Category Archives: Trips

Berylline Hummingbird and Common Crane Have Arizona on My Mind

Back on August 23rd I checked the airlines to see how expensive it would be to go to Arizona in early September.  First I went to the Air Canada site and the cheapest flight was $700 and I would have … Continue reading

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Winds of Change – That Didn’t Come

Chris and I both needed the European Golden Plover for our ABA life list and we took a chance going to Newfoundland in late April.  We needed a bit of help from Mother Nature to provide the easterly winds from … Continue reading

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Alaska Revisited 2019

When my friend Herb told me he was going to Nome for Mckay’s Bunting and Kodiak for Emperor Goose, I was in from the start. After booking my flights and waiting for the day to arrive for the trip, I … Continue reading

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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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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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Getaway to Arizona, Golf and Birds

Sue and I went down for a week to scope out Phoenix as a winter getaway now that we were both retired, good weather, golf courses and birds. On the days I had time to get out I picked up … 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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