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Each of us has our own perception of what birds we consider rare and think of when someone says we saw a rare bird. Some would consider species with low world populations such as Whooping Crane as the only rare … Continue reading
November 30th, after a lovely day rediscovering the now-returned Nutting’s Flycatcher, hiking in the Bill Williams, and finding my La Paz County Winter Wren, I thought I had used up all my birding karma for a little while. Still, when … Continue reading
Just after 8:00 this morning, after about 15 minutes of birding, I was walking down the road at Mosquito Flats in Bill Williams River NWR, planning out my post to the listserv about the continued absence of the Nutting’s Flycatcher. … Continue reading
Two days ago (26 November 2012), John West photographed an odd gull on the beach at Rotary Park. He sent the photos to David Vander Pluym, who immediately identified it as a juvenile Lesser Black-backed Gull! Photos by John West … Continue reading
I’ve been promising for a while to post photos of rarities that have been seen lately in the LCRV. The thing is, the rarities just keep coming! I have finally caught up, for now, and I present a suite of … Continue reading
We’ve been scouring the lake lately for jaegers – those wonderful winged pirates – given all the reports coming from the inland southwest. We were rewarded a few days ago with a flyby Parasitic that hasn’t shown itself since. What … Continue reading