Category Archive: Mammals

Camp Talon 6/2/14 – Little St. Simon’s Island and St. Simon’s Island

On the second day (first full day) of the camp, we took a ferry ride over to Little St. Simon’s Island and saw some cool birds there. This place was one of the best… Continue reading

GA Pelagic Trip 5/31/14

This past Saturday, my dad and I joined 26 other birders on a pelagic trip organized by Trey McCuen off of the coast of Georgia. We rode in the Cumberland Queen II, one… Continue reading

Stone Mountain 3/8/14

Saturday afternoon (after my Noonday Creek Trail walk), my family and I took a trip to hike up Stone Mountain. While sparse along the public part of the mountain due to excessive walking,… Continue reading

Noonday Creek Trail 3/8/14

Saturday morning, I visited Noonday Creek Trail for an Atlanta Audubon Society walk. While I have seen the start of the creek from the bottom of Kennesaw Mountain, I have never walked along… Continue reading

Sewanee Field Adventure Part 4.5: Passionate for Pretty Purple Passionflower

The morning after the hike to Fiery Gizzard, I went with a friend on bikes to a patch of vines off of Old Farm Road to find the flowers of Purple Passionflower. We… Continue reading

Sewanee Field Adventure Part 1: Overgrowth Unveiled

For the past two weeks, I attended a fantastic camp hosted by the Sewanee Environmental Institute on the spectacular 13,000 acre campus of the University of the South. The biodiversity in the old… Continue reading

Wilmington/Tybee Islands 6/14/13-6/16/13

This past weekend, I visited Wilmington Island and Tybee Island for Father’s Day. We stayed at a dock house on the Wilmington River. I saw quite a few interesting species of coastal plants… Continue reading

Cochran Shoals 5/25/13

A couple of days ago, my father and I took our dog to Cochran Shoals in the afternoon to see what we could find. While we only saw 15 species of birds, I… Continue reading

GOS Winter Meeting Part 1-Savannah Spoil Site

The amber sunlight punctures the gray cumulus clouds. As we step out of the car for the first time, we are greeted by the “check” calls of Red-winged Blackbirds. Groups of Northern Shovelers,… Continue reading

Tybee Island 12/25/12-1/1/13

My family and I visited Savannah and Tybee Island for a week starting on Christmas day. I went out on the beach many times looking for birds, shells and other assorted life-forms. My… Continue reading