Category Archive: Insects

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

Singing Insects 8/9/14

Today I heard four species of singing insects. The first, the Davis’ Southeastern Dog-day Cicada, I recorded singing in my backyard. This species gives a sound like a “buzz saw” increasing slowly and… Continue reading

Common True Katydid 8/3/14

Tonight I recorded some Common True Katydids singing in my neighborhood. They are some of the most noticeable and numerous insects on a summer night in my area. Below is a youtube video… Continue reading

Little Tybee Island 7/17/14

I birded Little Tybee Island with Captain Rene Heidt. We wove through various hammocks in the boat and found some interesting birds on the beach of Little Tybee – Black and Least Terns;… Continue reading

Indiana 7/5/14

On July 5 while in Indiana, I visited Pokagon State Park to do some birding. Highlights included close views of Hairy Woodpeckers and a Scarlet Tanager. Later that day, I had a photo… Continue reading

Bartow County 6/30/14

This morning, I went birding at various spots around Bartow County. Highlights include lifers Grasshopper Sparrow and Dickcissel as well as Georgia-bird Horned Lark. I heard and saw all three of these species… Continue reading

Hog Island 6/19/14

On the final full day of the camp, we took the ferry to the mainland and went birding at four locations. This is one of my favorite parts of the camp as this… Continue reading

Camp Hog Island 6/16/14

Last week, I attended the┬áNational Audubon Society’s Camp Hog Island a second time. On the first day, we did a “shakedown cruise” in the boat around some of the areas close to Hog… Continue reading

Camp TALON 6/3/14 – Okefenokee NWR and Altamaha WMA

On the third day of Camp TALON, we visited Okefenokee NWR in the morning and Altamaha WMA in the afternoon. The habitat at Okefenokee was beautiful and the organisms we saw diverse. I… Continue reading

Hangover Lead 4/20/14

Last Sunday, I went on a 7-mile roundtrip hike with my family over Easter break to an open rock outcrop called Hangover Lead that overlooks the Southern Appalachians in North Carolina. The view… Continue reading