Category Archives: Listing

The Big Year

Big Years ending, more starting up!

The start of a new year is a great time to look at all of the Big Years that were completed in 2015, and the new efforts that are just starting. There…

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…

Florida Scrub-Jay

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…

Common Ground-Dove  (Photo by Nathan Goldberg)

Long Island Chase – Common Ground-Dove 11/16

I recently took a hiatus from blogging (mostly unintentionally), but would like to change that in upcoming months. In these past few months, I have been getting accustomed to the…

Andy McGann - Couch's Kingbird

Video! Couch’s Kingbird – Allegany County, Maryland

With CBC season on the horizon, this reminds me of an old saying by one of my favorite compilers. “Any yellow birds?? Anything yellow on a Christmas Bird Count is…