Falls Lake- Rollingview SRA

Bird Camping Falls Lake We parked our teardrop trailer at Rollingview SRA campground for a long weekend. It was really nice sitting outside listening to the birds say goodnight, followed by a wake-up call good morning the next day. Our site…

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Mid-April Birds and a Frog

After the Deluge April always delivers a few wicked cold fronts. Last night we had heavy rain, strong winds but fortunately no tornados (Greensboro did). I went over to Lake Crabtree in search of shorebirds, who often show up in the…

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Northeast North Carolina Coast in Late February

Better late than….. On February 24 I hooked Puff up and took off for the coast. I had not been to the coast since Thanksgiving when Sheree’, Scott Davis and I did our annual birding adventure.  This was the first winter…

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NC/SC Coastal Birding in September

I had great expectations on birding from Nags Head to Litchfield Beach, S.C., but Mother Nature had other plans. Hurricane Maria was just strong enough to get me kicked off Hatteras and forced to use the land route to Beaufort,…

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Ohio/Michigan Summer Birding

Summer Birds in Ohio and Michigan Birding was not the focus of this trip but we had some success none the less.   Most of the notable birds were seen near Barbeau, MI.  The Black-backed Woodpecker was a target of ours…

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Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Go fly a KITE! On a family trip to Savannah, I saw the opportunity to get my Georgia list cranked up (currently at 21). Well, little did I know, most of the  Savannah National Wildlife Refuge is in South Carolina.  No…

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Summer Yard Birding

Hot, Quiet, and Ugly Birds! Summer Yard Birding (click links for audio) I miss New York summers, the lower humidity,  cooler nights, a summer breeze.  And, when I watch our birds and squirrels flatten themselves on the wet ground in…

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Prairie Ridge and Lake Crabtree

Prairie Ridge        Exercise more than birds got me outside today.  I have been reading the migration reports at BirdCast and looking at the weather forecasts and it appears things will get rockin’ by Friday.  In the meantime,…

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Abbott’s Creek/Neuse River Greenway

A quick March afternoon walk I have had this area on my list for a while, but alas, I could not seem to get up here until today.   I was not prepared for a 3.7-mile hike but enjoyed it…

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