Month: December 2006

  • Sometimes it’s just not fair

    courtship antics Originally uploaded by north2AK. Caleb, a good friend of Blake’s from Ohio, had been working in Alaska for the past several years (we were envious then). He’s now on Midway atoll doing who-knows-what with Albatross…geesh. Here’s a photo he took of Black-footed Albatross. Must be tough Caleb…Must be tough…

  • The Seaside Sparrow (Ammodramus maritimus)

    Originally uploaded by woodcreeper. This Seaside Sparrow (Ammodramus maritimus) is a member of the maritima subspecies, which breeds in the coastal tidal marshes of the northeastern US, from Massachusetts to Virginia. This one in particular was digiscoped at Jake’s Landing, in Cape May, New Jersey in May of 2006. This subspecies is migratory, and appears […]

  • Just thinking about the Gray Silky-flycatcher again…

    Gray Silky-flycatcher (Ptilogonys cinereus) Originally uploaded by woodcreeper. and getting giddy about teaching Field Ornithology this coming Spring… What will it be? Nice and cold and frozen over so Shark River estuary is full of birds? or maybe warm, melted, and balmy so that all the birds are out away from the immediate coast? I […]


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