Rob Thorn

February 3, 2021
Sandhill Crane Soaring - Photo Earl Harrison

2020 Columbus CBC Ends Weird Year on Positive Note

Count Summary On December 20, 78 observers sponsored by CAS spent the day counting birds in different areas of Columbus, in a socially-distanced fashion!  Unlike the […]
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.