Category Archives: Birding

Thayer's Gull at Daytona Beach Shores, Volusia Co, Florida on 23 January 2015. Photo by Tim Schreckengost.

Thayer’s Gull – Daytona Beach Shores, Florida

The gull spectacle at Daytona Beach Shores in Volusia County, Florida, is talked about across the country and especially here at the Space Coast Birding Festival. Drew and I have…

My first lifer of the trip - Tropical Mockingbird (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
Lesser Black-backed Gull (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
Cassin's Kingbird surveying it's territory at the community gardens at Floyd Bennett Field (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Winter Kingbirds of NYC

Remarkably both a Couch’s and Cassin’s Kingbird have taken up residence less than 15 miles apart from each other in New York City, and are so far successfully overwintering despite the…

Male and female Barnacle Geese (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Barnacle Geese – Weir Lake, Monroe County, PA

It’s not often that Barnacle Geese show up in Pennsylvania, in fact there have been less than 20 instances of this beautiful goose in the state, but they are on…