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ZIMBABWE PHOTO SAFARI

If you’ve ever dreamed of photographing big cats, elephants, and birds on…

Aerial Display

Leaping from the top of a tall column. Soaring straight up into…

Backyard Bounty

June brings a bustle of avian activity to my suburban Philadelphia backyard….

Ocean City Summer Spectacle

Ocean City New Jersey is a favorite summer destination for surf, sand,…

“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 in February

After a mild January, February jolted us into winter reality with repeated…

Great Backyard Bird Count Weekend

The 24th annual Great Backyard Bird Count wrapped up with impressive citizen-science…

Make Your Birds Count!

This week marks the 24th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), a…

Thick-billed Murres on the move!

On the heals of a rush of Dovekie sightings along the New…

IN THE BACKYARD : Philadelphia in January

After last month’s excitement of the long staying Allen’s Hummingbird in the…

Mega-Rare Redwing in Maine!

No, not a Red-winged Blackbird – a Redwing! This Turdus thrush is…

New England’s Sage Thrashers

During November and December 2020 an incredible vagrancy phenomenon occurred when three…

Big Waves, Little Auks – pelagic birding offshore New England

Thanks to a tip-off from Zeke Cornell that January 10th would be…

Extraordinary winter rarities. Twice.

Birders in southeastern PA were treated to two very special gifts during…

PIGR Party in New Hampshire

Affectionately nicknamed “PIGRs” after their 4-letter banding code and their habit of…