Category Archives: Birds

Searcher 2018 – San Diego

When I booked this trip in 2016, I thought it was crazy booking something 2 years head and the day would never come, that I’d leave on this trip but it did finally. Chris Feeney, Herb Fechter and I all, … Continue reading

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Surprise – Curlew Sandpiper

I had just driven 4 hours from Ohio to Leamington, arriving at the house Rick Collins had rented.  we sat there talking about how the birding had been for them at Pelee.  Rick said did you know there was a … Continue reading

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Garbage Dump Success -Tamaulipas Crow

I birded in many tough places but the Brownsville Dump is one of my least most memorable.  Spending 4 hours a day waiting for a Crow to show up that you’ve missed the previous 20 times you’ve tried for it … Continue reading

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California Dreamin

I wanted to take a break from the brutal winter we were having in Ottawa, I figured a few days searching for rarities would certainly be in order. My friend Gilbert Bouchard was in California and I chose to meet … Continue reading

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Red-Billed Tropicbird – Life Bird# 732

I’d heard about this Red-billed Tropicbird from various sources over the past 10 years and had always planned on driving down to Vinalhaven, Maine.  Work and schedules always seemed to get in the way, but that all changed this year.  … Continue reading

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Mistle Thrush – Mirimachi, New Brunswick

Ever since I heard about this bird, I’d been itching to go see it. I hadn’t chased many birds in the last few months and having just retired from my job of 31 years.   I hadn’t really had much … Continue reading

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Posters

Since 2004, I’ve saved my best close up head images of birds.  Here is my first poster.  The birds are in the order they were taken.  If you click on the image you can see the larger version. The second … Continue reading

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