Category Archives: Rarities

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…

Coastal Delaware Birding Blitz – November 15th, 2014

A Search for Rarities and Fall Migrants along the Delaware Bay and Seashore! The Coastal Delaware Birding Blitz (CDBB) will be held on November 15th, 2014. The main target area for…

American White Pelican, Prime Hook NWR, DE (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

American White Pelican – Prime Hook NWR, Delaware

During a DOS Local Patch field trip led by Tim Schreckengost on October 18th, local birder Julie McCall alerted our attention to an American White Pelican that she found foraging…

Will someone find another Delaware Gray Kingbird? Photo by Tim Schreckengost.

Coastal Delaware Birding Blitz

Derek Stoner is the Publicity and Outreach Coordinator for the Delmarva Ornithological Society.  A past president of the organization, he is the co-founder of the Delaware Dunlins Youth Birders Club,…

Fork-tailed Flycatcher during the Sunday morning field trip to the Cape May Meadows! (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Fork-tailed Flycatcher! – Cape May Autumn Birding Festival

Cape May has been having an incredible run of rarities this fall, and with Whiskered Tern capping off September and a Vermilion Flycatcher earlier this month, this past weekend’s Cape…