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Acadian Birder: October 2012 Archives

Finches and Geese

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

grosbeak.jpgAlain Clavette has just returned from Quebec where he saw thousands of snow geese. He describes that sight, and he talks about birds you can find at your feeder this week. (Photo: Alain Clavette's shot of an Evening Grosbeak)

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Rare Bird Protocol

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Some rare birds have been spotted during the fall migration, including a Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher! But our birder, Alain Clavette, says authenticating a rare bird isn't as easy as you might think.

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Back to Grand Manan

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

monarch.jpgAt this time of year Alain Clavette just can't get enough of birding on Grand Manan. He went to the island with his mother on the weekend and he explains what he's seeing. (Photo: Along with birds, Alain Clavette is seeing a lot of Monarch butterflies migrating).

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