Tag: Birding

At the Tide Pool

It was dawn and the sun was slowly rising behind me warming the cool, damp sand below me. It was low tide along the Matanzas Inlet and there were several tide pools left behind The light was glowing at first, casting its golden sheen upon the water. Minnows […]

The Flamingos at Lake Manyara

During our African Safari with Easy Travel Tours of Arusha I mentioned to our driver/guide Endeni that one of the things I was hoping to see was the many flamingos that I knew where somewhere in Northern Tanzania. We were at Lake Manyara National Park and I could […]

Changing of the Guard

Please forgive my absence this past week. It’s been a heck of a month for me. Had a fabulous safari in Africa then needed a week to recover and get over the jet lag. Just when I started feeling great, hubby brought home a cold and that knocked […]

A Wise Old Owl

An early start to the day found me driving two hours north in the dark to Ephrata, Pennsylvania. Tucked in a tree in the middle of town is the nest of a Great Horned Owl. Her favorite tree for several years, she returns to raise her family. It […]

They’ve Returned!

The morning after my arrival from Africa, I was awoken to the sounds of an Osprey calling along the water. Could it be? Is it possible that Zorro and Esperanza have returned? For those that have been following me for a while, you know the tale well from […]

And the Safari Begins

We arrived at Kilimanjaro airport in the evening. Stepping out onto the ramp stairs a hot Calima wind hit us. Greeting us to Tanzania, the wind quickly brushed away the Maryland winter we had left behind. It was the start of a week-long African safari in Northern Tanzania. […]

That’s a Lot of Geese

The bird migration on the Atlantic flyway is beginning in earnest. Earlier than usual due to the milder winter tens of thousands of snow geese have landed at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area in Lancaster County, Stevens Pennsylvania. Visiting last Friday driving just up the road from the […]