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Vagrants for Days…

The past week has been pretty crazy (and exhausting) bird wise. It all started last Sunday when I was able to chase a slaty-backed gull that had been found a few days prior at Presque Isle State Park on Lake … Continue reading

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Tale of Three Vagrants

For the past week I have been in Florida briefly before heading down to the Dominican Republic day after tomorrow (much more on that later). While it has not been a birding trip, I have had a bit of time … 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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Birding in New England Over Winter Break

During the last weekend of my school’s winter break, my dad was planning on going up to Maine to pick up a car for my grandparents and drive it back down to Pennsylvania. He managed to convince me to come … Continue reading

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Tips for Leading Bird Walks at the Eyrie

I have a new post up on the ABA’s young birder blog The Eyrie. It is some tips for young birders in leading bird walks. The link follows: http://youngbirders.aba.org/2014/11/nine-tips-for-leading-bird-walks.html

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Hawaii: to List or not to List

Hawaii and whether or not it should be a part of the ABA Area has been a topic of hot debate among North American birders for a long time. It’s an issue which many people have very strong opinions on … Continue reading

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Northern Wheatear in Cleveland

Last Tuesday, a Northern wheatear was reported at Headlands Beach State Park in Cleveland. While I have seen wheatears in Britain, this would be a ABA Area life bird for me. However, I had school during the week and so … Continue reading

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Warbler Guide Review at the Eyrie

I have a post up at the ABA’s young birder blog the Eyrie this week, which is a review of the new book The Warbler Guide. You should all check it out! The link follows: http://youngbirders.aba.org/2013/11/the-warbler-guide-a-review.html

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Rufous-Necked Wood-Rail (First ABA Record) — Bosque Del Apache NWR, NM

The newest rare bird to hit the birding community is a rufous-necked wood-rail at Bosque Del Apache NWR in New Mexico. This is the first record of this bird in the ABA area. Even if it weren’t it is still … Continue reading

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Winging It Nov. 2012 and What it has to do With Young Birders

The November edition of the ABA newsletter Winging It was just published. There are a few interesting things about this edition. For one thing, if you view it online it is in full color. Also, it has a theme about … Continue reading

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