Digiscoped with Leica APO Televid 65mm scope using iPhone 6 and a Phone Skope adapter.

Upstate Dickcissel

I’ve got a favorite sparrow patch in Syracuse that I like to visit frequently. It’s right by the Inner Harbor, and is an overgrown weedy field that is probably going…

Maybe THE bird Rocky Mountain National Park, three White-tailed Ptarmigan were still relatively cooperative along the spur trail from Medicine Bow Curve. Photo by Mike McCloy.

A Week at the AOU/COS/SCO Meeting

Alan Kneidel received a B.A. in Biology from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 2008. He has since contributed to a variety of research projects, spanning from the Arctic…

Merlin showing off, and passing by close to the platform. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Cape Henlopen Hawkwatch – September Highlights!

Ah…fall migration, my favorite time of the year! Warblers streaming through the trees, thrushes calling from the understory, and raptors filling the skies – all while the leaves slowly change…

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Sooty Grouse in the Sierra Nevada Mountains

This post comes from one of our good friends, Nate Fronk, who just finished a field season at Yosemite National Park. Nate has a master’s degree in Wildlife Science from…

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The NNY Northern Wheatear

What does it take to drop everything and drive an hour to see a bird? Apparently a Northern Wheatear was enough for me when I got the alert that there…

Green Heron at Fisherman's Wharf, Sussex County, Delaware on 29 August 2014. Digibinned with an iPhone 5 + Celestron Regal 8x42 & Phone Skope Adapter using the Horizon app for iOS. iPhone photo by Tim Schreckengost.

Weekend Digiscoping Spotlight 22

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…

Connecticut Warbler at Tuckahoe State Park, Caroline County, MD on 20 September 2014. Photo by Tim Schreckengost.

Connecticut Warbler at Tuckahoe State Park

A few minutes before sunrise this morning, Alex and I made our way to the start of our first transect for the day – Tuckahoe State Park in Caroline County,…

Swainson's Hawk in fight (photo by Steve Brenner)

Hawk Migration Up-Close and Awesome

This fall, I’m stationed atop Capilla Peak in the Manzano Mountains, about 25 miles southeast of Albuquerque. My purpose: count, identify, and band as many migrating raptors as possible. Myself…

Southeastern American Kestrel chick - female; not quite ready to take the leap of faith

Florida Field Season Highlights

I’ve been in Florida for just about six months once again working for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and this is the first time I have ever spent an entire…

Whiskered Tern (molting adult)--3rd ABA record, Cape May Point SP, NJ (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Whiskered Tern – The Video

Heads up, this video is set to (loud) music. By now, we all know the story. On Friday, September 12, 2014, a Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) was found in Cape…