Tag Archives: Burlington Island

Baby It’s Cold Outside!

An arctic blast has taken over the area, dropping the overnight temperature this morning to the low 20s F/~-6° C. Highs today were in the mid-40s F/7° C, rather cold for this time in November. Those readings are typical of … Continue reading

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State of the Osprey Breeding Season for 2019

Spring has sprung,Still feels like winter,Maybe that’s why,My ospreys aren’t hither. On the distribution map above for the 2019 osprey season, the sites labeled with white borders and red letters are those at which one or a pair have returned … Continue reading

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Sing Hallelujah

Got hit with my first barrage of Christmas music on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving at Bristol Borough waterfront, just like last year at this time. I was there to check on a pair of bald eagles that nest across the … Continue reading

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Birdhouse in Your Soul

Ten nesting pairs of ospreys have returned for the 2018 season to a stretch of the Delaware River that starts in Riverton, NJ, and ends 18.6 miles (29.9 kilometers) northeasterly at the tip of Burlington Island, NJ. The raptors, otherwise … Continue reading

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Bird’s Eye View

Found a new bald eagles’ nest today. I stopped by to see, perchance, if the Pen Ryn or Herringbone Lane ospreys might have made it back early. They’re expected this week sometime. Usually the fish hawks arrive on their migration … Continue reading

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Doing the Hokeypokey

Don’t know how I always seem to witness these things. It’s as if they wait for me to get there before doing it. Having just pulled up to my bird-watching spot at Pennypack Park on the Delaware River in Philadelphia, … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreams

“Sleep, those little slices of death; oh how I loathe them” is attributed to Edgar Allan Poe, as found on the ever knowledgeable Internet, which must make it true, right? Wrong! Show me from what work of his that quote … Continue reading

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