Category Archives: Trip Reports

Back…to the TROPICS!

All's quiet on the United front

I’m heading to the Tropics! Join me and an intrepid group of birders, naturalists and writers (some are all three!) for some serious fun in Honduras as we put the new Leica Trinovid HD through its paces. The Lodge at Pico Bonito will be home base for the next week! But first I need to get there… Continue reading

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Nocturnal Research

Inga and I were fortunate enough to join the DVOC in visiting one of Scott Weidensaul’s Northern Saw-whet Owl banding stations. The particular station is located near Wayne, Pennsylvania, along the Kittatinny Ridge. Jim Logan Jr. was the lead bander, … Continue reading

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Winter Finching

Male Evening Grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertinus) Originally uploaded by woodcreeper. Inga, Diane, Sandra and I headed north last week in search of the winter finches that have been invading Algonquin Provincial Park in response to the bumper cone crop this winter. … Continue reading

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Frosty sparrow

Frosty sparrow Originally uploaded by woodcreeper. I took some members of the Rutgers Ornithology class along with some members of the Rutgers Field ID course (a graduate ‘birding’ course) to Barnegat Light and the surrounding salt marshes yesterday. The trip … Continue reading

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Back from Mexico

Wow! Veracruz was amazing. Our lab (Ben, Blake and myself + Holly Vuong from the Morin lab in our department) presented our research down at the North American Ornithologists’ Conference, in Veracruz, Mexico last week. It was no accident that … Continue reading

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