Author Archives: Alex Burdo

Closing Out 2014

2014 was a pretty consistent year for me birding-wise. I got out nearly every weekend, enjoyed a nice trip down to Florida in March, a jaunt up to Northern New England with my dad at the end of June-beginning of July, … Continue reading

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Late July on Cape Cod

Apart from the weeks I have received treatment, I have spent a good deal of my summer on Cape Cod, home to great food, great people, and of course, great birding. I enjoyed quite a bit of time in the field … Continue reading

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Fairfield BIG Day 2014

In birding there are those rare days when everything falls into place. Those days when the birds are throwing themselves at you in such numbers and quantity that even when you’re just a few hours into it, you know something … Continue reading

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Another month has zoomed by, with no posts to show for it. Sure, I was out in the field. But between the time I dedicated to school and birding, there wasn’t much left over for anything besides eating and sleeping, including … Continue reading

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3/14 – Florida

My family and I returned a week ago from a nice six-day trip to Florida. I was able to get a good amount of birding done on that trip, and I’m hoping to write about it here sometime soon (that … Continue reading

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James Purcell and I spent the entire day Sunday (1/19) birding the majority of birding locations throughout the town of Fairfield on a winter big day of sorts. Our primary goal aside from numbers of species was to connect with … Continue reading

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1/16 – Bald is Beautiful

With a little free time on my hands this morning, I joined Jim Orrico for a couple of hours of birding in town. Our plan was to hit a couple of lakes and reservoirs in Northern Fairfield, in hopes that … Continue reading

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