Day 3 of the Montana Big Loop

The second of three days in Glacier National Park, what an unbelievable treat for everyone on the tour. Today, we woke a bit later and enjoyed coffee and breakfast at Eddie’s Café in Apgar. The big targets for day were another chance at Pacific Wren, Harlequin Duck,...

Day 2 of the Montana Big Loop

By now a recurring theme was solidly materializing during this 2011 Montana Big Loop, “I have never seen such weather or more water ever in my life in Montana.” But, who can complain as you start your birding in spectacular Glacier National Park. As the first of the...

Day 1 of the Montana Big Loop

The first full day started with a birder’s breakfast (you know, greasy and early) at the ever popular IHOP, although I am still skeptical about the international portion of the name. Our first birding destination was the Old Sloan Bridge site near Dixon. Lewis’s...

Day 0 of the 2011 Montana Big Loop

The first evening of my first trip for WINGS. I was immensely nervous and hurriedly mentally rehearsing the entire trip. Mulling over drive times and dining arrangements in the hotel lobby, I rapidly noticed a fellow birder. She was wearing the standard issue uniform...