Last weekend Jon and I went all the way to Breezy Point in a failed attempt to see a snowy owl. This is what we saw, which was cool but, […]
Tag: bird watching
Great Backyard Bird Count Happening Now – Just Look In Your Yard! (2/14-17)
I was so excited to see birds starting to use the new feeders we put up in our new backyard. At first it was just sparrows and starlings with some […]
(Updated) Badass Bird: Kestrel on McGuinness Blvd.
Since this posting I have investigated further and believe that the bird pictured is in fact an American Kestrel – which are just as bad ass birds of prey. In […]
Saturday Birds in McGolrick Park! Hermit Thrush!
Yesterday morning’s walk to the farmers market brought some good bird sightings! It started with a Red Bellied Woodpecker battling with a starling for access to a cavity in a […]
Brooklyn’s Christmas Bird Count
Audubon’s 113th Christmas bird count is taking place through January 5th. Jon and I were honored to be among the participants counting birds this past Saturday in Floyd Bennett Field. […]
Peregrine Falcon Lunch Date at Martin Luther High School
I got an exciting email from K, who works at Martin Luther School in Maspeth. Yesterday, what she believed was a hawk joined the students for lunch, enjoying a freshly […]
McGolrick Park Birds: Warblers, Creepers, Sapsuckers
In a span of a few days we saw some pretty cool birds in McGolrick Park. After we went on an epic birding expedition to Owl’s Head Park in Bayridge, […]
McGolrick Park Bird Sightings: Nuthatch & Warbler
The fun part about birding is finding a bird when you aren’t even looking for one. I was admiring a beautiful tree in McGolrick Park which Jon identified as a […]
BALTIMORE INVADES GREENPOINT ON LABOR DAY!
Jon and I have been slacking on our bird watching. But today we saw three amazing birds in our Greenpoint backyard. The most beautiful of which was a Baltimore Oriole. […]
BIRD NERD: CATBIRD
The party is over folks; my landlord has taken away one of my simplest pleasures, watching and listening to the birds who grace my feeder daily and keep my hyperactive […]