A Travellerspoint blog

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More Montrose Migration Madness (Finally!) Sunday 9 July 2017
May Migration Madness...Finally! Thursday 11 May 2017
A Slow Start to May Monday 8 May 2017
Spring Catch-up Post Sunday 30 April 2017
Burnett Woods Tuesday 11 April 2017
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Sunday 9 April 2017
Day 5 & East Coast Wrap-Up Friday 31 March 2017
Day 4: From Juilliard to Central Park Birding Wednesday 29 March 2017
Day 2: More Phili Monday 27 March 2017
Day 1: The College Visits Begin Sunday 26 March 2017
Winter 2016-17: It's a Wrap! Sunday 26 March 2017
Day 7: Last Day in Providenciales Sunday 26 March 2017
Day 6: Mangrove Madness Sunday 26 March 2017
Day 5: Finally...more Providenciales! Sunday 26 March 2017
Day 4: Sapadillo Bay Wednesday 4 January 2017
Day 3: From Wilson's Plovers to sea turtles! Wednesday 4 January 2017
Day 2: 2 life birds 2 kick off 2017! Sunday 1 January 2017
Day 1: Chicago to Providenciales Saturday 31 December 2016
Winter Catch-up Post & a Life Bird! Monday 26 December 2016
A Wild Goose Chase Sunday 27 November 2016
More Fall Fun! Sunday 13 November 2016
Fall Catch-up Post! Saturday 22 October 2016
1st Oak Park Bird Walk of the season Wednesday 31 August 2016
Oak Park Bird Surveys Tuesday 30 August 2016
A Bit of Early Migration Sunday 28 August 2016
Bye Bye Idaho & Plans for Fall! Thursday 18 August 2016
Big Day! Thursday 18 August 2016
Croy Creek Wetlands Thursday 18 August 2016
A Weekend at City of Rocks Sunday 14 August 2016
Titus Lake Thursday 11 August 2016
Hike down Mt. Baldy Tuesday 9 August 2016
Wood River Valley Birding Tuesday 9 August 2016
Hike near Galena, ID Sunday 7 August 2016
GHOW Saturday 6 August 2016
Surprise Utah Birding! Monday 25 July 2016
Olympic Peninsula: Day 4 Monday 25 July 2016
Olympic Peninsula: Day 3 Saturday 23 July 2016
Olympic Peninsula: Day 2 Saturday 23 July 2016
Olympic Peninsula: Day 1 Thursday 21 July 2016
Surprise Summer Visitor! Saturday 9 July 2016
Indiana Dunes State Park Friday 8 July 2016
Cuba Wednesday 6 July 2016
Last bird walk of the season! Saturday 25 June 2016
Junior Naturalists' Bird Walk Tuesday 21 June 2016
Illinois Beach State Park! Friday 10 June 2016
Orland Grassland Wednesday 8 June 2016
3 days of summer birding! Sunday 5 June 2016
Miller Meadows Bird Walk & Columbus Park Tuesday 31 May 2016
Piping Plover, Part 2! Monday 30 May 2016
Worm-eating Sunday 29 May 2016
Oak Park Bird Walk & Piping Plover! Saturday 28 May 2016
Oak Park Migrants & Miller Meadows Bird Walk Friday 27 May 2016
Springbrook Prairie Sunday 22 May 2016
May 16 - 18: Montrose and More! Friday 20 May 2016
May 9 - May 15: Migration Madness! Tuesday 17 May 2016
May 4 - May 8: Marvelous Migration!!! Sunday 8 May 2016
April 25 - May 1: Many, Many Birds! Wednesday 4 May 2016
Oak Park Bird Walk & Blackburnian Warbler! Sunday 24 April 2016
Watching Woodcocks! Saturday 23 April 2016
A Week of Migration & 2nd ILYB Thatcher Woods Walk! Saturday 23 April 2016
Thatcher Woods Bird Walk! Sunday 17 April 2016
Week Recap & 1st Oak Park Bird Walk of Spring! Saturday 16 April 2016
Spring Oak Park Bird Walks start this Saturday! Sunday 10 April 2016
Pine Warbler! Saturday 9 April 2016
Spring Birds & Blooms Sunday 3 April 2016
1 Month Until Migration Madness! Friday 1 April 2016
Morton Arboretum Wednesday 30 March 2016
Waterfowl Trip! Wednesday 30 March 2016
Easter Birding Sunday 27 March 2016
