Saturday morning started chilly but clear. The weather folks promised 66 degrees. So Jim and I bundled up in layers and headed over the Bay Bridge to spend the day birding at the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center in Horsehead Maryland. We saw some cool stuff (including forty-five bird species!) Here are some highlights in pictures and stories.Continue reading Birding at Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center
Looking to find Brown-Headed Nuthatches in Maryland? This past weekend, Jim and I went out in search of one. Now, if you live in the southeastern US, you might be thinking, “Ho, hum. I see those all the time. What’s the big deal?” But here in central Maryland, it is not a nuthatch we see often. They don’t stop by our house and aren’t usually found in our local woods. So we had to go just a little further afield to find one.
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Maryland birders have been excited about Snow Buntings for the past week or so. They are not frequent visitors to our area, so when four Snow Buntings were spotted along the North Point State Park pier, local birders began visiting the park in a steady stream to get a look.Continue reading Snow Buntings Visit Baltimore