This morning was my first trip to Scotia Barrens this fall to search for migrants, particularly warblers. It was a slow morning as should be … Read More
SE Arizona, Day 5 – Mt. Lemmon and Tucson
This is the fifth in a series of posts about my recent trip to southeastern Arizona, the other posts can be seen at these links … Read More
Anna and I have been working here in Idaho since April 4th. It has been a wonderful and bird-packed three and a half months, but … Read More
4 Day Birding Tour of Idaho
I have managed to turn many of my friends back home into crazy birders. My friend Mark Markiewicz is no exception; a few years ago … Read More
MAPS Banding at Lucky Peak 6/5/11
This morning Idaho Bird Observatory had its first MAPS (Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship) banding session of the year up at Lucky Peak. The purpose … Read More
Recent observations here in Idaho….
I have been pretty busy trying to find curlew nests this past week, while Anna is off in western Idaho surveying for Flammulated Owls. However, … Read More
First Week of Flammulated Owl Surveys!
This past week instead of searching for curlew nests, my coworker Oly Olson and I went to southeastern Idaho to begin the first week of … Read More
Cerulean Warblers south of Black Moshannon
This morning I set out with the intentions of finding Cerulean Warblers. I had looked up Breeding Bird Atlas data on Cerulean Warblers and noticed … Read More
Scotia warbler bonanza
It was a great morning at Scotia Barrens IBA. Overall I saw/heard over 150 individual warblers while I drove through Scotia Barrens. Highlights were an … Read More
Western warblers finally arriving!
I have been spending the past couple weeks recieving text alerts from back home in PA and reading posts on the PABIRDS listserve that have … Read More