About Corey Husic

Corey's interest in the natural world began at a very young age when he discovered the wonders of birds and birding. As he grew, his interests in the natural world expanded to include insects, native plants, and pretty much everything else in nature. He recently left home in eastern Pennsylvania for college in the Boston area. In the process, his yard list dropped from 185 to a whopping 23 (so far).

Posts by Corey Husic:

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Peregrine at Harvard

Moving from rural Pennsylvania to college in the city was a big transition for me. Part of this had to do with the birds. My yard list back home is…

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Birding Seward, Alaska

We started Wednesday morning by heading towards Lowell Point, a small establishment a few miles south of Seward. The road between Seward and the point ran right along the shore,…

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The 17th Year Feast

Anyone who has stepped outside in New Jersey or eastern Pennsylvania this month has likely heard the cacophony of millions of periodical cicadas that have emerged from the ground and…

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White-rumped Sandpipers in Monroe County

While birding western Monroe County yesterday, Michael David and I found a flock of nine White-rumped Sandpipers with a few Killdeer in a flooded soybean field near the village of…

Wilson's Warbler

Wilson’s Warblers

The Wilson’s Warbler is a relatively uncommon migrant warbler species in this region of Pennsylvania. In addition, their aptitude for staying in dense brush can make them difficult to find….

Pink-footed Goose

Pink-footed Goose at Lake Muhlenberg

Yesterday, I finally had a chance to check Lake Muhlenberg in Allentown, Lehigh County, PA for the Pink-footed Goose discovered by Scott Burnet on January 7. The fog was extremely…

Long-tailed Duck

Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, NJ

Last Saturday, I traveled to Barnegat Lighthouse State Park in New Jersey. Although slightly chilly, the sun and lack of wind made the birding conditions excellent… or at least better…

Harris's Sparrow

Harris’s Sparrow in Carbon County

On New Year’s Day, Rich Rehrig found a Harris’s Sparrow along Whitey B. Drive in Carbon County, PA, just a few yards away from the Monroe County line. I tried…

Storm Birding

As anyone in the United States should know, a large storm hit the mid-Atlantic last week, bringing strong winds and rain to much of the eastern United States. This powerful…

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Barn Owl Banding

On Tuesday evening, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) held a public banding demonstration of nesting Barn Owls. The program, coordinated by…

American Kestrel chicks

Banding American Kestrels at SGL #205

Today, I had the opportunity to band American Kestrels with the Pennsylvania Game Commission at State Game Lands #205. SGL #205 in Lehigh County has excellent grassland habitat and is…

Review: How to Be a Better Birder

Have you ever wanted a book to go beyond a field guide and tell you how to find birds? This book does exactly that. With a huge variety of field…