2013 MBS & OFO

MBS & OFO? What is that, you say? Midwest Birding Symposium and Ontario Field Ornithologists. MBS was a week ago already and OFO was this past weekend. I'm writing from a hotel in Lexington, Nebraska on my way to Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory in Brighton, Colorado.

I'm always thrilled to see young birders' enthusiasm. Nathan already has a keen eye (OFO at Pt. Pelee).

The banquet Saturday night at OFO. Over 240 participants!

We had a large group for a field trip to the tip at Pt. Pelee. That's me in jeans and a light shirt with the green Biggest Week in American Birding backpack about half way. (Photo by Steve Pike)

This is a Blackpoll Warbler at Magee Marsh during MBS. Note that it is showing off the pale soles of its feet…just to taunt birders with the difficult identification.

Golly. This looks delicious. (The berry silly–not the Ring-billed Gull)

Nom-Nom-Nom. Looks so good I think I'll swallow it whole.

Oofah. That was larger than I thought.

Ewww. Gonna have to walk this one off!

Funny sequence of a Ring-billed Gull with a large “snack” at East Harbor State Park during MBS.

Gotta run. Off to Colorado!


2013 Fall Festivals

Where in the world is Greg Miller?  Well, this fall, he is many fun places.  Here is a visual that plots out my course.


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Ha!  I’m going to be touring a fair portion of the U.S. over the next 9 weeks.  Here is my line up.  Why don’t you consider joining me at one or more of these fine events!  You can click on any of the logos below to get more information.

2013 Midwest Birding Symposium logo

Ontario Field Ornithologists

Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory

Eastern Shore Birding and Wildlife Festival

Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival

Athol Bird and Nature Club logo 2