Category Archives: Elsewhere Birding

12/16 – Miami, FL: Everglades National Park

I awoke on the last day of our short Florida adventure to feeling quite unwell, a strain which progressed and worsened throughout the day. It was only upon returning to New York that I learned I had Influenza A, exactly … Continue reading

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12/15 – Miami, FL: Kendall Baptist Hospital

My dad and I joined good friend Jason Hagani and his dad, Jim, for an unbelievable weekend in Miami, Florida (late afternoon on Saturday, the 14th to late afternoon on Monday, the 16th). Our main purpose of the trip was … Continue reading

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11/16 – 11/17: ROSS’S GULL, QC

Jim Orrico and I spent an unbelievable weekend in Chambly, Québec, enjoying a brilliant adult Ross’s Gull (Rhodostethia rosea) (French: Mouette rosée), that had been present in the area since November 10th or so. It was the first of these long, action-packed … Continue reading

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2/3 – PINE GROSBEAKS, MA

Yes I know what month it is. June. And yes, it says “2/3” up there. That is not a typo. This post really does detail an event that took place on February 3rd. Why? Why wouldn’t I get over something … Continue reading

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Québec

Jim Orrico and I just returned from a fantastic weekend of birding in the Montréal area of Québec. Highlights included no less than 3 Great Gray Owls, as well as numerous other northern specialties. Photos to be posted soon. -AB

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11/18 – MA/RI: NORTHERN LAPWING and Crossbills

A few days back, Jim Orrico and I took the opportunity to chase the previously reported Northern Lapwing in Bridgewater, MA. We were able to obtain terrific scope views of this stunning bird during our visit, which represents one of … Continue reading

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6/25 – CHESTNUT-COLLARED LONGSPUR, ME

My dad, Paul Pinto Sr., Paul Jr. and I headed up to Biddeford, Maine yesterday to chase the previously reported Chestnut-collared Longspur (Calcarius ornatus). We ended up visiting the tip of East Point twice, the first time in extremely windy, … Continue reading

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