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My Yellow Warbler review

I have been banding birds for 18 years and I would like to start a series on my recapture birds that I have encountered during my banding carrier. The first bird that I would like to share is the Yellow Warbler.

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The “Warbler Guide” [App Review]


I have been giving the opportunity to review the “Warbler Guide” App that is available with my iPhone/iPad. The Warbler Guide “book” that this app follows is not something you would carry with you on every birding adventure. However the two together complement each other really well. The book gives you more of a text book description of each species; the app appears to be a more field identification guide. My favorite feature of the App is that it’s always accessible when needed and then look up the other info in the book later when you get home. (more…)

Merry Christmas 2014

Happy Holidays everyone.


Groundhogs Day 2014 in Allegany State Park


To all my blogging friends; I Allegany Tom on the 2nd of February 2014, did not see my shadow when I woke up this morning (actually had snow falling and was a whiteout). I predict that spring will come early this year.

2014 Blizzard

Most of Western New York has been shut down tomorrow due to this storm moving through. It is the first Winter Storm Warning in almost 20 years. Even though they say don’t go outside, please take the time to feed the birds . . . . they could use your help.

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Happy 2014

New Years resolution again is to try and post on the blog more. Hope everyone enjoys 2014!!

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Red House Lake

You have to love early mornings in Allegany State Park. Winter has returned.

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