• Best Bird of the Weekend

    One year ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Those of us in the Northern Hemisphere can congratulate ourselves on experiencing another August weekend. While experiences vary all the way along the spectrum from abysmal to divine, we all get a head start on superior when the weather is amazing. I hope most of you got the boost we did.
    Ivy and I have been lucking out on a small pond-really a flooded field-that seems to attract the widest array of shorebirds in Monroe County, NY. Our third trip in three weekends resulted in our third new year bird, this one Semipalmated Sandpiper. Sounds tame, but that's about as exciting as shorebirding...
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