Category: Birds

  • “Shrimpy” the Kelp Gull continues

    Click the images to enlarge Sandra Keller recently posted her trip report to see the Kelp Gull in MD. Here are some photographs that she took of the bird. The leftmost image is of a Great Black-backed Gull for comparison. The original text from her post can be found here.

  • Dickcissel in Hillsborough, NJ

    Bob Devlin recently posted a sighting of a Dickcissel to the JerseyBirds listserve. Here are some photographs that he took of the bird at his feeders: Click the images to enlarge. You can find the text from Bob’s original post Here.

  • Day trip to NYC

    Boreal Owl: Central Park Originally uploaded by woodcreeper. What an awesome day! Inga and I “did” NYC yesterday complete with ice skating at Rockefeller Center, a stroll through Central Park (where we saw this wonderful Boreal Owl!), the Statue of Liberty at sunset, dinner and a show (a little off-beat theater show, that is). It […]

  • The turkeys cometh…

    turkeyOnFeeder Originally uploaded by woodcreeper. Recently we’ve had upwards of 9 wild turkeys in the yard, but this morning the group seemed to have brought some friends with them, as the number hit an all-time high of 25! This guy headed straight for the source, displacing the cardinal and squirrel who were originally duking it […]

  • A little birding adventure

    Snowy Owl Originally uploaded by woodcreeper. Blake and I hit Holgate and Barnegat (Long Beach Island, NJ) yesterday and had a fantastic time. This photo is of the female Snowy Owl from Holgate. If you head down there, the bird has been hanging around the southern tip, on the dunes. The dunes are viewable from […]


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