You can win prizes in 2011 just by reporting your sightings to eBird! Well, if you bird in New York City, on Long Island, or in downstate New York and finish in the top three in a complex array of categories you can. Get the details on Warblings and see who’s ahead on NYC Nova Hunter.
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their indoor cat, B.B. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.