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trip reports

The mighty Great Skua passing the boat. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Cape May Pelagic – February 6th, 2015

This past Saturday was the Cape May See Life Paulagics trip, and our boat-full of eager birders were in for a great day on the ocean. We sailed out of the…

Northern Fulmar showing the rival fishing boat some moves (Rhode Island 2015 - photo by Steve Brenner)

Rhode Island Mini Pelagic

Ah, the open sea. Is there anything more exciting than a trip to look for pelagic birds? Last Wednesday, along with Olivia DaRugna (who is something of a natural-born scrimshander),…

This was a decent photo, up until I tried to get all artsy and festive and black out the bird and its perch rock. Chuckar, Antelope Island State Park, Utah, 6/17/15
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…

Oriental pied Hornbill, waking up in the gutter (photo by Steve Brenner)

Birding the Kinabatangan River

The phrase ‘jungle river cruise’ is tossed around a lot these days. Every morning at the old office water cooler, somebody just keeps on talking about that excellent jungle river…