• Best Bird of the Weekend

    22 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    So many different factors contribute to the quality and quantity of a birding adventure that one would be hard-pressed to predict the very best time to watch birds in a particular area beyond a vague three or four week window. However, one weekend always delivers on the promise of some of the most thrilling and non-judgmental birding encounters of any year. Which one is that? Obviously, the very first weekend of the year! My weekend was fantastic, considering I'm already two owls into the new year. However, my best bird was a lifer, at least for the moment... a Hoary Redpoll I've been...
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