Greater White-fronted X Snow Goose hybrid adult, with Snow Geese along PA896 in Lancaster County, PA (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Greater White-fronted X Snow Goose hybrid – Lancaster, PA

Yesterday evening while driving north along PA896, I noticed Snow Geese landing in a field near the road. As I drove past, I saw that it was a ‘small flock’…

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Birding in Tokyo

This post comes from Allison Miller, an avid birder and raptor technician at the Avian Reconditioning Center in Apopka, FL. Allison was lucky enough to travel to Tokyo recently, and has these bird…

Adult female gray type Gyrfalcon perched along Old Fort Rd, Wallkill, New York. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Gyrfalcon Invasion 2015

As many people are aware of, starting with the winter of 2012/2013, Snowy Owls staged a dramatic and widespread invasion into southern Canada and the northeastern United States, with the…

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Weekend Digiscoping Spotlight 28

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…

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Gambel’s White-crowned Sparrows in PA

After having a great opportunity to study an adult Gambel’s White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys gambelii) at Arlene Koch’s property last weekend near Easton, while also enjoying the immature Harris’s Sparrow…

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Almost a nemesis

One of my targets for my recent trip to the Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival was the Florida’s only endemic bird– the Florida Scrub-Jay, a social member of the corvid…

Canada Goose - Tim Schreckengost
First winter Harris's Sparrow (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
Crested Caracara - Tim Schreckengost

Crested Caracaras at Sunset

Drew and I spent the last two hours of January 21st looking for the Smooth-billed Ani in Broward County, Florida. We worked a 100 meter stretch of scrubby habitat along…

Anhinga at Lakefront Park, Osceola, FL on 20 January 2015.

Weekend Digiscoping Spotlight 27

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…