Tag Archives: Long-tailed Duck

Long-tailed Duck (Photo by Josh Engel)

Deceased Long-tailed Duck undergoes a makeover

This past weekend, my friend Steve Huggins texted me a photo of an adult male Long-tailed Duck he had found off of Lake Michigan near North Avenue Beach. He knows…

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…

Red-breasted Mergansers like this male are common at the inlet (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
Female Long-tailed Duck (Photo by Nathan Goldberg)
American Robin - Tim Schreckengost

Phone Skope Big Year 2014

Towards the end of 2013 I started thinking about how I could do a Big Year. I really enjoy digiscoping, so why not a Phone Skope Big Year? I am…

The continuing odd couple - immature male Harlequin Duck and female Long-tailed Duck. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Harlequin Duck and Presque Isle Migrants

With a Sunday free from obligations and spring migration kicking into full swing, I joined up with Chad Kauffman and Mike Dreibelbis to head up towards Presque Isle State Park….

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…

Long-tailed Ducks

Waterfowl Fallout at Beltzville State Park

When Drew Weber posted about possible fallout conditions for Saturday, I was excited to check out the reservoir at Beltzville State Park. Unfortunately, I was unable to get out and had…

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Centre County Waterfowl

The rainy weather made perfect conditions for some waterfowling here in Center County today, so around 9:45am Anna Fasoli and I headed to Bald Eagle State Park. We were instantly…

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