Road Trip! – Boise, Idaho to Blythe, California

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On June 11th Anna and I began our road trip from Boise, Idaho to Blythe, California. On the first day of the trip we drove to Kanab, Utah and slept there for the night. In the morning we started driving towards the southern rim of the Grand Canyon. As soon as we crossed the border into Arizona the habitat looked … Read More

4 Day Birding Tour of Idaho

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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 Mark’s brother Chris and I began going out kayaking along the Swatara Creek, that runs through Hershey, PA, often and I would always point out any bird species we saw. It wasnt long till Mark … Read More

South Africa Update

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Well I safely made it to South Africa. I have been in the Cape Town area the entire time so far. I dont have much time to write a full post right now, so check out the photo gallery I have made at this link. I will try to get a better and more detailed post up later this week!

Back from Florida….

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Well I am back from Florida. I met up with two friends of mine yesterday in Lake Placid and we drove straight back home to Pennsylvania and pulled into my driveway at noon today. I spent 12 days down in the Sunshine State birding and it was a ton of fun. Anna and I started off the trip by birding around the … Read More

Florida Trip Update

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I have been super busy birding here in Florida and helping Anna Fasoli with her Crested Caracara surveys so I dont really have much time to post. All of the photos I have taken so far can be seen at a Picasa Web Album I created for the trip at this link so I hope those can hold everyone over … Read More

SoLanCo Christmas Bird Count!

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Today I got up early and drove down to Block 18 and 20 in Southern Lancaster County for this years SoLanCo Christmas Bird Count. I started off the day meeting up with Josh Lefever and trying to call some owls in before the sun came up. It was my first time ever in this area of Lancaster and so I … Read More

New Jersey Birding – Part 3

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For the fourth day of our trip, on the 22nd, we really didnt have anything planned, so we figured we would just spend some more time at the Avalon Sea Watch since we all had a great time there. So after a quick stop at Higbee Beach (where bird activity was basically nonexistent) we drove over to Avalon. As we … Read More

New Jersey Birding – Part 2

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On Sunday morning, November 21st, we started off the day by going to Reed’s Beach in Cape May. It was pretty slow and there wasnt too much around, but we did find 5 Boat-tailed Grackles perched in the top of a tree. Next, we drove over to the Cape May Hawk Watch at Cape May Point State Park. They were … Read More