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

Santa Rosa Tour 3 Update: Part Two, March 14-17

Anna FasoliField Work, General News and Info, ScienceLeave a Comment

Wow, does time fly by when you are on an eight day on, six day off schedule (this schedule is possibly the secret to life). I’ve finally gotten around to posting the second half of tour three on Santa Rosa Island, working for Institute for Wildlife Studies (Read part one here first!) Weather was excellent for the second half of tour 3 as … Read More

Sparrow Drive at Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, Florida

Anna FasoliBanding, Birding2 Comments

On my day off last week, I attended a “sparrow” drive at Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park. This event was organized by the park biologist, Paul Miller. Birders and biologists from all over the region joined in, and Sam, Melanie, and Charles, who just started work on Scrub Jays at the bird lab at Archbold Biological Station, working for Shane … Read More