Tag Archives: Delaware

Coastal Delaware Birding Blitz – November 15th, 2014

A Search for Rarities and Fall Migrants along the Delaware Bay and Seashore! The Coastal Delaware Birding Blitz (CDBB) will be held on November 15th, 2014. The main target area for…

Brant at the Indian River Marina, Sussex County, Delaware on 2 November 2014. Digiscoped with an iPhone 5 + Vortex Razor HD 20-60x85 & Phone Skope Adapter. iPhone photo by Tim Schreckengost.

Weekend Digiscoping Spotlight 23

The Weekend Digiscoping Spotlight will highlight some of the fun shots we’ve gotten recently with a camera paired with a spotting scope or binoculars. We welcome submissions of your favorite…

Will someone find another Delaware Gray Kingbird? Photo by Tim Schreckengost.

Coastal Delaware Birding Blitz

Derek Stoner is the Publicity and Outreach Coordinator for the Delmarva Ornithological Society.  A past president of the organization, he is the co-founder of the Delaware Dunlins Youth Birders Club,…

Rufous Hummingbird - adult female (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Rufous Hummingbird – Kent County, Delaware

Just as the last Ruby-throated Hummingbirds are beginning to make their way south for the winter, Rufous Hummingbirds and other rare western hummingbirds are beginning to show up at lucky homeowner’s feeders…

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…

Laughing Gull at Delaware Seashore State Park, Sussex Co, DE on 23 August 2014. Digiscoped with an iPhone 5 + Vortex Razor HD 20-60x85 & Phone Skope Adapter. iPhone photo by Tim Schreckengost.

Weekend Digiscoping Spotlight 20

The Weekend Digiscoping Spotlight will highlight some of the fun shots we’ve gotten recently with a camera paired with a spotting scope or binoculars. We welcome submissions of your favorite…

American Woodcock - Tim Schreckengost
Barnacle Goose at the intersection of Walker School Rd. and Rt. 9 in New Castle County, DE on 22 February 2014. Photo by Tim Schreckengost.

Barnacle Goose in Delaware

Alan Kneidel and I found a Barnacle Goose along Rt. 9 in New Castle County, Delaware this afternoon. The bird was at the intersection of Walker School Rd. and Rt….

Yellow-throated Warbler. Photo by Alex Lamoreaux.

5 to 500

Every avid lister knows the life list benchmarks. When you start birding you are learning the fundamentals, but in the back of your mind you’re thinking about hitting 100, 200,…

Herring Gull - Tim Schreckengost

Digiscoping at the Indian River Inlet – a Phone Skope Big Year 2014 Update

This past Sunday, Alan Kneidel, Taj Schottland, Matt Boone, and I ventured to the Indian River Inlet (eBird Checklist) in Sussex County, Delaware. After a necessary pre-trip Wawa stop, we…