Bartow County 7/20/14

About a week ago I went birding at Sam Smith Park and Brandon Farm and Taff Roads in Bartow County. We had some Scissor-tailed Flycatchers at Sam Smith Park. At Brandon Farm and… 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

Savannah NWR 7/14/14

A couple of weeks ago I birded Savannah NWR with my younger cousins and their friend. We had an awesome trip and saw some cool birds like Orchard Oriole, Black-bellied Whistling-Duck, Least Bittern,… Continue reading

Tybee Island 7/12/14-7/13/14

I went birding on Tybee Island a couple of weeks ago. Highlights included Gray Kingbird, a Cooper’s Hawk, a Mississippi Kite and two American Oystercatchers in a fenced off nesting area. North Beach… 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

George Pierce Park 6/26/14

Last Thursday, I went birding at a new place, George Pierce Park. The park has a large pond with a nice board walk and trail going through and around it. The pond is… Continue reading

Introduction to Sonograms

I am starting a new series on auditory bird song identification using sonograms. This post will serve as an introduction on how to translate what you see on a sonogram to what you… 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

Hog Island 6/18/14

The third day brought no actual birding but rather various demonstrations. In the morning, we enjoyed the second part of the Introduction to Ornithology presentation (the first part of which had been given… Continue reading