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KENYA – Samburu : Tisa

Tisa (right) is the charismatic sling-shot toting young Samburu who is employed…

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KENYA – Samburu : ….. and Life

What we did not know yesterday was that the reason, in all…

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KENYA – Samburu : …….and Death……

What followed next was anticipation that we were about to encounter something…

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KENYA – Samburu : Life……

The entrance to Samburu NR has a mural (left)depicting a lioness and…

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KENYA – Samburu : Chasing Cheetah

It has been almost 6 hrs since we left the Castle Forest…

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KENYA – Castle Forest Lodge : Part 2

Opening the door to my cottage at just about sunrise I was…

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KENYA – Castle Forest Lodge : Part 1

On the southern slopes of Mt. Kenya at an elevation of about…

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KENYA – Wajee Bird Sanctuary

It took the best part of a couple of hours for Peter…

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The Chase

I took my camera this time. Lisa and I, after visiting her…

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Happy Fat Tuesday!

What does Fat Tuesday have to do with pelicans? Well, nothing really……

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Off to East Africa

As I contemplate returning to East Africa for the first time this…

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Mobbing

Raucous American Crows can still be found in roving flocks in my…

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Spring is in the Air

As we near the end of February and the evening’s chill still…

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Steve Carell reports on the 2000 World Series of Birding

Here is an amusing moment from the world of competitive sports that…

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Spark Bird

We all have a bird that sparked our interest in the hobby…

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Ontario – Part 5: Redpolls

Species Comparison: Common and Hoary Redpoll At the Hilda Road feeders in…

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Ontario – Part 4: Goldeneye’s

We had the opportunity on this trip to study several species that…

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Ontario – Part 3: Eating Snow

If you look carefully at the picture above of a female White-winged…

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Ontario – Part 2: Crest Feathers

I found it interesting watching the way the elongated tufts of feathers…

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Ontario – Part 1: Summary

I have just returned from having led a DVOC field trip with…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia – May

May is migration month in the Philadelphia area, and it was a…

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eBird Tips & Tricks: Have checklists shared automatically!

Our birding tours are thoroughly documented through eBird checklists by our guides….

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Red Knots on the Delaware Bayshore

May is a month when millions of shorebirds undertake a tremendous migratory…

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Marsh Magic at Dixon Meadow Preserve

Build it and they will come.  This rings true at Dixon Meadow…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia late-April

The last two weeks of April highlight how spring has sprung in…

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A First and Second in Pennsylvania

The weekend of April 10-11 was an exciting one for Pennsylvania birders,…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia early-April

April started off cold and windy around Philadelphia. It didn’t feel much…

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Early breeding warblers

As spring migration marches steadily up the Atlantic flyway, three of our…

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*Apparent* Gray-breasted Martin in NYC!

On April 1st Doug Gochfeld discovered an immature female Progne martin species…

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IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia in March

March is a month of transition, as winter melts into spring, and…

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