Too many rarities and *barely* enough time

Nathan GoldbergBirding, Chase, Listing, Rarities, Trip ReportsLeave a Comment

Chasing Florida State Vagrants in January 2020 Birding has many facets, as many of us know. It gets us outside, exploring new and fascinating places we wouldn’t normally visit. It connects us with people we may never interact with otherwise. But one part of the hobby that really drew me in nearly 11 years ago and continues to do so … Read More

Phone Skope Big Year – June Update

Tim SchreckengostBirdingLeave a Comment

June started off really slow from a digiscoping perspective. I got married on June 7th and was busy preparing and winding down from that. The first I opportunity I had to digiscope came during my honeymoon in Aruba. Actually, all of my Phone Skope Big Year additions in June came from Aruba. Here are a few highlights. Tropical Mockingbird was … Read More

White-cheeked Pintail just in time for the 110th anniversary of Pelican Island NWR

Alex LamoreauxChase, RaritiesLeave a Comment

So far this winter, Florida has had an incredible spree of West Indian vagrants turn up. One of the most interesting is an adult White-cheeked Pintail that was discovered by Molly McCarter at Pelican Island NWR on January 29th. White-cheeked Pintails are residents of the West Indies and Caribbean, commonly occurring year-round as close to Florida as Cuba and the … Read More