Monthly Archives: August 2013

Pelagic Magic!!! Three new Petrels off Hatteras – #678-680!

In order to reach the goal of 700 North American species, I knew that I had to endure one (in my case, two) of the legendary 12 hour pelagic trips off Hatteras, NC …with famed skipper Brian Patteson…to see the … Continue reading

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“8 lifers, chiggers, and bear……oh my!”

Three days in the Santa Rita mountains south of Tucson, Arizona produced EIGHT lifers! Without the enthusiastic, expert guidance of local birding professional Brian Gibbons, my trip would have been a bust. Brian and I hiked miles and miles of … Continue reading

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