• COVID-19 kills Birding Events

    March 24, 2020 by

    This past week, the Presque Isle Audubon Society canceled their annual Festival of Birds, scheduled for May 8-10. Today, the other shoe dropped, with the Black Swamp Bird Observatory canceling the Biggest Week in American Birding, scheduled for May 8-17. This all follows my last post (here) about other cancellations, and all in all it’s… Read more

  • Some Useful Guides

    June 24, 2020 by

    I thought that I would share a list of the books that I rely upon for identification and descriptors, including behavior, etc. This is my current list as of today, and includes identification and behavioral books only: Birds of Massachusetts and Other New England States, Vols I-III by Edward Howe Forbush. The Cornell Lab of… Read more

  • First Publishing…

    June 24, 2020 by

    I am a member of the Ohio Ornithological Society, and I was proud to notice that, in their latest edition of their publication “The Cardinal: Winter 2019-2020,” I had an entry included. In the winter of 2020, I got the opportunity of observing Snow Geese in Mahoning, Ohio – I must say that they were… Read more

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