Neuse River Trail – 32 Catbirds and one Black-billed Cuckoo

October 2, 2016   Making the effort to get more exercise, I took a bike and bird trip down the Neuse River Trail.  My reward was a Black-billed Cuckoo. The Neuse River Trail is a 33-mile (53 km) long paved greenway…

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Quick visit to Lake Crabtree

There were a few birds, but I was disappointed in the showing, considering the weak cold front that slid by last night.  I only birded for an hour, the play area and the area around the kayak launch area. Had…

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Holly Shelter Game Land March 22, 2015

My son lives one mile from Holly Shelter.  I ran over to do a quick check of the bird situation and got totally distracted by plants.   A 30-minute walk into the gameland from the Hwy 17 entrance yielded some nice…

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Neuse River Walk

On my way to a Saturday workout at the gym I stopped by the area below the Falls Lake  dam and walked the greenway, hoping to see warblers. It was (almost) a warbler desert.   Following the warm southerly breeze…

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