Hog Island 6/17/14

On the second full day of the camp, the teens spent the day on Eastern Egg Rock Island. This is a magical place with thousands of Laughing Gulls; Common, Arctic and Roseate Terns;… 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 6/5/14

On the morning of the last day of the camp, we visited one of my favorite spots to go birding on the coast – Harris Neck NWR. First, we saw a banding demonstration… Continue reading

Camp TALON 6/4/14 – Sapelo Island

On the fourth day of the camp, we took a ferry ride to Sapelo Island and enjoyed a nice field trip led by Malcolm Hodges. While I did not get any lifers, the… 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

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┬ábest… Continue reading

Camp TALON 6/1/14 – Jekyll Island

The past five days, I attended Camp T.A.L.O.N. for teen birders on Georgia’s coast. The camp had 16 kids and two adult chaperones. The first day, we arrived at Epworth by the Sea… 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

Kennesaw Mountain

I went on a walk today with my dad and a friend at Kennesaw Mountain looking for warblers migrating through the state. There was no official Atlanta Audubon Society walk today but one… 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