Tag Archives: Merlin

Golden Eagle over observation in the Manzanos (photo by Steve Brenner)

Eagle Madness

When it comes to raptors, eagles often come out on top in every category. And why not? They are massive, long-lived, fierce, majestic, and did I mention that they are…

Peregrine Falcon with a Gray Catbird (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Rough day for catbirds

Throughout the northeast lots of Gray Catbirds are migrating south on a daily basis. It is also peak falcon migration right now. You can probably guess that this combination isn’t going to…

Merlin showing off, and passing by close to the platform. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
Whiskered Tern (molting adult)--3rd ABA record, Cape May Point SP, NJ (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Whiskered Tern – Cape May, NJ

The ABA area’s 3rd record of a Whiskered Tern was found early this afternoon by Louise Zemaitis and Alec Humann, flying around Cape May Point. Cape May has actually hosted…

Merlin with a Sanderling at Sunset Point (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Snowstorm in Cape May

When we went to bed on the evening of January 2nd in Cape May, the temperature was dropping quick and it was beginning to snow. When we woke up to…

Eagles come by very close to the watch site, this is what makes the Allegheny Front a great place to see Golden Eagles in the fall!!
Photo by Malcolm Harter

PSO Field Trip – Allegheny Front Hawk Watch, 11 Nov 2012

Nemesisbird’s Mike Lanzone and Alex Lamoreaux along with Chad Kaufman helped lead a field trip offered by The Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology to the  Allegheny Front Hawk Watch, Sunday Nov…

Adult Red-tailed Hawk taking another pass at the starlings. (Photo by Nick Bolgiano)
Sharp-shinned Hawk - adult (Photo By Anna Fasoli)
Merlin and kestrel at Presque Isle SP (Photo by Katie Anderson)

Falcon Friends?

This evening, PA birder Katie Andersen was hiking along the Pine Tree Trail at Presque Isle State Park in nw PA. She noticed a lack in songbirds in that area,…