Category Archives: Alula Adventures

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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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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Doodletown – June 2012

June 11, 2012: DOODLETOWN and MINE TORNE ROADS – On this full-day adventure we visited one of the popular and reliable sites in southern New York for nesting songbirds, including Cerulean Warblers! We explored the woodlands that flank Doodletown and … Continue reading

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Goatsuckers Galore – June 2012

June 5, 2012: GOATSUCKERS GALORE – 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. We Spent an evening hiking in the Long Island Dwarf Pine Plains to search and listen for two of the three “goatsucker” species found on Long Island – Whip-poor-wills … Continue reading

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MAY 25 – 26, 2012 EXTENDED ADVENTURES

May 25 – 26, 2012:  DELAWARE BAY ON THE JERSEY SIDE We traveled on a two-day trip to witness the annual spectacle of thousands of shorebird species feeding on horseshoe crab eggs,  to the Cape May Bird Observatory’s Center for Research … Continue reading

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Sandy Hook, NJ – May 2012

SANDY HOOK, NJ SPRING MIGRATION!   May 7, 2012 We played “hooky” from work on Monday May 7th and traveled to Sandy Hook, New Jersey and nearby locales, to witness the spring songbird migration. Sandy Hook, as a north oriented … Continue reading

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WINE & WATERFOWL, MARCH 2012

March 4, 2012:  WATERFOWL AND WINE For a full report go to John’s Adventure Blog (click here) What a great day we had birding on the Island’s South Fork looking for winter waterfowl at Montauk Point, Peconic Bay, and several … Continue reading

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