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Urban Safari : Herons at Millennium Park

May 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Boston is an urban city, but lucky for us there is a lot of nature throughout its boundaries it. Places like the Emerald Necklace in the city and the Arnold Arboretum [...]

Vanguard Digiscope Setup

January 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

A  spotting scope is a great piece of equipment for birders. We had a taste of how well it works when we brought one with us on our Snowy Owl outing to Plum Island. The one [...]

Vanguard Spotting Scope FirstLook

January 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

We  got a bunch of emails asking about the spotting scope we used on our New Year’s Day Snowy Owls outing on Plum Island. Readers searching for a write-up on the [...]

Urban Safari : Snowy Eagle on Plum Island

January 10, 2014 // 1 Comment

Now  that a Bald Eagle in Boston is no longer news, how about seeing a Snowy Owls on Plum Island? A Snowy Owl sighting is somewhat more likely than glimpsing a Bald [...]