Spring Break! Saturday 26 March 2016
You Win Some, You Lose Some Sunday 13 March 2016
Finally...Nice Spring Weather Monday 7 March 2016
Swan Slam! Monday 7 March 2016
2016 Oak Park Bird Walks! Saturday 27 February 2016
Gull Frolic, Upcoming Recital, & Plans for 2016! Saturday 13 February 2016
2 Rarities to End the Year & 2015 Recap Thursday 31 December 2015
2015's Owl Finale Wednesday 30 December 2015
The Year of the Owl Delivers Again Tuesday 29 December 2015
Wisconsin to Sax-Zim Bog, MN Monday 28 December 2015
Buena Vista Grasslands Sunday 27 December 2015
Joy to the Warbler! Thursday 24 December 2015
A Little Birding Wednesday 23 December 2015
Day 6: Return to a Chicago Winter Sunday 20 December 2015
Day 5: Eleuthera, Bahamas Sunday 20 December 2015
Day 4: At Sea Sunday 20 December 2015
Day 3: Grand Turk! Sunday 20 December 2015
Day 1: Emerald Princess! Sunday 20 December 2015
Cruise! Sunday 13 December 2015
Gillson Park Lakewatch Wednesday 2 December 2015
Happy Thanksgiving! Thursday 26 November 2015
12th Owl Species of the Year! Sunday 15 November 2015
Not Every Bird You Chase You Get! Saturday 7 November 2015
Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve Sunday 1 November 2015
Fox Sparrow! Sunday 25 October 2015
Last Oak Park Bird Walk of 2015 Sunday 11 October 2015
8th Oak Park Bird Walk of Autumn Saturday 10 October 2015
7th Oak Park Bird Walk of Autumn Sunday 4 October 2015
6th Oak Park Bird Walk of Autumn Saturday 3 October 2015
Costa Rica Group Bird Walk & Reunion! Sunday 27 September 2015
A Fantastic Week of Fall Birding! Saturday 26 September 2015
4th Oak Park Bird Walk of Autumn Sunday 20 September 2015
3rd Oak Park Bird Walk of Autumn! Saturday 19 September 2015
2nd Oak Park Bird Walk of Autumn! Sunday 13 September 2015
Labor Day Weekend in Michigan Monday 7 September 2015
A Week of Autumn Migration Sunday 30 August 2015
Kankakee Area with the Illinois Young Birders Saturday 22 August 2015
Back to Chicago & Summer Recap Post Monday 17 August 2015
Day 20: Last Full Day in Idaho Monday 17 August 2015
Day 19: Western Screech-Owl! Saturday 15 August 2015
Day 18: Strix Nebulosa Saturday 15 August 2015
Day 17: An Owl Trifecta! Saturday 15 August 2015
Day 16: Owling in a Creepy Forest Tuesday 11 August 2015
Days 14 & 15: My Second Nemesis Bird Monday 10 August 2015
Day 13: Wood River Bike Path Saturday 8 August 2015
Day 12: Silver Creek Preserve & Magic Reservoir Friday 7 August 2015
Day 11: More Bike Birding! Thursday 6 August 2015
Day 8: Birding by Bike Monday 3 August 2015
Days 5 & 6: American Three-toed Woodpecker Saturday 1 August 2015
Day 4: Golden Eagles! Thursday 30 July 2015
Day 3: GHO! Wednesday 29 July 2015
Day 2: Boise to Sun Valley Tuesday 28 July 2015
Day 1: Idaho! Monday 27 July 2015
Day 10 & Costa Rica Trip Recap Sunday 26 July 2015
Day 9: Last Full Day in Costa Rica Sunday 26 July 2015
Day 8: Corozalito Sunday 26 July 2015
Day 7: From Ziplining to Stargazing Saturday 25 July 2015
Day 6: The Quest For the Quetzal, Part 3 Saturday 25 July 2015
Day 5: Journey to the Land of Quetzals Saturday 25 July 2015
Day 4: Piña Coladas, Passion Fruit Ice Cream, and Pura Vida! Friday 24 July 2015
Day 3: La Selva Biological Station Friday 24 July 2015
Day 2: La Carpio Friday 24 July 2015
Day 1: El Salvador & Costa Rica Friday 24 July 2015
Palos Preserves with a New Friend Saturday 11 July 2015
Independence Day Weekend in Michigan Wednesday 8 July 2015
East Coast Tour Recap Monday 6 July 2015
