Life Looks – Kirtland’s Warbler

Drew WeberBird Sightings, Birding, Chase, RaritiesLeave a Comment

I once had a run in with a Kirtland’s Warbler, a debacle which is described in this post. My first visit to the famed migration hotspot, Magee Marsh, and I just happened to be an hour away on a canoe when hundreds of people were getting face melting looks at a cooperative Kirtland’s Warbler. By the time I made it back … Read More

10 Warblers you won’t want to miss at the Biggest Week

Tim SchreckengostGeneral News and Info1 Comment

Ah, the Biggest Week in American Birding is just around the corner. As I am writing this post, the Warbler Capital of the World will be loaded with birds and birders in 2 weeks, 3 days, 6 hours, 16 minutes, and 55 seconds. Anna was thinking about the Biggest Week back when she was tired of winter back in March, … Read More

Finding a Kirtland’s Warbler

Drew WeberBirding, Photography, Rarities1 Comment

Perhaps the most exciting rarity to show up in Pennsylvania this spring was the Kirtland’s Warbler found my Mike Weible in Erie on May 22nd. This is one of perhaps 8 documented records for the state and, with all the photographers present, easily the best documented. Below is Mike’s story of finding the Kirtland’s Warbler. I left work on the … Read More

Slow night on the Eastern and Atlantic flyways

Drew WeberGeneral News and Info, Migration Update, PredictionsLeave a Comment

Regional Overview North winds and precipitation last night really limited the amount of movement across the entire eastern part of the US. You can see in the composite reflectivity above that there is very little migration evident on the radar east of the Mississippi. This could be good if you had a variety of migrants around yesterday as they should … Read More