Our Big Year of Birding in 2015

We are far from completing a ‘Big Year’ in the sense that many birders undertake, traveling great distances to grow their North American list, however, it did have its own meaning for us this year. During the past calendar year, Trevor and I logged all our sightings on eBird for the first time, to determine our total number of species…

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Tundra Peregrine Falcon Spotted at BOS Bird Count

Early Bird Gets the Worm The Buffalo Ornithological Society Bird Count was a fantastic experience for us. We had a small role in this survey, in charge of documenting the species seen in the Port Weller and Malcolmson Park areas of St. Catharines, Ontario. The day started off with a beautiful sunrise that seemed to last for an hour. We…

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Fall BOS Bird Count in Niagara

Buffalo Ornithological Society Bird Count Ashley and I are very excited to take part in another Buffalo Ornithological Society (BOS) bird count for 2015 (We contributed to a Spring Migration Count in mid-may).  This time around we will be looking for migrants on their way back south for the winter.  We are hoping to add some more species to our ebird list for…

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