Tag Archives: birding

Going nuts (or acorns)

Huntley Meadows is a wetland reserve in Northern Virginia. I sometimes visit it, but probably not as often as I would have liked. Today after running some errands, I stopped by. The late afternoon sunlight was brilliant and warm. Although … Continue reading

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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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My wild goose chase

OK, so it is cliche now to call an activity a “wild goose chase”, but in my case, I was really chasing two wild geese. On January 31, 2014, a report of Pink-footed Geese in Baltimore, Maryland sent the birding … Continue reading

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Birds, near and far

Sometimes I take long trips (even long day trips) to go see birds and take pictures of them, such as my 400-mile day trip to Ocean City, Maryland. But sometimes birds just come to me, like this Cooper’s Hawk. The … Continue reading

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