I have always been a bird lover

My dad gave me an old box of family albums and loose photos to go through and copy for my genealogy project I have been working on for 10 years or so.  He has a lot of old newspaper clippings and things like that in there.  Lots of great stuff really.  Imagine my excitement though … Continue reading

White-collared Robin is back!

I was so excited yesterday to see that we have a white-collared American Robin back this year.  I really am not certain it is the same robin from last year but I will say this, I have never seen a Robin with a white-collar (ever) until last year and this one has returned to the … Continue reading

American Robin with white collar

This robin has been hanging out around the back of the house for weeks.  The two others are dominating the front of the property pretty well.  This white-collared robin has a pretty nice set-up in the back but today I caught him/her (having a hard time figuring that out, looks more female to me but…) … Continue reading

The Biggest Week In American Birding

http://www.biggestweekinamericanbirding.com “A BIG birding event is planned during the peak of spring warbler migration in the “Warbler Capital of the World,” the Lake Erie Marsh Region of Northwest Ohio.” Wishing I could go… not this year.

Sunday Outing – March 14, 2010

Even with all the flooding and cold, nasty weather I was able to see a few birds.  Nothing new but still had fun and got a good workout in with all the extra hiking around flooded areas.  43 degrees F.  Here are my counts: Location 1: 1 wood duck (m) 1 great blue heron 2 … Continue reading

You know you’re a birder when…

It’s 43 degrees F, drizzling and overcast but you hike miles around this to get to your birding spot anyway. March 14, 2010 – 2 of the dams (north) are flooded, streets closed.  Of course these are also a couple of the best birding spots so I went anyway.

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