Rob Thorn

August 30, 2020
Solitary Sandpiper - Photo Rob Thorn

Creature Feature: Solitary Sandpiper

The little sandpiper nimbly stepped through the puddles at the edge of Hoover Reservoir..... Rob Thorn tells us about this mysterious shorebird.
January 1, 2020
Gray Catbird - Photo Earl Harrison

2019 Columbus CBC Pushes through Slow Day

Count Summary On December 15, 72 observers sponsored by CAS spent the day counting birds in different areas of Columbus. Relatively mild weather reduced the numbers […]
December 3, 2019
Long-tailed Duck - Photo Earl Harrison

Winter Birding

It’s late November. The leaves are (mostly) down. Fall migration is (mostly) done. Do you pack up your binoculars or book that ticket to Texas? Wait; […]
October 17, 2019
Hooded Merganser - Photo Paul Albertella

The Hidden Dimensions of Fall Migration

Do you think that "the fall migration" is finished by early October? Rob Thorn discusses why it might not be -- and why it's not "the" migration.
August 19, 2019
Upland Sandpiper - Photo Earl Harrison

Muddy Future: Central Ohio Shore-birding

It’s early September, do you know where your shorebirds are? Sometimes it seems like the phrases ‘central Ohio’ and ‘shorebirds’ never really belong together. We’ve had […]