Category Archive: Insects

Slickrock Creek 4/20/14

This morning, my family and I went on a walk led by two naturalists at the Snowbird Mountain Lodge in North Carolina while we are away for Easter break. The walk took place… Continue reading

GOS Fall Meeting Part 2 – Andrew’s Island and Gould’s Inlet 10/13/13

As the second field trip for the fall meeting, my Dad and I went to the Andrew’s Island spoil site and Gould’s Inlet at St. Simon’s Island. We saw a load of birds… Continue reading

GOS Fall Meeting Part 1 – Altamaha Sound Boat Trip 10/12/13

This weekend, my Dad and I went to Jekyll Island this weekend for the Georgia Ornithological Society 2013 fall meeting. Saturday morning we went on a boat trip with about 32 other birders… Continue reading

Cochran Shoals 9/15/13

Yesterday, my father and I went on the Atlanta Audubon Society field trip at Cochran Shoals to see some warblers. We got about 10 species of warblers, and I got two lifers! I… Continue reading

Kennesaw Mountain 9/7/13

Today I went to Kennesaw Mountain to see if any warblers or other cool fall migrants were about. The day was overall slow and quiet, although I did see a Red-eyed Vireo, an… Continue reading

North Tybee Beach 9/2/13

This Labor Day weekend, I went birding twice on 9/2/13 with Diana Churchill at the north end of Tybee Island. The morning high tide was only 6.3 feet, so the assortment of shorebirds… Continue reading

Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve 8/12/13

This morning, I visited Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve alone and walked most of the trails looking for whatever I could find. The mosquitoes were terrible, so I walked quickly through most of the… Continue reading

Dragons and Damsels in Fremont, Indiana

This past week (the week after my camp), my family and I visited Fremont, Indiana to see family. While there, on Snow Lake, I saw a few interesting species of dragonflies and damselflies.… Continue reading

Sewanee Field Adventure Part 8: Wrappin’ It Up at the King’s Farm

On the last two days of camp, Thursday and Friday (7/11/13 and 7/12/13), the group went to an area of campus called the King’s Farm for its past use as a farm. The… Continue reading

Sewanee Field Adventure Part 7: Slippery Swimming Salamanders

Today the group visited a creek on the campus to do some water quality and riparian habitat analysis. We looked at various qualitative features of the stream like the surrounding shade-providing vegetation essential… Continue reading