Monthly Archives: November 2015

Southwest Florida Wrap Up

This is my final post from beautiful Bonita Beach Florida. It has been a great trip with fantastic weather and some great birds. This trip was really focused on relaxing, and I did a lot of that. I was able … Continue reading

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Mountain Bluebird!

When I came home from dinner last night, I checked the RBA for Florida just in case weekend birders found anything new. They did! A female MOUNTAIN BLUEBIRD was found at the Big Cypress Preserve Oasis Visitors Center in Collier … Continue reading

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Lovers Key

I had a good morning of birding today. I first birded the lagoon at Ft. Meyers Beach and then Lovers Key (The island right next to ours). At the lagoon  I had several trip birds including American Oyster Catchers, Bald … Continue reading

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Shout Out to Orange, Ulster and Sullivan County Birders!

A quick note to all my birding friends in our tri-county area. As most of you have heard by now, a major irruption of FRANKLIN’S GULLS is taking place in the eastern US! It seemed to start here in Florida, … Continue reading

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Almost Paradise

Today, Eddie and I birded J.N. Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island. While its hard to believe (for me at least) This week is the fortieth anniversary of the first time I birded there. It was a great day … Continue reading

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Not much new

Things were about the same here today. The big news is still the Franklin’s Gulls. This morning when I went up to the point, I found one in front of our condo and 9 more at the point. Fortunately, soon … Continue reading

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Still another Franklin’s Gull on Bonita Beach!

This afternoon at around 4:30 pm, a photo shoot took place on the beach in front of our condo. For some reason this attracted a tremendous number of gulls. At least 500 Laughing Gulls showed up for a handout. There … Continue reading

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