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Plain Chachalaca at Laguna Atascosa NWR (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Laguna Atascosa NWR — South TX Spring Break

March 8th kicked off a week-long tour of southern Texas with my friends Ian Gardner, Chris Markiewicz, and Mark Markiewicz. We landed in Corpus Christi in the early afternoon, and…

Bat Falcon (Drew Weber)

Raptors in Northern Nicaragua

For two glorious weeks between February and March, Drew Weber and I were in northern Nicaragua completing bird surveys on shade grown coffee farms for the lovely folks over at…

Red-breasted Mergansers like this male are common at the inlet (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
Peregrine Falcon - immature (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Friendly Peregrine

It’s not every day that you hear the words ‘friendly’ and ‘Peregrine’ in the same sentence, but if you haven’t heard already there is a ridiculously tame and cooperative immature…

Another view of the Jones Beach owl (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Snowy Owls from NY to NJ

It’s no secret that Snowy Owls are almost everywhere this winter. My friends and I went on a 5 day trip for New Years and were able to see 8…