Birding

Spring Birding...with Crossbills too!

16Apr2018
Author:Joan Collins
With a one-in-twenty year bumper food crop this past winter, Red and White-winged Crossbills irrupted into the Adirondacks, with the largest concentration occurring in Long Lake. Birders traveled...

An Evening Paddle to Round Lake

The End of the Day Round Lake is perhaps my favorite paddle in northern Hamilton County, and a friend and I took a chance to get out on it the other day. It was late by the time we arrived, but we...

Camping, Birding, and Exploring Along Horseshoe Lake

Waking up in a beautiful place My friend and I camped along Horseshoe Lake the other weekright along the St. Lawrence-Franklin-Hamilton county lines. Wren and I woke early while it was still dark,...

Fall on the water!

11Sep2017
Author:RaChelle Hosley
Last week I was fortunate enough to head out on Piseco Lake for a beautiful sunset cruise with some great friends. My husband, kids, and I  got to have a lovely lake-front dinner of homemade pizza,...

Paddling and Birding Along the Bog River

You Can't Miss a Chance to Paddle Here Wren and I had the opportunity to paddle the Bog River the other day and we couldn't turn down the chance to do so. After all, the Bog River is a great place to...

Spring Birds & Peepers

An Afternoon and Evening of Exploring Around Little Tupper Lake and Round Lake A nice day to head out While our recent weather has been wet and raw, it had been warmer not long ago and on a day when...

RaChelle's Law

In my house, Murphy's Law is not a thing. We refer to it as RaChelle's Law... if it can go wrong, it already has - or it will! This is the way my life goes in general, but especially over the last...

Paddling and birding Round Lake and Little Tupper Lake

Ducks on the move With waterfowl migration beginning, I make sure to check out area lakes whenever I can. And so, when Wren and I had a chance to explore south of Tupper Lake the other day, we were...

Birding & Paddling Fishing Brook

  A lovely new area has been opened to the public for paddling and fishing in the Town of Long Lake. County Line Flow and Fishing Brook can both be paddled, and fishing is allowed from the shoreline...

Four Adirondack birding destinations to flock to!

The secret is out — the central Adirondacks is a special place, and birds know it. Located in the heart of the boreal zone, a swath of bird-loving habitat that runs from the northeastern to the...

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