Tag Archives: Birding

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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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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Cleaning up South Florida Specialties — March 2015

Lifers Denoted by Bold Over the past spring break, my family went down to spend a week in South Florida. Having been to Florida twice before, I had seen a lot of the specialty birds to be found there. However, … Continue reading

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Western Kingbird — Carbon County, PA

A few weeks ago, I was able to chase a continuing western kingbird in Carbon County, PA. This was a great state lifer for me and a really great bird to see in the state. While I haven’t found time … Continue reading

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Franklin’s Mania 2k15 — PA Edition

As any birder in North America who hasn’t been living under a rock should know, last weekend saw a massive invasion of Franklin’s gulls to the east of a scale not seen since 1998 (meaning I was 1 month old … 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 6 of Camp Chiricahua — Travelling to Paradise

Lifer Denoted by Bold The 6th day of Camp Chiricahua was bound to be an exciting one. We were set to head towards the town (really closer to small settlement) of Paradise as well as go up into the Chiricahua highlands … 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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