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Shorebirds and Waterfowl at Barnegat Light, NJ

Winter has arrived! It was our coldest day in many years and…

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GUYANA – Part 6: Raptors

With Guyana’s wide variety of pristine habitat, a wide variety of raptors…

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Reflections

The polarizing filter is one of the least discussed tools every photographer…

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Robins Feeding on Aliens

This morning I went looking for a flock of White-winged Crossbills that…

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Mocker at the Feeder

For most of us Northern Mockingbirds are a species that we associate…

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Birding by Bike

Binos. Tripod. Scope. Camera. Backpack. Water. Snack bar. All birding essentials. Gloves….

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Bird Names: The Philadelphia Connection – Part 1

As I allude to in an earlier blog, Philadelphia was the center…

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Bird Names: The Philadelphia Connection – Part 2

Charles Lucien Bonapatre was Napoleon’s nephew. He was a French naturalist who…

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A Western Vagrant in NJ

It has been 14 years since a Green-tailed Towhee has shown up…

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ONTARIO – Part 4: Ottawa Owls

The Northern Hawk Owl is the only species in its genera, Surnia….

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ONTARIO – Part 3: Algonquin

Birding when the thermometer reads a frigid zero degrees may seem a…

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GUYANA – Part 5: Night Watch

As the sun sets in the Amazon Basin, a whole new set…

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ONTARIO – Part 2: The Big Three

We were back on Amherst Island shortly after dawn watching a male…

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Birds and Friends

I recently received this photo of a juvenile Green Woodpecker from an…

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ONTARIO – Part 1: Amherst Island

I am in Eastern Ontario on a 4 day trip having driven…

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Owling on Christmas Bird Counts

Christmas Bird Counts are an excellent time to look and listen for…

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GUYANA – Part 4: Land of the Giants

Guyana is a place of giants and of the ever so tiny….

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Trail Safety

No matter where in the world we are hiking there are dangers…

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MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY CHANUKKAH

Puerto Rican Tody © Kevin Loughlin

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GUYANA – Part 3: Kaieteur Falls

Over an hour of flying and not a break in the forest….

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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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Marsh Magic at Dixon Meadow Preserve

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

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