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It's 2016. I guess I should update this blog.

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2015 Big Year Graphic

I’ve been trying to come up with an infographic of my 2015 Big(gest) Year – I need to clean up...

Big Year 2016: John Heinz NWR

It’s been a week since the blizzard and I was hankering to get out and see if I could make...

Big Year 2016: Backyard Blizzard

The big blizzard came to NJ, dropping 22″+ on us and giving the birds fits looking for food. Nothing new...

Big Year 2016: Trenton Sewer Works

Earlier in the week I was clued in on a bit of a strange sighting – someone said that they...

Big Year 2016: Goose Chase

It was mid-January and there were a number of rare geese being seen in NJ – including a possible lifer...

Big Year 2016: First Lifer

I did my first chase of the year, going for a MOUNTAIN BLUEBIRD that was being seen in Tinicum Township,...

Mockingbird at Cape May Point State Park

Big Year 2016: Cape May

First trip of the year – Cape May and the environs. I always love hitting the Cape May area early...

House Sparrows

Big Year 2016: First Days

So it’s a new year and a new list. Last year’s record-breaking performance (for me) was just more of a...

Big Year 2013 – April

April has been a big month – no new lifers (got a nemesis lifer in a Blue-winged Warbler on the...

Big Year 2013 – March

Big Year 2013 – March

March was a good month in my Big Year quests. I got out a lot more than in February (5...