Category Archives: Travel

A 2-bird day

I am a little late kicking off the New Year this year — unlike last year, when I got a new bird (a Cape May Warbler) on New Year’s Day, this year I did not go “serious” birding until today, … Continue reading

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Merlin

I knew it, I knew it, I knew it! I knew the Merlin would come. Well, actually I have to admit momentarily I had some doubts, but as the light faded and I already put my camera into my car, … Continue reading

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A trip that should not have happened

In August I spent a week in Seattle. Working. This was during the most glorious days in Seattle — sunny with temperatures between 60 and 80 (Fahrenheit), all was nice. But this was in fact too nice. On a whim … Continue reading

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Spruce Knob Lake Journal

I sat on my beach chair and sipped ice cold club soda, oh, it is so refreshing! It was just before 6PM, the day before Memorial Day and I was at Spruce Knob Lake campground. The sky was a little … Continue reading

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A very “snowy” New Year’s Day

No, it actually didn’t snow, but this is an irruption year for Snowy Owls. So what do I do on New Year’s Day? Driving more than 400 miles and 7 hours, of course, to see the Snowy Owls! After 3.5 … Continue reading

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To the far-flung places – A year in review (3)

My third and last big trip of 2013 was a two-week trip to Spain, Morocco and Gibraltar. I take bird (and other wildlife) pictures. One thing I’ve learned is that to get new birds, it is best to travel to … Continue reading

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To the far-flung places – A year in review (2)

In June we took a road trip on the west coast. In 2004, we took a cross-country trip — from the east coast to the west coast and back. However, we actually missed a section of the west coast — … Continue reading

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