Category Archives: Birding

Oriental Pratincole (photo by Steve Brenner)

Borneo Big Day

Hank Aaron, Edmund Hillary, Billy Mitchell: record holders and champions of their respective fields. While a big day of birding isn’t exactly the same as reaching the summit of Everest…

Oriental pied Hornbill, waking up in the gutter (photo by Steve Brenner)

Birding the Kinabatangan River

The phrase ‘jungle river cruise’ is tossed around a lot these days. Every morning at the old office water cooler, somebody just keeps on talking about that excellent jungle river…

Immature Smith's Longspur at the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport, Virginia. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

The Final Longspur

I’ve grown up seeing a few Lapland Longspurs each winter, sprinkled into Horned Lark flocks in the farmland of Pennsylvania. This past summer I was able to spend some quality…

Allen's Hummingbird - male

Santa Rosa Island: Tour 1 Update

It’s been a busy month as I said goodbye to my work with Florida Scrub-Jays in Ocala National Forest and took a new position in California. I now work for…

Village of East Apple River, Nova Scotia. Photo by Matt Sabatine.

The Thousand Mile Chase

This post comes from Matt Sabatine, who recently had the chance to bird from Pennsylvania to Nova Scotia, where some great birds have been reported recently. The reliable duo of rarities in Nova Scotia…