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John’s Adventure Blog – Nebraska and Kansas – March 2016

Trip Blog – Kansas/Nebraska 2016 The gang – Val, Eileen, Peter, Jim, Ann, John, Ceci, Eleanor, Robert and Georgia, outside the childhood home of Willa Cather in Red Cloud, Nebraska. Joined by six enthusiastic participants – Jim, Ceci, Ann, Peter, … Continue reading

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John’s Adventure Blog – Nebraska and Kansas – March 2015

Three participants – Jen & Peter Clement and Jim Romansky – joined Eileen and me as Alula Birding & Natural History Tours made its second trip to “Natural Nebraska” from March 19th to the 23rd. (It was my fourth sojourn … Continue reading

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Spring 2018 – Nebraska & Kansas (March) plus Texas (April)

March 17-22, 2018 – Sandhill Crane Spectacular – Don’t miss the exciting opportunity to join Alula Birding & Natural History Tours on its fourth sojourn to Nebraska to witness the greatest bird migration spectacle the North American continent has to … Continue reading

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NEBRASKA & KANSAS – MARCH 19-23, 2015

Platte River & Great Plains MARCH 19-23, 2015 On this exciting adventure we got to experience some very exciting aspects of our natural world. We witnessed hundreds of thousands of Sandhill Cranes moving north through Nebraska during their migration, as … Continue reading

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John’s Adventure Blog – Cape May, September 2014

Cape May Blog – September 20-22, 2014 (click here for trip photos) After a three and a half hour ride down the Garden State Parkway we arrived, in late morning, at our destination – Cape May Point State Park, the … Continue reading

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John’s Adventure Blog – Magee Marsh, Ohio, May 2014

Fantastic! Outstanding! Remarkable! These and quite a few more similar adjectives have been used by countless birders to characterize Magee Marsh, one of the absolute best places in the country to enjoy spring songbird migration and the primary, but not … Continue reading

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John’s Adventure Blog – Shawangunk, February 23, 2014

Blog for Walkill River NWR/Shawngunk Trip – February 23, 2014 On February 23, 2014 three intrepid birders joined Alula BNHT on its full-day trip to the Walkill River National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Minnewaska State Preserve, and Shawangunk National Wildlife Refuge.  … Continue reading

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WOODCOCKS – APRIL 14, 2013

PEENTS & PEEPS IN THE NIGHT! Alula Birding & Natural History Tours celebrated spring when we traveled to the North Fork Preserve in Riverhead, Suffolk County’s newest park. We enjoyed the beauty of the park as we hiked and looked … Continue reading

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JERSEY JAUNT MAY MIGRATION – MAY 2013

TO CATCH SPRING MIGRATION!! May 19th, 2013 Alula Birding & Natural History Tours went on this jaunt to two of northern New  Jersey’s most sizzling spring migration hotspots – Lord Stirling Park and the adjacent Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. … Continue reading

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LONG ISLAND DUCKS – FEBRUARY 2013

February 3, 2013 We had a great day observing waterfowl and saw 23 species, including incredible Harlequin Ducks! Here’s the complete species list for the day: WATERFOWL (23 species): Mute Swan Canada Goose Brant American Black Duck Gadwall Mallard Northern … Continue reading

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