No matter how crazy the times, birds are always there – with unexpected lessons, reminders, and yes, lifers.
Seeing the Red-Cockaded Woodpecker
Where and how I managed to add a highly specialized, endangered woodpecker to my life list – and you can too.
Third Time’s the Lifer
My latest lifer, how long it took to add to my list, and where I finally managed to see it!
Birds That Shouldn’t Be on My Life List
A life list is a birder’s testament to the birds they’ve seen, but how should birds be added? I’ve got a wide range of birds on my life list that should not be there at all.
The OTHER Warbler You Finally Get
The second unexpected warbler to visit my yard in the last few weeks, how I identified it, and why it can be so confusing…
The Warbler You Finally Get
The lifer that took me over a year to be positive about… And why that’s okay (and not that uncommon with warblers, actually)!