Category Archives: Uncategorized

I’m alive! A very happy Halloween update!

** Before I begin, I have an official list update – somehow I managed to miss a few common species from my running list. FOX SPARROW, SPOTTED TOWHEE, BOHEMIAN WAXWING, WILSON’S SNIPE and RED PHALAROPE should all be on there … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Pelagic # 2 & a few new birds…

The second pelagic was also excellent. We had great species diversity, but much lower numbers. It was great to be able to bird with 85+ other birders. I will post the species list in the coming days once I have … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Pelagic # 1 Summary

Saturday September 14 will be a day that I remember for the rest of my life! It was my first real pelagic trip. A small group of 11 of us went out looking for seabirds from Tofino on Vancouver Island. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

September 14 – Wow, wow, and WOW!

What a day. I am way too tired to do a proper update, so instead I will add a few pictures from todays epic pelagic trip out of Tofino, BC. I added 17 new birds to my year today (bringing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

September 12 – Back to British Columbia!

It’s been an exciting few days. After finishing my weeklong banding stint at Ruthven, I had 1 day to pack and get myself ready for my early fall road trip to the west coast (where I will be going on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

September 6 – FINALLY!

After several attempts this year, and 15+ years of trying, I finally tracked down one of my most wanted birds. My brother and I joined forces with some fellow birders, Jan and Ed, and made our way to the Hamilton … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

The past weeks…and 3 new species!

It’s been a long time since my last update, so here is a quick summary. After returning from the Maritimes, I spent a week out at one of the remote banding stations on Long Point (Lake Erie). Our main goal … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment