is a new bird blog written by my friend Tom, the birder who got me on more life birds than anyone else by taking the time to show me the ropes when I was a novice birder.  He has some great shots of fall migrants moving through western Albany County.  Check The Blue-collar Birder out!

Written by Corey
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 and Desmond Shearwater. 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.