Category Archive: Birds

Rufous Hummingbird 2/10/16

Earlier today, I visited the private residence of a birder in DeKalb who has had a Rufous Hummingbird at her feeders in the last few days. This would be a Georgia bird (although… Continue reading

Stone Mountain Varied Thrush 2/7/16

In the last couple of weeks, a very special bird has been spotted in Georgia. This species is the Varied Thrush, which typically lives in the Pacific Northwest. It is a beautiful bird,… Continue reading

Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve 2/5/16

About five days ago, I ventured over to Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve to see what I could find in about an hour and a half. The highlight of the trip was a 15-minute… Continue reading

Chatham County Big Day 01/01/16

This New Year’s Day, as I have done for the past three years, I went birding with Diana Churchill all around the Savannah area trying to find as many species as possible in… Continue reading

Chatham County 12/27/15

Over winter break, I went birding quite a bit on the Georgia Coast. My first big trip was with Diana Churchill two days after Christmas. In the morning, we stopped at Tybee North… Continue reading

Tricky Trillers

Perhaps the most challenging group of songbirds to identify by sound are the trillers. The species we will be examining in this post are Pine Warbler, Orange-crowned Warbler, Worm-eating Warbler, Palm Warbler, Chipping… Continue reading

Fort Pulaski/North Tybee Beach 12/28/14

Last Sunday I went birding with Diana Churchill at Fort Pulaski and the beach at the north end of Tybee Island. At Fort Pulaski, we heard and saw one Sedge Wren and heard… Continue reading

George Pierce Park 9/20/14

A couple of months ago, I went on an Atlanta Audubon Society walk led by Chris O’Neal at George Pierce Park in Suwanee, GA. The walk was fairly successful although I expected more… Continue reading

Harris Neck NWR 8/30/14

I am so sorry I am just now getting caught up on blog posts but my computer was having trouble uploading pictures and I have been very busy with schoolwork and everything else… Continue reading

Southwest Georgia 7/27/14

The other day I went birding all day with a friend – I was up at 4:30am and got home at 9:30pm – at various spots around Southwest Georgia. We saw many awesome… Continue reading