• Swainson's Hawk in fight (photo by Steve Brenner)
    September 19, 2014

    Hawk Migration Up-Close and Awesome

    This fall, I’m stationed atop Capilla Peak in the Manzano Mountains, about 25 miles southeast of Albuquerque. My purpose: count, identify, and b...
  • Southeastern American Kestrel chick - female; not quite ready to take the leap of faith
    September 18, 2014

    Florida Field Season Highlights

    I’ve been in Florida for just about six months once again working for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and this is the first time...
  • Whiskered Tern (molting adult)--3rd ABA record, Cape May Point SP, NJ (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
    September 16, 2014

    Whiskered Tern – The Video

    Heads up, this video is set to (loud) music. By now, we all know the story. On Friday, September 12, 2014, a Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) was f...
  • First state record found by Dirk Robinson around noon. Hatching-year Gray Kingbird along Thirteen Curves Rd. in Sussex Co, DE on 6 November 2013. Photo by Tim Schreckengost.
    September 14, 2014

    Signing up for the DE RBA

    If you’re going to be birding in Delaware or are wanting to chase rare birds in the state, then you should sign up for DE RBA for real-time updates...
  • Whiskered Tern (molting adult)--3rd ABA record, Cape May Point SP, NJ (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
    September 12, 2014

    Whiskered Tern – Cape May, NJ

    The ABA area’s 3rd record of a Whiskered Tern was found early this afternoon by Louise Zemaitis and Alec Humann, flying around Cape May Point. C...
Swainson's Hawk in fight (photo by Steve Brenner)

Hawk Migration Up-Close and Awesome

This fall, I’m stationed atop Capilla Peak in the Manzano Mountains, about 25 miles southeast of Albuquerque. My purpose: count, identify, and band as many migrating raptors as possible. Myself…

Southeastern American Kestrel chick - female; not quite ready to take the leap of faith

Florida Field Season Highlights

I’ve been in Florida for just about six months once again working for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and this is the first time I have ever spent an entire…

Whiskered Tern (molting adult)--3rd ABA record, Cape May Point SP, NJ (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Whiskered Tern – The Video

Heads up, this video is set to (loud) music. By now, we all know the story. On Friday, September 12, 2014, a Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) was found in Cape…

First state record found by Dirk Robinson around noon. Hatching-year Gray Kingbird along Thirteen Curves Rd. in Sussex Co, DE on 6 November 2013. Photo by Tim Schreckengost.

Signing up for the DE RBA

If you’re going to be birding in Delaware or are wanting to chase rare birds in the state, then you should sign up for DE RBA for real-time updates as rare…

Whiskered Tern (molting adult)--3rd ABA record, Cape May Point SP, NJ (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Whiskered Tern – Cape May, NJ

The ABA area’s 3rd record of a Whiskered Tern was found early this afternoon by Louise Zemaitis and Alec Humann, flying around Cape May Point. Cape May has actually hosted…