About Anna

Anna is a field biologist who has traveled all over the US working on different research projects. She has worked with Whooping Cranes, Northern Saw-whet Owls, Least Terns, Piping Plovers, Wilson's Snipe, Whimbrel, Yellow-billed Cuckoos, migrant eastern raptors, Crested Caracara, Long-billed Curlew, Florida Scrub-Jays and the southeastern subspecies of American Kestrels.

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Prothonotary Warbler - Magee Marsh, Ohio (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Beat the winter doldrums by registering for The Biggest Week!

It is that dreadful time of year again when the winter doldrums have set in. You can’t remember the last time you saw the sun, your chaco foot tan in…

Horned Grebe after being released from rehab after it crashed onto frozen ground in central PA (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Lake Freeze-out, Grebe Fall-out

Almost every winter portions of the Great Lakes freeze up for the winter. This winter the Northeast already has two episodes of a ‘polar vortex’ under its belt, and a…

Austrailian White Pelican attempting to eat cat? I think we all know how this will end....

An indoor cat is a happy cat

As an avid birder, I will say that there is nothing that induces more rage in me than seeing a domestic cat stalking a native bird. I observe outdoor domestic…

Northern Goshawk -juvenile (photo by Anna Fasoli)

Northern Goshawk at Hawk Ridge

Earlier this month, I traveled to Duluth, Minnesota to bird with Naturally Avian‘s Erik Bruhnke. The timing of my trip was key, and I wanted to visit the well-known hawk…

Blackburnian Warbler

Biggest Week 2013: Day 1 photo highlights

You have probably already read my summary of my first day at the Biggest Week, but were wondering where all the photos were. Well, here they are!  Check out the…

May0413 Cerulean er-Cerulean Warbler feed

A beautiful blue bird….Cerulean Warbler at the Biggest Week!

On Saturday, we arrived at the Magee Marsh Boardwalk in the afternoon. The location of a Cerulean Warbler was tweeted earlier in the day, and I had hoped to track…

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The Biggest Week: Day 2!

After hitting up “Birds and Beers” last night at the Maumee Bay State Park Conference Center, and running on only a few hours of sleep from the previous night, I…

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The Biggest Week 2013: Day 1!

This morning PA birder (and honorary Nemesis Birder) Cory DeStein, and I, got an early start out of PA for our 6 hour drive to Black Swamp Bird Observatory’s Biggest…

Veery - Magee Marsh, Ohio (Photo by Anna Fasoli)

The Biggest Week in American Birding: Group Birding at its Finest!

The Biggest Week in American Birding is a ten day birding extravaganza in Ohio created by Black Swamp Bird Observatory to promote bird conservation and increase awareness of the amazing bird…

Beating the winter birding blues….kind of.

It has been a long, cold winter here in Centre County, PA.  After spending a sticky hot summer in north central Florida in 2012, I was looking forward to the…

American Woodcock flight display; Scotia Barrens, March 9, 2013

Timberdoodle season is here!

Tonight I went to Scotia Barrens with hopes to spot a few American Woodcock. Joe Verica reported two displaying males near the “big sign” at Scotia on February 28th, so…

A male Long-billed Curlew calls to a nearby female.

Support Idaho Bird Observatory’s Long-billed Curlew Satellite Tracking Project

In the summer of 2011, Alex and I spent a few months working for Idaho Bird Observatory near Boise, Idaho. We spent a lot of time on public lands searching…