With the first month of the year officially behind us now, I thought I would take a look the current status of my year list. Beginning … Read More
Photo Study: Marbled Godwit
One thing I really love about shorebirds is that there is so much variety in size, shape, color, and habits. From Least Sandpipers to Long-billed … Read More
It’s really good to see you once again.
When you spend a lot of time birding local patches around your home, you can get somewhat attached to the birds you come across when … Read More
Winter Rarities at Cape May Point SP
It isn’t much of a secret that Cape May Point State Park, at the southern tip of New Jersey, is one of the country’s top … Read More
Western Tanager and bonus Crested Caracara!
On December 5th, 2012 Cape May birder Will Kerling was riding his bike through Cape May Court House and spotted a male Western Tanager in … Read More
The King of Cape May Point
For over a month now, an immature male King Eider has been hanging out along the beach at Cape May Point. It is most often … Read More
Close Encounter of the Peregrine Kind
After enjoying Delaware’s 1st Anna’s Hummingbird on the morning of January 2nd Josh Lefever, Mark Mizak, and I drove towards Cape May, NJ. Our primary … Read More
Cape May’s Weird Grebe
For whatever reason, this year has been better than average for vagrant Western Grebes on the East Coast. From northern Massachusetts to northeastern Tennessee, there have been … Read More
Broad-tailed Hummingbird – New Jersey’s First State Record!
Back in January, during a four day long rarity round-up trip throughout PA and NJ, trying to pick up as many rare birds as possible; my … Read More
Dovekie – It’s What’s for Dinner
Around 9:45am on the day of the February 4th Cape May pelagic, I was standing on the very front of the boat, scanning for birds. … Read More