Mid-April Birds and a Frog

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

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Northeast North Carolina Coast in Late February

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 trip in years,…

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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

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 that we located while picking blueberries, deep…

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