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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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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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Cattle Egrets in Mercer County PA

On Friday, a Pittsburgh area birder discovered a flock of five cattle egrets in a cow field along the side of I79 in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. Cattle egrets are quite a good bird for this area of PA and so … Continue reading

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Black Skimmers, Birds with Underbites

This afternoon, I received a report over the PA RBA of two black skimmers on the Ohio River about twenty minutes from my house. Of course, I couldn’t turn down the chance to see these birds in Pennsylvania. Also, these … Continue reading

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