Category Archives: Elsewhere Birding

1/11 – TOWNSEND’S WARBLER and Gloucester

Yesterday, Jim Orrico and I headed up to the Cape Ann area of Massachusetts to chase the previously reported Townsend’s Warbler and to do some birding in the Gloucester area. The Townsend’s Warbler coupled with some great birds in Gloucester … Continue reading

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11/19 RI Pelagic – Northern Gannets

A few more Northern Gannet photos from the pelagic out of Galilee, Rhode Island this past weekend…..(click for larger views) AB

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11/19/11 – RI Pelagic – Gannets by the dozen!

Phil Rusch, Glenn Williams, Brendan Murtha, John Vanderpoel, myself and others headed out of Galilee RI for a stab at some of the more uncommon winter alcids, any bird in the Stercorariidae family (although I’m sure Great Skua led the … Continue reading

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Halloween Weekend in Mass, Maine and CT

First off, let me apologize for the long gap in between this and my last post. While I have definitely been birding, the time to post just hasn’t been there between school (+ homework!), hospital visits and getting out every … Continue reading

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1/1/11 – GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE, RI

On our way home from the Cape on New Year’s Day, Jim Orrico and I stopped off at Sachuest NWR near Newport, RI for a Green-tailed Towhee that has spent the last few weeks in the campground just before the … Continue reading

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10/10/10! – CURLEW SANDPIPER, MA

Because I don’t have the official tallies from Cumberland Farms, I’m going to post about the Curlew Sand, even though it happened after Cumies. Birthday birding is something I’ve always enjoyed. And this year it was extra special, as my … Continue reading

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6/25/10 – Up Cannon Mountain for Bicknell’s

Before the BBC Pelagic this past Saturday, James Orrico and I decided to detour north to Cannon Mountain, home of the rare and declining Bicknell’s Thrush. We drove up Thursday stopping in one of my favorite towns, Woodstock, VT (read … Continue reading

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