Tag Archives: Black Scoter

Adult male White-winged Scoter (Photo by Nathan Goldberg)

Winter Waterfowl in Illinois

Last Saturday (the 15th), Michael Retter and Matt Hale drove up from West Lafayette to stay at my house for the weekend (specifically for the Gull Frolic, more on that…

Wilson's Plover (Nathan Goldberg)

Birding Duval and Nassau Counties, Florida 12/29

Hi everyone, My name is Nathan Goldberg, and I am happy to be a new blogger here at Nemesis Bird. I am a 17-year-old birder from Chicago, and I have…

A pair of Sandwich Terns displaying to each other. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Duval County Tickin’

During the last week of June one of my cousins was getting married in Orlando, so I took some time off work on the Eastern Shore of Virginia and drove…

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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…

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…

Bald Eagle State Park – Black Scoters

This morning, Drew Weber and I birded BESP in the rain/snow and were able to find some great birds including 6 Black Scoters, 2 Surf Scoters, and a lone Brant…

American Bittern

New Jersey Birding – Part 1

Last Friday, November 19th, was the start of our Thanksgiving Break so my friends and I decided to go to Cape May, NJ for some birding with the hope of…

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Red-necked Grebes and Black Scoters at BESP

Since Drew and I are living in the State College area for this year and the next, the posts on this site will be quite centered around Centre County, PA….