Kids Bird Walks & Upcoming East Coast Tour Sunday 21 June 2015
South Side Birding & Birds of the Past Saturday 20 June 2015
Prothonotary Warbler! Thursday 11 June 2015
Blue Grosbeaks! Thursday 4 June 2015
Connecticut Warbler, Tired Feet, and my Favorite Bird Tuesday 2 June 2015
Kids Bird Walks! Saturday 30 May 2015
My 2 Favorite Birds Sunday 24 May 2015
A Weekend of Spring Migration Sunday 17 May 2015
Mouth-Watering Views of Rarities! Wednesday 13 May 2015
Spring Birds with Winter Temps Sunday 10 May 2015
Rock On, Spring Migration! Saturday 9 May 2015
The Magic of Migration! Monday 4 May 2015
Montrose Point: Northern Mockingbird! Saturday 2 May 2015
Thatcher Woods Walk Wednesday 29 April 2015
A Week of Early Spring Migrants Sunday 26 April 2015
Oak Park Bird Walks on the Chicago Tribune! Saturday 25 April 2015
Spring Migration Progresses! Sunday 19 April 2015
My First Illinois Warblers of 2015! Saturday 18 April 2015
Majestic Feathers Birding Tours Wednesday 15 April 2015
1st Oak Park Bird Walk of 2015! Sunday 12 April 2015
You're Invited: Free Oak Park Bird Walk w/Chicago Tribune Thursday 9 April 2015
Day 8: Tucson to Chicago Sunday 5 April 2015
Day 7: Madera Canyon, Part Deux Saturday 4 April 2015
Day 6: Elegant Trogons!!! Friday 3 April 2015
Day 5: Life Bird #747, Scott's Oriole Thursday 2 April 2015
Day 4: Hummingbird Madness! Wednesday 1 April 2015
Day 3: A Bird Bonanza Tuesday 31 March 2015
Day 2: A Beautiful Day in the Desert Monday 30 March 2015
Day 1: Arizona! Sunday 29 March 2015
Life Bird #710: White-winged Scoter! Saturday 28 March 2015
Brown Creeper! Tuesday 24 March 2015
Life Bird #709: Long-tailed Duck! Saturday 21 March 2015
Braving the Cold Monday 16 February 2015
Audubon Photo Contest Monday 19 January 2015
2014 Summary: A Year With Birds Friday 2 January 2015
Day 5: SNOWstorm! Thursday 1 January 2015
Day 4: A Break From the Cold Wednesday 31 December 2014
Day 3: Nemesis or Not? Tuesday 30 December 2014
Day 2: Life Bird, Northern Hawk Owl! Monday 29 December 2014
Day 1: Minnesota & Wisconsin Trip Sunday 28 December 2014
Check out the ABA Blog! Monday 15 December 2014
Thanksgiving Day Backyard Birding Thursday 27 November 2014
365 days ago... Tuesday 25 November 2014
Sandhill Cranes! Monday 17 November 2014
Life Bird #703: Harris's Sparrow! Saturday 18 October 2014
Fort Sheridan Preserve with the Illinois Young Birders' Club Sunday 12 October 2014
Montrose Point--two life birds! Friday 10 October 2014
Last Oak Park Bird Walk of Autumn 2014 Sunday 5 October 2014
2nd Oak Park Bird Walk of Fall 2014 Tuesday 16 September 2014
1st Free Oak Park Bird Walk of the Autumn Migration! Sunday 7 September 2014
More Exciting News! Monday 1 September 2014
Red Knot, Life Bird! Saturday 23 August 2014
Day 16: Last Full Day in Idaho and Trip Wrap-Up Saturday 16 August 2014
Day 15: My First Big Day and my 700th Life Bird!!! Saturday 16 August 2014
Day 14: More Birding Near Sun Valley, ID Saturday 16 August 2014
Day 13: Chocolate Gulch Hike Saturday 16 August 2014
Day 11: Goat Lake, Sawtooth Mountains Monday 11 August 2014
Day 9: A Little Birding Saturday 9 August 2014
Day 8: My Nemesis Bird Friday 8 August 2014
Day 6: Flycatcher Grand Slam & Other Rare Birds in Idaho Wednesday 6 August 2014
Day 5: Silver Creek Nature Preserve Tuesday 5 August 2014
Day 4: Another great day of birding in the mountains! Monday 4 August 2014
Day 3 in Idaho Sunday 3 August 2014
Day 2: First Full Day in Idaho! Saturday 2 August 2014
