Category Archives: birds

Explore.org Puffin Chat

  So I’m now back on the mainland having finished my 2-week stint helping with Project Puffin‘s post-season and closed down the island for the winter. While I was sad to watch that magnificent, magical island disappearing into the mist, … Continue reading

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Project Puffin: Back to the Island!

You can also see this post at WildLensInc.org/blog. I am thrilled to bid you good day from 23 miles off into the Atlantic Ocean here on Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge where I will be living for the next two … Continue reading

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A Jaunt Down South Creek

Follow me and my kayak as we take in the sights of nature at Oscar Scherer State Park down here in Florida. Birds and wildlife abound and I was well armed, with my camera and binoculars. View my video by clicking the … Continue reading

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So, about gulls..

First off, I’m going to ruin your childhood surety. Are you ready? Brace yourself: There’s no such thing as a seagull. The very word makes any birder shudder. In fact, no such creature exists. Except, that is, in the common-yet-false … Continue reading

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Fisherbirds and their humans

Welcome to my tropical wintering grounds, Sarasota, Florida! A far cry from frosty Seal Island, where I spent this past summer, helping for a third season a 40+ year project under Audubon that monitors reintroduced seabirds, the charismatic Atlantic Puffin … Continue reading

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Journey through a waterlogged savannah..

On my southward migration to spend time with my grandmother in Florida this winter, I made a point of visiting a favorite migratory stopover of mine in Georgia, the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge. Set on the marshy bottomlands surrounding the Savannah River, this … Continue reading

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Warm Winter Sands: Florida Birds

Wintering seabirds and shorebirds in Sarasota, Florida share the pristine white sands of Siesta Key with human snowbirds like me. Continue reading

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