I’ve often said that people who are more actively observant of the natural world around them are more acutely aware of the seasonal cycle. When … Read More
Coastal waterbird notes from southern Belize, Fall 2014
We are spoiled in the United States with many concentrated birding efforts taking place throughout fall and spring migration such as hawkwatches, seawatches, Big Sits, … Read More
NC PSO Hatteras Pelagic Trip – Part 1
On August 9-13 the Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology had an out-of-state field trip to the Outer Banks in North Carolina. A total of 35 participants … Read More
Conejohela Flats – Black Terns and Stilt Sandpiper
This morning Ian Gardner and I took the short drive down to Conejohela Flats from Hershey. We arrived at 8:20am and kayaked around for 2.5 … Read More
Another awesome day of spring birding!
As day after day and night after night of north winds blew through the Northeast, birds were being held back – unable to smoothly migrate … Read More
BESP 8/25/11 – Forster’s Terns, Common Loon, etc
I made a quick run over to Bald Eagle State Park this morning and was rewarded with a few interesting species; two Forster’s Terns (a … Read More
More Desert Shorebirding!
This morning, Anna and I went to one of our cuckoo sites near Blythe that hadn’t been visited in a few weeks to see if … Read More
Toftrees Forster’s Tern
This afternoon I stopped at Toftrees Pond around 5 PM to see if all the rain had brought in anything interesting. As soon as I … Read More