Day 1: Travel Day to Idaho Friday 1 August 2014
A Day at Rollins Savanna Thursday 31 July 2014
Skokie Lagoons Tuesday 29 July 2014
Miller Meadows 7-25 Friday 25 July 2014
Oak Park Kids Bird Walk & Birding @ Montrose Point 7-19-14 Saturday 19 July 2014
Birding Illinois Beach State Park and other areas in NE IL Friday 18 July 2014
Wisconsin Trip Recap Sunday 13 July 2014
Day 9: Birds, Trees, Music, and Peace on Madeline Thursday 10 July 2014
Day 8: Warblers Galore! Wednesday 9 July 2014
Days 6 and 7: First 2 Full Days on Madeline Island! Tuesday 8 July 2014
Day 5: La Crosse to Madeline Island Sunday 6 July 2014
Day 4: Last Full Day in Western Wisconsin Saturday 5 July 2014
Whooping Cranes! Friday 4 July 2014
Day 2: Birding all day long! Thursday 3 July 2014
Wisconsin Trip: Day 1 Wednesday 2 July 2014
A Morning at Fort Sheridan Monday 30 June 2014
An Afternoon at the Morton Arboretum Saturday 28 June 2014
AT&T Rookery Saturday 28 June 2014
A Great Day of Birding Sunday 22 June 2014
3rd GAR-Thatcher Woods Breeding Bird Survey Tuesday 17 June 2014
Mississippi River Weekend Sunday 15 June 2014
York Woods Monday 9 June 2014
First 2 GAR-Thatcher Woods Breeding Bird Surveys Saturday 7 June 2014
Michigan Trip Over the Weekend Tuesday 27 May 2014
A Week of Fantastic Birding Saturday 24 May 2014
WARBLERS! Monday 19 May 2014
An Amazing Year in Review Sunday 18 May 2014
Day 25: Cotswolds to Lacock Friday 16 May 2014
Day 24: A Big Day of Hiking, Little of Birding Thursday 15 May 2014
Day 23: London to the Cotswolds Wednesday 14 May 2014
Day 22: Finally...Real Birding! Tuesday 13 May 2014
Day 21: A Beautiful Day in London Monday 12 May 2014
Day 20: First Full Day In England Sunday 11 May 2014
Day 19: Jolly Old England! Saturday 10 May 2014
Day 18: My Favorite French Word Friday 9 May 2014
Day 17: Tour of Paris Thursday 8 May 2014
Day 16: 1st Full Day in Paris Wednesday 7 May 2014
Day 15: Rural Normandy to Paris Tuesday 6 May 2014
Day 14: A Tour of Normandy Monday 5 May 2014
Day 13: Chinon to Rural Bayeux Sunday 4 May 2014
Days 11 and 12: La France! Saturday 3 May 2014
Day 10: Last Full Day in Italy Thursday 1 May 2014
Days 8 and 9: Rome, Italy Tuesday 29 April 2014
Day 7: Sorrento to Rome Sunday 27 April 2014
Day 6: Last Day in Sorrento Saturday 26 April 2014
Day 5: Capri Island Friday 25 April 2014
Day 4: Turkey to Italy! (+ Pompeii) Thursday 24 April 2014
Day 3: Last Full Day in Istanbul, Turkey Wednesday 23 April 2014
Day 2: Ferry Tour of the Bosphorus River Tuesday 22 April 2014
Day 1: Istanbul, Turkey Monday 21 April 2014
Travel to Turkey! Sunday 20 April 2014
A Birdie Kind of Day + Europe Trip Introduction Friday 18 April 2014
Neighborhood Bird Walk! Saturday 12 April 2014
Another Day at Thatcher Woods Saturday 5 April 2014
FINALLY...Rusty Blackbirds!...and more! Wednesday 2 April 2014
Miller Meadow and GAR Woods Tuesday 1 April 2014
The Continuing Search for Rusty Blackbirds... Monday 31 March 2014
A Good Day of Birding Sunday 30 March 2014
Life Bird #641! Friday 28 March 2014
Guest Post: Costa Rica with Dave and Katie Jahangir! Tuesday 25 March 2014
Backyard Birds Tuesday 25 March 2014
Thatcher Woods (again) and Miller Meadow Saturday 22 March 2014
Thatcher Woods Friday 21 March 2014
My Trip in Review Sunday 16 March 2014
Day 60: Last Day on the Trip! 😢 Friday 14 March 2014
Day 59: Bali, Indonesia to Singapore Thursday 13 March 2014
Day 58: Last Full Day in Bali, Indonesia 😥 Wednesday 12 March 2014
