Hey guys, I haven't been on here much lately because forestry school is pretty busy, but here's a challenge for everyone. There is 7 birds here and if my drawing skills are as good as I'd hope, you…Continue
A friend of mine mentioned to me yesterday that she witnessed a Snowy Owl near the campground at the end of water street in St. Andrews. I took an hour long hike through the area and saw no trace of…Continue
I'd love to know what you guys would consider as your "Favourite bird" and\or favourite family. My favourite family would be all raptors, there isn't anything more fun to see! But my number 1 bird…Continue
Hey everyone it has been quite a while since I checked the site out! Hope everyone is enjoying the new year and all the new birds! I moved to St. Andrews for school this year and I'll be starting my 3rd big year. With grad year and all I only recorded a grand total of 63 birds for my 2014 big year, and I'm really hoping to break my record of 79.
Today I decided to head to the small pond in New Maryland that I call "the lake". I walked up with my dog and enjoyed the cool air and then decided to explore new areas I've yet to see. The first new bird for my big year of the day was an American Bittern that my dog(Newman) flushed accidentally out of the brush. I then heard some noisy malards and watched them fly by very low! I walked a ways back and decided I had traveled far enough. On my return, Newman once again came in handy and…Continue
I stayed home sick today and was lucky too see 2 new birds for my #2 big year, Dark-eyed junco and Song sparrow, and a few other welcomed guests came to my feeders! A couple of purple finches, some goldfinches, chickadee's, a male Hairy Woodpecker, and most exciting, a male and female Cardinal!
Hey everyone, it looks like I won't get to 100 this year, but still I'll have some fun this Saturday in Mactaquac. Anyone know of some good birds out there to be looking for? Also I was at the dump today and saw a Golden eagle, great experience as per usual!