Monthly Archives: November 2011

Nova Scotia (11-09-11)

I arrived in Halifax last night at 10:00 PM Atlantic Time.  Another long day both in the air and at multiple airports had me feeling pretty tired.  But I figured that tired feeling would quickly fade under the adrenalin rush … Continue reading

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Mason City, IA (11-07-11)

Their strategy was brilliant.  Rita Goranson would look for the partridge in her vehicle near Clear Lake while Curt Nelson and I would work the agricultural lands around his farm just north of Mason City.  Divide and conquer.  Both would … Continue reading

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A Huntington Look – Eurasian Tree Sparrow (11-06-11)

It may not have been a Huntington Look (Obamsick, The Big Yearpg. 175), but we all saw the sparrow pretty well perched at the top of the Burning Bush, surrounded by at least ten of it’s plebian House Sparrow cousins.  … Continue reading

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Chicago to Iowa City – 11-05-11

I caught a 6:30 AM flight from Denver to Chicago O’hare Airport then drove out to meet my brothers.  The three of us took off for Iowa City after lunch. Had dinner with my nephew Bob and am now watching … Continue reading

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Crawlin the Walls in Niwot

Obsession.  My thoughts are dominated by an incessant  desire to chase. And it’s getting stronger every day. It crept in while I shoveled 10” of snow from the driveway this morning, “There’s a Crescent-chested Warbler at the Melrose Trap”.  Last … Continue reading

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