A March Big Day in Delaware

Tim SchreckengostBig Days6 Comments

Last Saturday, Nate Fronk, Alan Kneidel, and I made a run for the March Big Day record for Delaware. We decided that owling in the morning was pointless due to ~20mph winds, so we left Newark around 5:00 AM. After quick stops at Helen’s Sausage House and Wawa, we arrived at the Indian River Inlet shortly after sunrise. Our first … Read More

Nelson’s Sparrow – Clinton County, PA

Alex LamoreauxBirding, Rarities7 Comments

This afternoon, I drove out to Bald Eagle SP to do some birding after the storms had moved through the region. A few groups of Ruddy Ducks, 4 Ring-necked Ducks, 6 Double-crested Cormorants, and 2 Common Loons were the only waterfowl I could find on the lake, but many areas I stopped at had lots of Yellow-rumped Warblers and various … Read More

Rusty Blackbird at Yeager Hollow Pond

Anna FasoliBird Sightings, Birding, PhotographyLeave a Comment

I am back in the states after a quick trip to the Azores (where I successfully found my target bird, the Azores Bullfinch). I’ll have more posts up about my trip soon. This evening, Alex and I made a trip out to Yeager Hollow Pond where a Marsh Wren was found by Alex and his friends Nate Fronk and Josh … Read More

Rusty Blackbirds and N. Rough-winged Swallows

Drew WeberBird Sightings1 Comment

Cameron and I birded around Philadelphia today, starting at Tinicum where we found lots of ducks and good numbers of Rusty Blackbirds as well a young male American Redstart. Bonus points go to whoever can find the redstart in the images below. I tried my best but it was so active I couldn’t get it in the viewfinder. Afterwords we … Read More