Category Archives: Mammals

Ontario Winter Roadtrip 2017

Following the great success of a young birder roadtrip to Michigan over the summer, I was chomping at the bit to organize another young birder trip. The opportunity presented itself when fellow Pittsburgh young birder Jack Chaillet and I were … Continue reading

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More Fun in the Alpine (Camp Colorado Day 3)

Lifers Denoted by Bold My doormates and I woke up earlier than the rest of the group the next morning and went out with the goal of finding dusky grouse. Outside it was still raining, but it looked as if it … Continue reading

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The First Days of Camp Colorado

Lifers denoted by Bold This summer, I was given the opportunity to travel to Colorado and attend the ABA’s Camp Colorado run out of Estes Park. It was a brilliant opportunity to explore Colorado’s bird life more thoroughly than I … Continue reading

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Day 10 of Camp Chiricahua — Patagonia

Lifers Denoted by Bold Our first stop on day 10 was at the Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Reserve. However, we got our first good bird of the day on the entrance road to the preserve before we had even reached the preserve itself. … Continue reading

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Day 9 of Camp Chirichua

Lifers Denoted by Bold Day nine of Camp Chiricahua was to be more birding around the Huachucas Mountains and to start that off, we headed to the Ash Canyon B&B in search of Lucifer Hummingbird and whatever other birds we could … Continue reading

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Day 5 of Camp Chiricahua

Lifers Denoted by Bold The fifth day of Camp Chiricahua was a bit quieter than some of the others. We mostly stayed around the generally area of the Chiricahuas where we were staying. Regardless, we still had some fantastic birding (as … Continue reading

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Day 4 of Camp Chiricahua: Our First Day in the Chiris

Lifers denoted by Bold The morning of the fourth day of Camp Chiricahua, we awoke to the sound of western wood-pewees and Cassin’s kingbirds calling into the early morning mist. Going outside to explore the property of the SWRS a bit, … Continue reading

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Day 3 of Camp Chiricahua

Lifers are denoted by Bold Day three of Camp Chiricahua started as many of the others had: with a walk around Rose Canyon Lake. This walk however was to be the last taste of birding for us in the Santa … Continue reading

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Birding in the Yucatan

This year for Spring Break, my family and I went to the Yucatan Peninsula (the state of Quintana Roo in particular) in Mexico. It was a fairly long trip with a lot of birding interspersed with other activities so I … Continue reading

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Birding in Algonquin Park (Ontario Part 2)

The rest of the time I spent in Ontario was spent in and around Algonquin Park. This is an amazing park which is great for winter finches and boreal specialties (especially the “big four” which are black-backed woodpecker, spruce grouse, … Continue reading

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