• Best Bird of the Weekend

    25 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Most birders I know across the United States-and well beyond-seemed happier than usual this weekend, even ecstatic. Is a winter finch irruption really that exciting?
    I didn't catch up with any crossbills this weekend, but my travels took me from Rochester to NYC and back. Of all the birds observed on the highway, the most interesting was surely the Ring-necked Pheasant that blithely strolled out on the NY Thruway but was smart enough to pull back before losing a battle with a speeding vehicle. Corey had an amazing morning's birding at Breezy Point on Saturday, netting three year birds and...
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