Reprinted from the September/October 1998 issue of Bird Watcher’s Digest. Where in the world—and when—might you find a great cormorant, a surf scoter, and a cave swallow on the same day? Let’s play a game, one birder to another. I’m going to offer a list of bird sightings. You are going to guess where and […]
Reprinted from the March/April 1984 issue of Bird Watcher’s Digest. The road is visible in snatches: smeared impressions of highway at the wave of a windshield wiper. Each sweep of the blade grants a moment of safety interspaced by leaps of blind faith. . . .here’s the road . . . here’s the road. .
MIf birds are good judges of excellent climate, Cape May has the finest climate in the United States, for it has the greatest variety of birds. —Alexander Wilson Few places in North America have been birded longer or have more birding advocates than Cape May, New Jersey. Fewer still can offer better bird watching. From
Birding New Jersey New Jersey squeezes diverse habitat in its small area: piedmont plateau in the northeast, highlands in the northwest, coastal plain in the east, and pine barrens in the south-central. But the dominant features of the state are its southern and eastern borders: the Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Coast, where shorebirds and