Category Archives: Chase

Posts about chasing a rare bird, sometimes getting to see it, other times missing.

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

Delaware's 8th White-winged Dove sunning itself on a fence in Brian McCaffrey's backyard. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
First winter Harris's Sparrow (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
Cassin's Kingbird surveying it's territory at the community gardens at Floyd Bennett Field (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)