennerBirding, RaritiesLeave a Comment

November turned out to be a pretty good month for rare birds in New England. Sure, the Buffalo Bills lost to the Patriots for about the zillionth time. And of course all of my documentation photos/videos are too soft, too blurry, or just too distant. And yes, I was the only person on the east coast to miss a Franklin’s … Read More

This Week in Birding 38

Charlotte WasylikGeneral News and InfoLeave a Comment

This Week in Birding

:: Canada Rare Bird Alert: A Brown Booby (Code 3) was seen on October 7th on Lake Erie at the source of the Niagara River flying over Ontario waters. This is a first record for Ontario. ::  Alpine Swifts can fly more than 200 days without roosting or landing on their migration :: Bird Studies Canada is holding young birder’s workshops in Toronto — one on October 19th … Read More

MEGA: Buffalo Brown Booby!

Steve BrennerBirding, Chase, Rarities2 Comments

***UPDATE*** As of 8:30 this morning (10/8/13), we had the Brown Booby giving excellent looks at the Erie Basin Marina. Here is a short video I took of the bird doing an awesome flyby of our viewing point. The bird appears to be an adult female. Perhaps the best part of this video is not the booby, but rather the … Read More

Cape May Trip – Part 5

Alex LamoreauxBird Finding Tips, Bird Sightings, Birding, birds in flight, Chase, General News and Info, Migration, Photography, Rarities, Trip Reports1 Comment

This is the fifth part of a series of posts about my recent birding trip to Cape May, which began with Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4.  The number one reason we really, really wanted to go to Cape May was to see the now-famous Brown Booby that has been living in Jarvis Sound since August. We knew it … Read More