Category Archive: Insects

National Moth Week

July 23-29 is the first ever National Moth Week in which people from all over the world have moth nights and record the species seen. The way to attract moths is to set… Continue reading

ABA Camp Colorado Part 5-The Final Day and Camp Wrap-up

The last and final day of camp was not a full day of birding but rather a morning of looking for American Dippers and Dicksissels. On the way to the airport, we visited… Continue reading

ABA Camp Colorado Adventure Part 4-Butterfly Bash!

Our last and final day at the camp started with another early morning as we made our way to the Nature Conservancy-owned Phantom Canyon Nature Preserve to do some canyon birding. This day… Continue reading

A Connection with a Dragonfly

About a week ago, I went to the pool with some friends and had a fun time. While we were throwing around a ball, I noticed a dragonfly buzzing around in the middle… Continue reading

ABA Camp Colorado Adventure Part 3-Alpine Beauties and Outstanding Banding

The third day of the camp started early with an early morning bird walk around Estes Park before we headed off to the highest point of the trip: an elevation of 11,796 ft… Continue reading

Chattahoochee River 7/15/12

A few days ago, my father, sister and I went to the Cochran Shoals Unit of the Chattahoochee River. We walked the usual route, but did not see as many individual birds as… Continue reading

ABA Colorado Adventure Part 2-Yippee for Pawnee!

The second day started with a very early morning, two-hour drive to Pawnee National Grasslands. The grasslands were very extensive, flat and full of birds! It took probably 30 minutes from the start… Continue reading

ABA Camp Colorado Adventure Part 1-A Day of Lifers!

For the past five days, I have had the great pleasure of visiting Estes Park, Colorado for the young birders camp there run by the fabulous staff at the American Birding Association! I… Continue reading

Dunwoody Nature Center 7/4/12

Yesterday I got up at about 6:30 AM, ate breakfast, and went with my father to the Dunwoody Nature Center to look for wildlife. I have been interested in birds for about four… Continue reading

Hog Island Adventure Part 5-The Final Day

This was the final day of the camp and while it was sad we would all be leaving the next day, the birding was still great and everyone had a great time! Both… Continue reading