Tag Archives: Purple Sandpiper

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…

Harlequin Duck

Snowy Owl and Purple Sandpipers in Florida – January 7th

I wrote up a post roughly a week ago about birding in Duval and Nassau counties, which can be read here. A few days ago, on January 7th, Dan Irizarry came…

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…

The Peregrine has always been one of my favorite birds, and to have one fly past us this close was unbelievable! (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Close Encounter of the Peregrine Kind

After enjoying Delaware’s 1st Anna’s Hummingbird on the morning of January 2nd Josh Lefever, Mark Mizak, and I drove towards Cape May, NJ. Our primary goal for the day was…

Purple Sandpiper – Conneaut Harbor

After having several decent looks at the stunning Black-tailed Gull in Ashtabula, the four of us continued on to Conneaut Harbor in hopes of finding another rare gull- the Black-headed…

Barnegat Inlet – November 19th

To kick off fall break Josh Lefever, Nate Fronk, and I drove down to New Jersey for five days of birding. We began our trip at 7:45am on the 19th…

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…