The Season So Far: Fall 2020 Highlights

Tim HealyBig Days, Bird Sightings, Birding, eBird, Listing, Mammals, Migration, Migration Update, Photography, RaritiesLeave a Comment

Each of the four seasons has something special to offer the birding world. I will always cherish the lively color and music of spring when birds return after months of absence. Winter brings the festive joy of Christmas Bird Counts and new year lists, while summer offers breeding bird surveys and plenty of free time for adventures. Even so, I … Read More

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