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“Kamchatka” Common Gull in Connecticut!

Patrick Dugan discovered a stunning adult “Kamchatka” Common Gull on February 10th…

Alex’s 2021 Highlights

As we are about to close out 2021 and start touring all…

Pale Eurasian Collared-Doves

Out of the dozens of bird species introduced to the Americas, none…

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…

World Tourism Day

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

Great White Heron Out-of-Bounds

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

Flashing Mockingbird

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

When a Gray Catbird isn’t Gray

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

The Strange Shoebill

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

Tracking Mountain Gorillas in Uganda

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

IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia – May

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

eBird Tips & Tricks: Have checklists shared automatically!

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

Red Knots on the Delaware Bayshore

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

Marsh Magic at Dixon Meadow Preserve

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

IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia late-April

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

A First and Second in Pennsylvania

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

IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia early-April

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

Early breeding warblers

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

*Apparent* Gray-breasted Martin in NYC!

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

IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia in March

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

Neighborhood Owling

It is a beautiful day –crisp and sunny, yet windless– here in…

GUYANA – Part 7: Hood of the Friar

During our exploration of Guyana we came across two very different species,…

Sunday Sports Round-up: Bird Logos

The names of birds feature prominently in major American sports. Did anyone…

Winter Butterflies?

Today in southeast Pennsylvania the high temperature was 22° Fahrenheit. Definitely not…

Shorebirds and Waterfowl at Barnegat Light, NJ

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

GUYANA – Part 6: Raptors

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

Reflections

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

Robins Feeding on Aliens

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

Mocker at the Feeder

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

Birding by Bike

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