Category Archives: Birding

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…

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…

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…

Band-rumped Storm-Petrel (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Freeport Pelagic: Birds with Friends

  Years ago, back when the Internet was younger, Nemesis Bird sprang forth fromĀ a group of young Pennsylvania birders who met each other working field jobs and chasing rare birds….