• Best Birds of my First Year with 10,000 Birds

    4 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    When it comes to one's most exciting bird sightings, of course, it all comes down to context. I wouldn't change my central Mexican endemics for any other region's birds. But... Been there, done most of those. So my favorites for 2019 includes a good number of birds that are rather common elsewhere, but were firsts for me. Plus a few truly difficult species.
    12. Mandarin Ducks, Munich, Germany
    Sure, it is an introduced species in Germany. And they aren't nearly as famous as the vagrant/escaped Mandarin Duck of Central Park. But they were still Mandarin Ducks!
    11. American Oystercatcher...
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