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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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It’s okay to just watch…

You will notice a lack of photos in the blog today. I…

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Highway Hawk

On the days that I head into the office, better known as…

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Happy Birthday Chuck and Bob!

Swallow-tailed Gulls are one of nearly 30 endemic bird species found in…

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“OUR” Birds…

This Chestnut-sided Warbler was photographed in western Panama. Most of our tour…

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Range Expansion into the Delaware Valley

Some ‘southern’ species have naturally expanded their range northwards. The increase in…

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An Accipiter and Squirrel Face Off

Today I got to watch a wonderful encounter between an immature Cooper’s…

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A Winter Warbler

It may still be the dead of winter, but when today’s temperatures…

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Head Color Variations in White-throated Sparrows

With a solid covering of snow on the ground it is not…

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Belize – Part 4: Birding with Elvis

Collared Aracari -photographed from the breakfast table at Black Rock Lodge. Today…

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Another Irruptive Species Shows Up

Yet another irruptive boreal species has shown up this winter, the Pine…

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A Puddle of Feathers

While out walking this morning I came across a puddle of feathers…

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More Introduced Species

Since I mentioned in an earlier blog that the European Starling was…

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Hybrid Couch’s/Tropical Kingbird x Scissor-tailed Flycatcher plus a bonus Bullock’s Oriole!

Since we are up in New Hampshire for Thanksgiving Lauren diBiccari, Janel…

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World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day celebrated every September 27, was established to create awareness…

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Great White Heron Out-of-Bounds

Most birders love surprises, especially the kind that involve a rare bird…

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Flashing Mockingbird

One of my favorite local birding spots is a stretch of the…

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When a Gray Catbird isn’t Gray

A friend notified me that he had seen an odd looking bird…

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The Strange Shoebill

Rare and elusive, the inconceivable Shoebill is a bird to behold. The…

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Tracking Mountain Gorillas in Uganda

Tracking Mountains Gorillas in the mountains of southwest Uganda, in Bwindi Impenetrable…

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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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