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 initially found by another birder. A friend, who happens to be the Photo Editor, mentioned they were looking for images, so I submitted my Snow geese:
Even though my name was mis-spelled, it was a nice recognition, albeit a small one in a year filled with relative disappointment. This week, I was to have been in Maine attending the Audubon Society’s Hog Island Field Ornithologist workshop, and finally observing Puffins.