As I write this review, we are coming up on the 100th anniversary of the death of the last Passenger Pigeon. That bird, named Martha, died at the Cincinnati Zoo on September 1, 1914.
Now here is a book for the serious lister who enjoys chasing around the country for those rarities that show up every year.
Is your goal commercial art or to record shots of birds memorable to you? Depending on your requirements, there is equipment to satisfy your needs.
As a beginner, it is great to have a book focused on Pennsylvania. The book makes me want to learn more about butterflies in our area. The fact that I managed to identify all my photos, correctly or not, is a clear success for this book. I have a lot to learn about how to watch butterflies but this book will motivate me to try.
I grew up with the saying ‘there’s no poor weather, only poor clothing’. So what is good clothing for long sessions of outdoor summer birding?
How embarrassing. I made a wrong call and others had to correct me.
Do you know about Yellow Run Swamp and scrub barrens in the Weiser State Forest, Penn Forest section?
Owls intrigue me. No other bird calls make me freeze in place the way the sound of an owl does. I suppose it has something to do with their predatory persona, but moreover I love the mysterious fact that I can’t see them.
Your membership applies to everyone living at the same address. For example, if you and your spouse both want to be members and live at the same address, $20 will cover you both.
LVAS has numerous programs scheduled for both the new and experienced birder. While most of these programs are open to the public, we encourage you to become a member.