Bird Walk

Video of birds walking from various dates and times. Included are: Pigeon, Brookhaven, GA Seagull, Myrtle Beach, SC Egret, Myrtle Beach, SC Geese, Stone Mountain, GA Zebra Finch, Chamblee, GA Ducks, Chamblee, GA Eastern Towhee, Chamblee, GA Great Blue Heron, Chamblee, GA Robin, Atlanta, GA Original video, © 2017, G. M. Lupo. For more content, … Continue reading Bird Walk

An Egret Fishing at Myrtle Beach, 10 October 2015

There was an egret fishing in this little inlet created when the tide rolled out Saturday morning. It started out in one section on the northern side of the pedestrian bridge, but flew away without catching anything. Possibly the same egret showed up several minutes later, downstream from where it was first seen. I zoomed … Continue reading An Egret Fishing at Myrtle Beach, 10 October 2015

Flock of Seagulls, Three Different Views

Three separate videos featuring seagulls from Myrtle Beach, 9 October 2015. Up first, a lone seagull walks with steely determination to nowhere in particular. Next three to five seagulls peck around in a puddle left over from high tide. Finally, a seagull frenzy as birds fly in an out and shuffle all around.  

Pelican Preening, Myrtle Beach, SC, 8 October 2015

On our first day at Myrtle Beach, my brother pointed out this pelican. At first, it was crouched down and somewhat lethargic, but after I'd taken a walk around, I came back to discover it preening itself. It has a rather noticeable gash on its lower beak, which may hinder its ability to fish, and … Continue reading Pelican Preening, Myrtle Beach, SC, 8 October 2015

Birds! Various Dates

Re-posting a couple of my favorite bird videos, plus one I don't think I've posted in this blog before. Enjoy! Pigeon, Brookhaven MARTA Station, Brookhaven, GA, 27 September 2012 Egret, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 11 October 2014 Geese, Stone Mountain, GA, 23 April 2011  

Reconstructing a Family: Laban Lupo of Robeson County, NC

In putting together a genealogy, knowing who isn't part of a given family is almost as important as knowing who is. In the case of the Lupos in Virginia and the Carolinas, the exasperating naming conventions make it very difficult to identify who belongs where. Between 1780 and 1820 there were at least four men … Continue reading Reconstructing a Family: Laban Lupo of Robeson County, NC