• The Warbler, the Birder, and the Bivalve

    6 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    The story begins with a Prothonotary Warbler found in Brooklyn by Gabriel Willow, a NYC birder, on Wednesday, April 12th. A happy circumstance, but not an unusual one. One or two, sometimes even three or four Prothonotary Warblers show up in New York City every year, often in migrant hotspots like Central Park or Prospect Park, sometimes a little off the beaten path, like the Prothonotary Warbler that spent several weeks on the New York Public Library steps (two weeks before it was discovered by birders) in October 2010, earning an article in the New York Times and a visit from Corey and...
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