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  • Rare Bird Alert: January 19, 2018

    The same batch of continuing ABA rarities persists into another week, headlined by the ABA 1st record Mistle Thrush in New Brunswick. Nazca Booby […]

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  • Rare Bird Alert: January 19, 2018
    by Nate Swick on January 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    The same batch of continuing ABA rarities persists into another week, headlined by the ABA 1st record Mistle Thrush in New Brunswick. Nazca Booby (ABA Code 4) and Garganey (4) are still being seen in California and the Sinaloa Wren (5) is still in Arizona. Both Blue Bunting (4) and Tamaulipas Crows […]

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Identification

ABA Photo Quiz – Jan 2018

January 9th, 2018|

Ah, everybody’s favorite, a brown duck. Fortunately, despite many birders’ seeming thoughts that there aren’t, there are numerous useful ID characters presented in this photo that enable a quick solution to the quiz.

ID Challenge: Small Owl

A hooked bill, large eyes, and a round facial disk make it easy to see that this bird is an owl-but what kind?

ABA Rare Bird Alert

A BULLOCK’S ORIOLE is visiting a feeder in southeast Charlotte, Mecklenberg Co, NORTH CAROLINA. There are just shy of 20 records for the state, though they’ve been scarce in recent years. Hosts are welcoming to birders. ... See MoreSee Less

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A Nazca Booby Paul Lehman found yesterday in San Diego Bay (CA) has incredibly now become THREE. Paul reports this morning: "Make that three adult boobies all flying together currently in San Diego Bay off the Navy shipyard in National City. Yes, three." ... See MoreSee Less

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Adrian Hinkle and his mother Em just found Oregon’s 4th Steller’s Eider (a female) at “the cove” in Seaside, Oregon. Shawneen and I are on our way there now. ... See MoreSee Less

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