Day 57: Crazy Birder Tuesday 11 March 2014
Day 56 on the Road Monday 10 March 2014
Day 55: 3rd Full Day in Bali Sunday 9 March 2014
Day 54: Bali Birding Tour! Saturday 8 March 2014
Day 53: First Full Day in Bali, Indonesia Friday 7 March 2014
Day 52: The Definition of Perfect Thursday 6 March 2014
Day 51: Last Full Day in Australia :-( Wednesday 5 March 2014
Day 50: Second Full Day in Sydney Tuesday 4 March 2014
Day 49: Not Much Birding Monday 3 March 2014
Day 48: Ayers Rock to Sydney Sunday 2 March 2014
Day 47: Another Day in "Paradise" Saturday 1 March 2014
Day 46: Ayers Rock and BUGS Friday 28 February 2014
Day 45: Un-birding Thursday 27 February 2014
Day 44: The Great Barrier Reef Wednesday 26 February 2014
Days 42 and 43: Cairns, Australia Tuesday 25 February 2014
Days 39-41: Kangaroo Island! Sunday 23 February 2014
Day 38: Superb Lyrebird! Wednesday 19 February 2014
Day 37: Port Campbell to Melbourne Tuesday 18 February 2014
Day 36: Koalas, Parrots, and More! Monday 17 February 2014
Day 35: Truly the Land Down Under Sunday 16 February 2014
Day 34: Last Full Day in New Zealand :-( Friday 14 February 2014
Days 30-33 in New Zealand Thursday 13 February 2014
Day 29: Lake Hawea to Glenorchy Monday 10 February 2014
Day 28: Driving Tour Near Lake Hawea Saturday 8 February 2014
Day 27: Butt-kicker! Friday 7 February 2014
Day 26: Skanky Motel Be Gone! Thursday 6 February 2014
Days 23, 24, and 25 in New Zealand Thursday 6 February 2014
Day 22: Boat Tour of Abel Tasman National Park Sunday 2 February 2014
Day 21: Marlborough Sounds to Abel Tasman National Park Saturday 1 February 2014
Days 19 and 20: South Island! Saturday 1 February 2014
Day 18: LITTLE SPOTTED KIWI!!! Thursday 30 January 2014
Day 17: Martinborough to Wellington Wednesday 29 January 2014
Day 16: Hawke's Bay to Martinborough Wednesday 29 January 2014
Day 15: Hawke's Bay Sunday 26 January 2014
Day 14: The Drive to Lake Taupo Sunday 26 January 2014
Day 13: Rotarua Saturday 25 January 2014
Day 12: The Drive to Tairua Friday 24 January 2014
Day 11: Coromandel Thursday 23 January 2014
Day 10: Full Day in Auckland Wednesday 22 January 2014
Day 9: My Dad Arrives! Monday 20 January 2014
Day 8: Relaxation Sunday 19 January 2014
Day 7: The Quest for the Quetz...I mean the Kiwi! Sunday 19 January 2014
Day 6: Bus Tour! Friday 17 January 2014
Day 5: The Treaty of Waitangi Thursday 16 January 2014
Day 4: PELAGIC BIRDING!!! Wednesday 15 January 2014
Day 3: Driving Tour Tuesday 14 January 2014
Day 2: Birding and Relaxing Monday 13 January 2014
Travel to and Day 1 in New Zealand! Sunday 12 January 2014
Off to New Zealand We Go! Thursday 9 January 2014
Snowy Owls! Friday 13 December 2013
Panama Overview and travel plans for next year Wednesday 11 December 2013
Days 11-13: Last Few Days in Paradise Saturday 7 December 2013
Days 9 and 10: Bastimentos Island! Wednesday 4 December 2013
Day 8: The Quest for the Quetzal, Part II Monday 2 December 2013
Day 7: Zip-lining! Sunday 1 December 2013
Day 6: The Quest For the Quetzal: Part I Saturday 30 November 2013
Day 5: A relaxing day in Boquete Friday 29 November 2013
Day 4: We arrive in Boquete Thursday 28 November 2013
Day 3: Pipeline Road, Panama Mudflats, EVERYTHING! Wednesday 27 November 2013
2nd Day in Panama Report Tuesday 26 November 2013
A great 1st day in Panama! Monday 25 November 2013
Leaving for Panama tomorrow! Sunday 24 November 2013
Western Trip Summary, July-August 2013 Sunday 24 November 2013
Hello Sunday 24 November 2013