Posts by Marty

Big Year 2016: Barnegat Light & Island Beach State Park

One of my favorite things about spring birding is taking a day off on a beautiful day and hitting a...

Big Year 2016: Forsythe NWR

I usually doesn’t take until March to get to Forsythe but Shari and I decided it was time to take...

Big Year 2015 Infographic Promo Image

Big Year 2015 in Review

Last year was a big year for me – both literally and figuratively. I wasn’t doing an official “Big Year”...

Big Year 2016: Home is where the Yearbirds Are

Sometimes you don’t have to go very far to find some new birds. My backyard is usually mostly the same...

Big Year 2016: John Heinz NWR

I made my second trip to Tinicum this year hoping that now that the snow and ice had melted there...

Big Year 2016: FDR Park

I was at work on Friday when the alert came through – a PAIR of BARNACLE GEESE being seen right...

2016 Big Year: Cape May Pelagic Trip

I’ve only been on one pelagic trip and it was fantastic. And it was also in September when it was...

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...