Category Archives: Updates

School’s Over! Looking ahead to summer……

With school ending yesterday with my eighth grade graduation, I now have exactly three months of good birding time! This almost overwhelming amount of free time (finally!) will certainly give me a chance to achieve some birding and non-birding goals. … Continue reading

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Almost over……..

With the first arrivals of Mourning Warblers and other late migrants this past week, the signal has been sent: passerine migration is winding down. Memorial day weekend is always a very melancholy time for me. It is so close to … Continue reading

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After not being able to travel to California, Jim Orrico and I were able to salvage our airplane tickets and most of the cost of the trip and put it toward a last-minute trip to Texas. I threw together a … Continue reading

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California Trip CANCELED

Some of you may have heard of the birding trip I was planning on taking to California with my grandfather this week. It was supposed to be incredible, with Island Scrub-Jays, Yellow-billed Magpies, and Le Conte’s Thrashers among our top … Continue reading

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Off to Florida

I’m headed to Florida for the holiday. Should be a good trip, although I’m not sure how much birding I’ll be able to do. I do have one day planned at STA-5 which is becoming a very popular location for … Continue reading

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After 14 months of grueling cancer treatment I can finally say, my last cycle of chemo has just ended. A couple weeks of low blood counts and blood transfusions will follow and then monthly hospital visits. However, it doesn’t necessarily … Continue reading

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Updates (8/25/10)

I’m back from a week in Cape Cod. It was an enjoyable trip, although the last 4 days were all but washed out. I was, however able to sneak in some birding time at South Beach (2 trips planned-one rained … Continue reading

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