bird watching

Bird Watching and Listening in the Garden State
As bummed as I was about waking up at 4:30 am with a mild case of insomnia, I was happy about one thing.  I noticed the early birds were up already...presumably to catch the worms.  They were singing in my back yard and it was a really nice sound...
Any Vultures In Your Neighborhood ?
So I spotted this guy in our neighborhood .... the "turkey vulture". In some areas known as the "turkey buzzard" and in the Caribbean it's the "john crow". The scavenger of the air ... this bird usually turns up when there's food to be …