Category Archives: Photography

Brambling at Allardale Park in Medina County, Ohio on 30 December 2015. Digiscoped with a iPhone 6 Plus + Vortex Optics Razor HD 20-60x85 & Phone Skope Adapter.

Digiscoping Spotlight 30 – Brambling

The Digiscoping Spotlight will highlight some of the fun shots we’ve gotten recently with a camera paired with a spotting scope or binoculars. We welcome submissions of your favorite digiscoped…

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),…

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Among Amazonian Royalty

As a sluggish day of bird-banding drew wearily to a close, Osmaildo (one of my Brazilian mateiros) approached the station with a trio of once-white bird bags. The mateiros have…

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Brooklyn Overnight Pelagic AKA Skua Fest 2015

East coast pelagic birding is what it is. Usually it’s relatively unproductive (ignoring the pelagic birding off of North Carolina) with low numbers of individuals, and you’re lucky to see one…

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Whimbrel at Somerset Lake (AGAIN!)

Lightning struck a second time today at Somerset Lake IBA. After work, Mike Lanzone and Jeff Payne stopped by the lake, hoping for a White-rumped Sandpiper or maybe even a…