About Bob Stymeist
Bob Stymeist is Bird Observer’s Bird Sightings Compiler and a regular bird walk leader for the Friends of Mount Auburn.
The Nighthawk is a member of the nightjar family which include the Whip-poor-will. All members of this family are rather cryptic in color with tiny bills and huge mouths. Join us for a Nighthawk Watch this summer at Washington Tower: … Continue reading
Certainly well named, the Brown Creeper fits the bill; their streaked brown upperparts provide camouflage as they “creep” upward on a tree trunk. Both the male and female look alike; they prefer mature forests with a mix of deciduous trees … Continue reading
Kinglets are smaller than warblers; there are two species that occur at Mount Auburn, the Ruby-crowned and the Golden-crowned (photo above by Jeremiah Trimble). The Golden-crowned is the one we can encounter in the late fall through early spring. Both … Continue reading
The Christmas Bird Count, sponsored by the National Audubon Society is the biggest birding event of the year, last year in the United States 59,039 people participated in 1902 different count areas amassing a total of 54,531,408 individual birds! Every … Continue reading