Monthly Archives: March 2014

Johnson County – March Big Walking (Biking) Day – Ross’s Geese

I did my third Big Monthly Walking Day today.  I wanted to go Saturday but with the weather I knew it wouldn’t be productive.  So I had to go on Sunday.  The problem was it was my wife’s birthday and … Continue reading

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Johnson County – Common Loons

In my last post I said the goal was to get out and bird more. To add at least one night a week for birding. Last night was the second week in a row I added a mid-week night for … Continue reading

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Some FOY Birds

The objective of the last week was to see if I could locate some of the uncommon birds that only migrate through the county for a couple of weeks in the spring and fall.  Mainly Common Loon, Hermit Thrush, and … Continue reading

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Birding, Blogging, and Time Management

One of the things I have come to appreciate since I started blogging is the time it takes to create a good blog.  Especially one like Biking for Birds that is updated daily. The time that it takes to write … Continue reading

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Indiana Audubon Society Field Trip to Atterbury FWA – April 26, 2014

OK, mark your calenders, or phones, or computers or whatever people are using now.  The Indiana Audubon Society is sponsoring a field trip to Atterbury Fish and Wildlife Area on  April 26, 2014. Doug Gray will be leading the trip and … Continue reading

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The Elusive White Ghost

When I go on my short walks after work I don’t carry my binoculars or any other birding gear.  I do what Ted Eubanks would describe as “bare-naked” birding.  The point of these short walks is for exercise and to … Continue reading

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Johnson County – #200

Since I am not a chaser my main birding goals have always revolved around the county I reside.  As I have often stated I believe that all birds that should be in, or come through, an area are there.  People … Continue reading

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Saturday – March 8 – Finally Open Water!

Today I did the one thing I hate to do birding. Drive to a spot, bird the spot drive, hurry to the next spot, bird, repeat.  The reason I did this is because I read a post by Don Gorney … Continue reading

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March Forecast – 2014 – Hopefully Open Water !

I had planned to post this last Saturday but the arrival of the Long-tailed Duck made me shift blogging gears. I don’t care how long I have been birding, but at the start of every month I still go through … Continue reading

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February 2014 Recap – Frozen Water

I thought I would start keeping a recap of the months so I would have a written record of what happened each month. Not just guess on what I thought I remembered. Like the quarterly recaps of the Indiana Audubon.  This … Continue reading

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