Category Archives: Rarities

1/5 – Penfield Reef Barrow’s

I received a call from James Purcell late morning on Sunday to alert me to a Northern Pintail in the vicinity of his house at the Penfield Reef. Despite the extremely treacherous and icy road conditions, I couldn’t resist heading … Continue reading

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12/21 – Fairfield to Madison

Jim Orrico and I spent the greater part of Saturday, the 21st, birding the Connecticut coastline, from our hometown of Fairfield east to Madison. Our primary goals for this day of birding were to catch up with a number of … Continue reading

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11/27 – 11/29: Thanksgiving Birding

Thanks to a break in the treatment schedule, my family was able to enjoy Thanksgiving weekend at our cottage in Cape Cod. Having sold our beloved house in Yarmouthport just the year before, we ended up buying a wonderful abode just … Continue reading

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