Monthly Archives: February 2017

That Damned Gull with the Yellow-Legs

This trip with Chris Feeney would be my 3rd try for the Yellow-legged Gull, that has been seen of and on every winter for a few years. We decided to make this a crazy, go for the rarities trip….first 3 … Continue reading

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Greylag and Slaty-backed Gull – #719 and #720 ABA

After Chris Feeney and I missed the Yellow-legged Gull in St. John’s, Newfoundland and the 3 Shelducks in St. John, New Brunswick we were more than a little discouraged.  We drove the 750km  to Providence,  Rhode Island, hoping that at least the … Continue reading

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A Mad Dash to Texas and Florida

It never fails rare birds always show up just as I start my shift and disappear when I approach my days off. In early January a Rose-throated Becard was being seen at Estero Grande Park, Texas, in Florida there was a Western … Continue reading

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Smith’s Longspur – Crazy Day in the Life of a Birder

Time to start catching up with my posts. I heard about the Smith’s Longspur being seen, near Long Point, Ontario on December 17th, a few weeks before the January 1st 2017,  date I planned to get going again after a few months … Continue reading

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