Birding Rx

A bird a day keeps the doctor away.

An Unexpected Visitor

In late October of last year, I was spending time with my family at our home in Morris County. It was morning and we were sitting downstairs together reading the newspaper. Suddenly, we heard a strange noise coming from above the flue in our fireplace.

Up Close and Personal with an American Redstart

Today, I helped New Jersey Audubon Society scientists record data on the resighting of this banded American Redstart. Such a beautiful warbler and a wonderful day birding on Sandy Hook (Gateway National Recreation Area, Highlands, New Jersey)! Arguably the best way to add a bird to your life list.

Nature Notes: Early Spring on Sandy Hook

Today, I enjoyed a beautiful, warm and sunny, early spring day on Sandy Hook in Highlands, New Jersey. After the winter we had, today seemed like a long awaited miracle. I chose to spend my morning and early afternoon birding with a friend. We joined Monmouth County Audubon Society's walk and saw a ton of [...]