• And So It Begins

    4 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    I can't resist loving my first week of birding each year. While I can't convince myself to be excited about my First-Of-Year House Sparrows , almost anything else is exciting. Just today I got to celebrate a Cooper's Hawk, Berylline Hummingbird, and Lesser Goldfinch - common birds all, but still great when they are FOY.
    This year, I had the extra satisfaction of going to Lake Cuitzeo for my first outing. In most years, that wouldn't be all that special - the lake is normally where I can see the most species in a single day, so I usually go there first. But last year, I did not go to the...
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