Category Archives: John’s Adventure Blogs

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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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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John’s Adventure Blog – Doodletown, June 2012

Doodletown & Sterling Forest Blog Three participants joined Eileen and me on a fun-filled day to Doodletown and Sterling Forest. Both locations, in southeastern New York, are well-known for their migratory and nesting songbirds. Given the fact that trip was … Continue reading

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John’s Adventure Blog – Delaware Bay, May 2012

“New Jersey Side of Delaware Bay” Blog – 2012 Six intrepid participants joined Eileen and me for our two-day trip (May 25th and 26th), which included viewing migrating shorebirds along the New Jersey side of Delaware Bay. We met at … Continue reading

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John’s Adventure Blog – Woodcock Walk, April 2012

Woodcock Trip Blog Twelve participants joined Eileen and me as Alula BNHT went searching for the American Woodcock, in hopes of watching them during their annual Spring mating flights. Our destination was the Calverton area of the Pine Barrens which … Continue reading

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John’s Adventure Blog – Wine & Waterfowl, March 2012

Waterfowl & Wine Blog Ten intrepid participants joined Alula Birding & Natural History Tours for its “Waterfowl & Wine” trip on March 4th, which started at Montauk Point and ended at Duckwalk Vineyards in Southampton. Given Long Island’s latitude and … Continue reading

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John’s Adventure Blog – Pine Barrens, Oct. 2011

Pine Barrens Blog The weather could not have been better for Alula’s “Cook’s Tour of the Pine Barrens” on October 9th. It was sunny and unseasonably warm with temperatures in the mid 80’s and a sky that was Robin’s egg … Continue reading

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