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

Fairweather Zealot

Birding 2012

It felt like 2012 was a really slow year for me birding-wise: too much work and not enough time to...

Chickadees

Every spring we put out a number of bird houses and hope for a multitude of nests. You can always...

Chase’s dubious offer

Chase’s dubious offer

We recently received a letter from our mortgage holder, Chase Bank, offering to reduce our mortgage interest rate by 1%...

BotB V: Herons, Egrets and Bitterns

Herons, Egrets & Bitterns Family: Ardeidae # of Heron Species: 4 # of Night-Heron Species: 2 # of Egret Species:...

Unexpected Beauty

I was walking home from work when I heard a call that I didn’t recognize in my neighbor’s yard. I...

BotB IV: Pelicans, Anhinga, Cormorants & Gannets

Pelicans, Anhinga, Cormorants & Gannets Families:Pelecanidae (Pelicans), Anhingadae (Anhingas), Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants), Sulidae (Gannets & Boobies), Fregatidae (Frigatebirds) # of Species:...

Gaudy

The notice that this beautiful bird was being seen here in NJ was put out on the Jersey Birds list....

BotB III: Albatross, Petrels, Shearwaters and Storm-Petrels

BotB III: Albatross, Petrels, Shearwaters and Storm-Petrels

Next up on the list are what I call the “Tubenoses”: Albatross, petrels, shearwaters and storm-petrels. Tubenoses: Albatross, Petrels, Shearwaters...

Least Grebe at Sabal Palm Audubon Center

BotB 2: Grebes

Next up on the list are the GREBES. Grebes Family:Podicidpedidae # of Species: 7 Species Seen / Photographed: 7 /...

SxSW Birding

While it wasn’t my main reason for heading to Austin, TX, I was lucky enough to get some quality birding...